Poet finds solace in elegy of departed son's wild energy

Aired: 10/1/2014 | 0:06:24 | Clip
When Edward Hirsch lost his son to a drug-related cardiac arrest, the poet began collecting his memories. Overwhelmed with grief, Hirsch turned his reflections into a book-length elegy, now published as “Gabriel.” Jeffrey Brown spoke with Hirsch at his home in New York.