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YOUR VOICE, YOUR STORY: Lemon Andersen

Special | 3m 30s Video has closed captioning.

Andrew "Lemon" Andersen is a poet raised in Brooklyn. He watched his stepfather, father and mother die from heroin abuse and AIDS complications, leaving him and his brother to grow up alone. With talent, encouragement from friends and mentors in the Hip Hop community, Andersen rose to critical acclaim. He has appeared in Def Poetry Jam, the PBS documentary Lemon and one-man show County of Kings.

Aired: 01/01/13

Rating: NR

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