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  • Voces on PBS

VOCES ON PBS | Lemon | PBS

Duration: 00:31
Program: Voces on PBS #104
Broadcast Date: Sep. 10, 2012

When Lemon Andersen held a Tony Award in his hands for his work in Russell Simmons' Def Poetry Jam on Broadway, it was close to a miracle. This poet/performer was a three-time felon who'd achieved more than anyone could have ever imagined. But when the show closed, he lost everything and moved his wife and two small daughters back to the projects. In desperation, he turned to the only thing he had left — his pen and his past. "Lemon" follows one man's journey to take his life story to the New York stage while battling his darkest demons. Premieres Friday, October 19, 2012, 10:00-11:00 pm ET

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Post Date: September 10, 2012