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Jamaican-born writer helps working-class people be seen

Clip: 04/12/2018 | 3m 26s

Nicole Dennis-Benn says she never could have become a writer if she had stayed in Jamaica -- that took living in the U.S. and encouragement from her wife. But returning to the land of her birth, she was confronted with all of the things she had run away from, yet also with the desire to tell the real stories of the people behind the fantasy. Dennis-Benn gives her Brief But Spectacular take.

Aired: 04/12/18

Rating: NR

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