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Past Present: Giving Stories New Life With Lesa Cline-Ransome-- "Finding Langston"

6 minutes 35 seconds

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In this episode, Lesa Cline-Ransome reveals her research techniques for creating "Finding Langston," a historical novel set during The Great Migration and chronicles the childhood of Langston Hughes. Langston’s mother has just died when he and his father leave rural Alabama to make a new home in Chicago’s South Side. It’s lonely in the small apartment with just his father, and at school he’s bullied. Part of the "Past Present: Giving Stories New Life With Lesa Cline-Ransome" series.

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Runtime: 6 minutes 35 seconds

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