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StoryCorps Shorts: Detective Simmons

Special | 2m 59s Video has closed captioning.

Every family has a figure who captures the imagination of future generations of storytellers. For Camaran Henson, that figure is his grandfather, a former police detective he was convinced was immortal, like a superhero. Though his grandfather didn’t prove to be immortal, Camaran still considers him worthy of his legendary status--and a deserving focal point of continued storytelling.

Aired: 07/26/18

Expired: 07/26/19

Rating: NR

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