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Jonah Stands Up

  • Aired: 02/12/2018
  • 26:46
  • Rating: NR
Jonah Bascle was an unconventional mayoral candidate, even by New Orleans standards: artist, comedian, disability-rights activist. Born with muscular dystrophy, Jonah raced against mortality throughout his twenties. Combining humor, political action, and a sense of urgency, Jonah Stands Up challenges stereotypes associated with differently-abled individuals in New Orleans.
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A young New Orleans rabble-rouser faces his mortality through comedy and advocacy.
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