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UMKC Graduate's Life Documented in Book, TV Special

By Ty Chandler

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Kansas City, MO – As a ninth grader, Marcus Leach never thought about his future, until a Central High School teacher convinced him to join the debate team. Journalist Joe Miller, chronicled the debate team's journey in his book Cross-X, and movie on cable TV's Lifetime Channel. KCUR's Ty Chandler sat down with Marcus Leach, now a college graduate to find out how he feels about having his life on the small screen.

This story was produced for KC Currents.

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