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The First Grader

Special | 2m 8s

Based on the true story of the world's oldest man to start primary school, Justin Chadwick's "The First Grader" centers around an 80 year old Kenyan villager who joins a class of six graders because of his desire to learn to read. Joe Barber, Robert Aubry Davis and Tim Gordon share their thoughts. "The First Grader" is now playing.

Aired: 05/25/11

Rating: NR

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