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Actor Evan Handler on Surviving Leukemia

Handler has played leading roles in seven Broadway productions including, "Six Degrees of Separation," "Brighton Beach Memoirs," and "Master Harold. . . and the boys." He's 32 now; seven years ago he was diagnosed with leukemia. He had a bone marrow transplant, and he's now considered free of the disease. He has a new monologue, "Time on Fire," about his four year struggle with leukemia.


Other segments from the episode on June 1, 1993

Fresh Air with Terry Gross, June 1, 1993: Interview with Howard Kurtz; Interview with Evan Handler; Commentary on the female condom.


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