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High Spirited 'Patti Cake$' Dresses Its Cinderella Story In Dirty Jersey Drag

A hard-working aspiring rapper rises above her dead-end existence with the help of some supportive friends and her own irrepressible talent. Critic Justin Change says Patti Cake$ is irresistible.

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Other segments from the episode on August 18, 2017

Fresh Air with Terry Gross August 18, 2017: Interview with Billy Eichner; Interview with Julie Klausner; Review of the film "Patti Cake$."

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