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Larry LaFountain: Professor, Author, Playwright...Drag Performer?

Episode Summary

Larry LaFountain is a charismatic professor and author who teaches Spanish, Latino Studies and also courses about LGBTQ issues. In this episode, he talks about life growing up in Puerto Rico and his difficult first years as a college student in the U.S. He also reveals how he became a drag performer after an appearance on a cooking show in Chicago.