Angie Thomas on how a TLC lyric saved her life

Studio 360

Angie Thomas, author of the bestselling Young Adult book, “The Hate U Give,” grew up a TLC fanatic. And after dealing with serious bullying, she used TLC’s music—specifically the late Lisa "Left Eye" Lopes's words—to support her.

Thomas’s second novel, “On the Come Up,” was released last year.

(Originally aired June 29, 2017)

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