Angie Thomas on how a TLC lyric saved her life

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Angie Thomas

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.

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

(Originally aired June 29, 2017)

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