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'Dear...': Ava DuVernay Talks Growing Up In Compton In Exclusive Preview For Apple TV+ Series

Ava DuVernay is declaring her love for her childhood home of Compton, CA in the upcoming second season of Apple TV+ series Dear…

In the exclusive clip above, DuVernay describes how growing up in Compton is different than the version of Compton people hear about in rap songs and in films. Apart from DuVernay’s episode, other episodes will spotlight notables including André Leon Talley, Viola Davis, Malala Yousafzai, Jane Fonda, Billy Porter, Sandra Oh, Kareem Abdul-Jabbar and Laird Hamilton.

Directed by R.J. Culter, the second season of Dear… will showcase how some of the world’s most influential people have changed the world. According to the description:

The second season of Dear… will spotlight internationally recognized leaders, entertainers and athletes, and how they have shaped culture and society through a collection of intimate letters from their fans. By reading these letters, each influential figure learns how they have unknowingly impacted others and gains new insight into how their work has made a unique contribution to the global community.

The second season of Dear… will drop Mar. 4.

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