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I Started Out as a Child ()


By sidestepping racial humor and the "sick" comedy of Lenny Bruce, Bill Cosby was able to reach a wide audience through keen and endearing portraits of his Philadelphia childhood. And even though he mostly bypassed civil rights issues in the '60s, Cosby, in many ways, was still able to de-stigmatize black culture by presenting his story without the more clichéd and tragic descriptions of ghetto life: He was a kid just like any other, with idiosyncratic family members, neighborhood friends, favorite TV characters, and a love ...

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  1. Sneakers
  2. Street Football
  3. The Water Bottle
  4. Christmas Time
  5. The Giant
  6. Oops!
  7. The Lone Ranger
  8. Ralph Jameson
  9. Medic
  10. My Pet Rhinoceros
  11. Half Man
  12. Rigor Mortis
  13. The Neanderthal Man
  14. T.V. Football
  15. Seattle
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I Started Out as a Child
2009, Warner Bros.

UPC: 081227982065


I Started Out as a Child
1998, Warner Bros.

UPC: 075992716321


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