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Danny Trejo's Big Break, James Brown's Must See Performance, Ebola Breakout

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Danny Trejo's Big Break, James Brown's Must See Performance, Ebola Outbreak

Danny Trejo's Big Break, James Brown's Must See Performance, Ebola Outbreak

Danny Trejo's Big Break, James Brown's Must See Performance, Ebola Breakout

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Danny Trejo's big break came about partly because of a prison tattoo on his chest, depicting a woman wearing a sombrero. Thanks to that distinctive mark, a screenwriter recognized him as a champion boxer. Carlos Jasso/AP hide caption

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Danny Trejo's big break came about partly because of a prison tattoo on his chest, depicting a woman wearing a sombrero. Thanks to that distinctive mark, a screenwriter recognized him as a champion boxer.

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In this podcast episode, a nurse from Doctors Without Borders talks about the Ebola outbreak, Danny Trejo's jump from the big house to the big screen, and remembering a 1964 James Brown performance.

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