Chronicling Mike Tyson's Rise To Fame, Infamy

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At the age of 20, Mike Tyson burst onto the boxing scene.

He soon became one of the sport's most feared and revered boxers, but along with the fame came controversy.

A new documentary, Tyson, aims to shed some fresh light on this troubled life.

For more, NPR's Allison Samuels speaks with author and filmmaker Nelson George.

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