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Ellington in Maine

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Ellington in Maine

Ellington in Maine

Ellington in Maine

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Producer Kerry Seed presents the story of Ann Searcy. Growing up, Searcy was one of the few children of color in the resort town of Old Orchard Beach, Me. Her situation attracted the attention of one of Old Orchard's most famous visitors — Duke Ellington.