POV

StoryCorps Shorts: Detective Simmons

Special | 2m 59s

Every family has a figure who captures the imagination of future generations of storytellers. For Camaran Henson, that figure is his grandfather, a former police detective he was convinced was immortal, like a superhero. Though his grandfather didn’t prove to be immortal, Camaran still considers him worthy of his legendary status--and a deserving focal point of continued storytelling.

Aired: 07/26/18

Expired: 07/26/19

Rating: NR

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Major funding for POV is provided by PBS, The John D. and Catherine T. MacArthur Foundation, the John S. and James L. Knight Foundation, Bertha Foundation, Marguerite Casey Foundation, Corporation for Public Broadcasting, National Endowment for the Arts and the New York State Council on the Arts, with special support from The Fledgling Fund.