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Shining musical light on mental illness

Musical geniuses sometimes struggle with demons. Jazz, blues and soul singer, composer and songwriter Donny Hathaway battled schizophrenia. "I'm hoping they will still be able to enjoy some of his songs but also see that this is him getting through and enjoy some of his stories he had to tell but also come away with a new knowledge of what schizophrenia is," said Kelvin Roston Jr., who penned "Twisted Melodies." Hathaway songs in the April 11 show at Governors State University's Center for Performing Arts in University Park include "Someday We'll All Be Free," "Jealous Guy," "She Is My Lady" and "You Are My...

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