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'Wire' actors to deliver lines from real-life Baltimoreans

'Wire' actors to deliver lines from real-life Baltimoreans

When the national media converged on Baltimore this spring, they told stories of the protests and violence following the death of Freddie Gray. But those portrayals didn't ring true to the residents of the neighborhoods torn apart by unrest. Stepping into the fray now is the cast of "The Wire," the acclaimed HBO series that ended seven years ago yet remains inextricably linked with Baltimore. They will reunite this week in the city to depict the truth as seen by those who lived through the turmoil. And they'll do so as part of Artscape, the city's signature arts event — and one of the largest public arts gatherings in the nation. It is practically unheard...

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