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Homewood eighth grader takes TV role in stride

Homewood has a 14-year-old television star.

The reality of that sinks in for Lyric Ross, an eighth grader at James Hart School, when people recognize her on the street as the character Deja on the NBC-TV hit show “This Is Us.”


In her role, Lyric plays a pre-teen who is placed in foster care with the Pearson family. Over five episodes she shares secrets about her mother’s drug problems, experiences in foster homes and the stresses she faces.

  Lyric Ross, a James Hartstudent, is starring inthe NBC-TV show“This Is . . .

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