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Memories and laughs at Statesboro's Emma Awards
Local talent recognized at the Averitt Center
Best Actor nominee J.J. Crawford shouts a hello to a friend Saturday as he walks the red carpet outside the Averitt Center into the 2014 Emma Awards. - photo by JENNIFER ARTHURS/Herald intern
Playing the part of Anna was not the first time Best Actress winner Nora Franklin had a part in the musical "The King and I." "When I was 5 years old I was cast as the littlest child in ‘The King and I' and my mom was cast as Anna," Franklin said during the third annual Emma Awards at the Averitt Center for the Arts. "And the king, Dave Sterner, who I'll never forget, decided to go the Yul Brynner route and shave his head. Well, he freaked me out completely, and I wouldn't do the show.
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