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Wednesday, July 26, 2017 This Week's Paper
Audio: Billy Cosby opens up about childhood, his absent dad and the need for role models

In our latest edition, we ran an interview with iconic actor, comedian and author Bill Cosby to preview his Feb. 10 appearance at the University of Puget Sound's Memorial Field House. And, as promised, here's another outtake from our interview.

In this clip, a question about all the kid-oriented material he's done over the years prompts a poignant account of how his deadbeat dad, an influential teacher and a youthful identity crisis motivated him to be a role model years later.