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By Aaron Randle
Kansas City Star 

Kansas City debater's life to turn into movie


August 11, 2017

KANSAS CITY, Mo. (AP) — Ryan Wash, a fiery debater from Kansas City's urban core whose unconventional style helped him win an unprecedented two national debating championships, is getting the big screen motion picture treatment.

And, boy, do we mean big.

Brad Pitt's Plan B production company is teaming with Annapurna Pictures and Macro Ventures to finance, produce and distribute Wash's coming-of-age film, according to Deadline Hollywood. Those are the companies behind such Hollywood darlings as "Zero Dark Thirty," ''Her," ''American Hustle," ''Selma," the new, critically acclaimed "Detroi...

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