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Review: Ed Asner releases captivating autobiography 'Son of a Junkman' (Includes first-hand account)
Asner opens up about his childhood, being the son of a junkman, and being raised in Kansas City, Kansas. He learned about the value of hard work while working in the junkyard. He recalls growing up in the Great Depression and studying journalism and radio in high school.