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Mark Twain performer to receive Mark Twain Museum Lifetime Achievement Award

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HANNIBAL, Mo. (WGEM) -

A man who keeps Mark Twain alive in Hannibal will be given a special recognition on Sunday.

The Mark Twain Museum will award its first Lifetime Achievement Award to Hal Holbrook. The award honors a person whose life work has preserved and furthered Mark Twain's legacy in a significant way.

Holbrook has performed as Mark Twain since 1954, and won a Tony award in 1966. He recently authored a memoir and his feature-length documentary, "Holbrook/Twain: An American Odyssey" is planned for a 2013 release.

"Hal Holbrook's work has certainly furthered Twain's legacy," Cindy Lovell, Mark Twain Museum Executive Director, said. "His performance as Twain is incomparable."

 

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