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For Miami’s Denise Lee, the play is the thing

Edison High grad writes scripts that give the “straight raw deal”

Sometimes it takes a leap of faith in order to make one’s dreams come true. And that’s exactly what Miami native Denise Lee, 42, did after hearing stories continue to swirl in her head. Lee was working as a volunteer for the State of Florida, distributing condoms and talking to people in her community about the importance of having safe sex when she hit upon an idea for a play.