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Meet Samuel Diggs and Aurelia Johnson

  • Aired: 01/17/2016
  • 02:00
  • Rating: TV-14
Introducing Mansion House Hospital’s Samuel Diggs (McKinley Belcher III), a free black laborer who harbors a secret knowledge in medicine, and Aurelia Johnson (Shalita Grant), an escaped slave living behind Union lines and working as a laundress. See their relationship grow and witness their chemistry on Mercy Street. The six-part series premieres January 17 at 10/9c on PBS. #MercyStreetPBS
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Mercy Street’s McKinley Belcher III and Shalita Grant talk about their characters.
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Mercy Street was made possible by the Anne Ray Charitable Trust, Virginia Tourism, Visit Alexandria, and public television viewers.
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