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Ryan Thoreson


Nationality:    USA
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Activist and campaigner Ryan was born in Fargo, North DakotA. He attended Shanley High School, Fargo.Ryan has raised huge sums for various organisations such as the YWCA's Rape and Abuse Crisis Center and each year has orgainsed a "30 Hour Famine" to raise money to releave poverty and hunger in the world. He is a member of Amnesty International. At Harvard he was involved in numerous GLBT organisations. He is a recepient of the Fargo-Moorehead Human Rights Award.

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Fargo: A (Mostly) True Story

Fargo: A (Mostly) True Story

about life and prejudice in small-town America, set in Fargo, North Dakota. It tells the story of a gay man and a straight woman's enduring friendship and outrageous past as teenaged geeks.

written by Ryan Thoreson And Marie Strinden

1st Produced:

The Lone Fargoan Company

1st Published:
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Play/Drama. - - Gay, theme/character full length

Male:  -            Female:  1            Other:  -

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