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Lillian DeJean (2020)

Louisiana Young Heroes



Genre: Awards

Place Covered: Lafayette, Lafayette Parish, Louisiana

Copyright Holder: Louisiana Educational Television Authority

Date Issued: 2020-12-18

Duration: 00:04:32

Subjects: Louisiana Young Heroes


  • Moreau, Andre Host
  • DeJean, Lillian Interviewee
  • DeJean, Nicole Interviewee


This segment from the 2020 Young Heroes show features Andre Moreau’s profile of honoree Lillian DeJean, a homeschooled senior from Lafayette. DeJean was born with an unspecified autoimmune disease and a mitochondrial disorder. She is a disability advocate and was the first minor appointed to the Louisiana Developmental Disabilities Council. Moreau interviews Lillian DeJean and Nicole DeJean, her mother.