A Man Named Pearl

Meet the real-life Edward Scissorhands, Pearl Fryar.

The 66-year-old African-American, the subject of the inspiring documentary "A Man Named Pearl," doesn't have scissors where his hands should be, but he turns trees and bushes into topiary sculptures every bit as amazing as the ones Johnny Depp's character crafts in the Tim Burton film.

And Fryar's sculptures are real, not the result of movie magic.

Fryar lives with his wife in Bishopville, a depressed town in South Carolina's poorest county, where racial prejudice still rears its ugly head.
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