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NEA Chairman Rocco Landesman presents the Paschall Brothers (left to right: Jimmy Lewis, Renard Freeman, Jr., and Tarrence Paschall) with the 2012 National Heritage Fellowship Award.

NEA Chairman Rocco Landesman presents the Paschall Brothers (left to right: Jimmy Lewis, Renard Freeman, Jr., and Tarrence Paschall) with the 2012 National Heritage Fellowship Award. At the ceremony, Rocco Landesman said, "Singers who maintain the rich musical heritage that defines the Tidewater gospel tradition, the Paschall Brothers are a group whose songs are both a testimony to their belief and a tribute to their teacher, the late Rev. Frank Paschall, Sr." (not pictured: Renard Freeman, Sr.) Photo by Tom Pich