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Superstar comedian set for San Diego homecoming

Superstar comedian set for San Diego homecoming

It’s an early Tuesday afternoon in San Diego, but halfway across the world in Beruit, Lebanon, comedian Nemr Abou Nassar, who simply goes by the stage name Nemr, is just finishing up dinner. “I have to admit, I like California because it’s a lot more carefree there,” said the Lebanese-born comedian, who for a time lived in North County “It was awesome living in Del Mar,” he notes. “I went to Del Mar Heights and the house we used to live in had a huge backyard area. It was an experience that was free of anxiety. In Lebanon, you have to quickly grow up. Living in Del Mar was like living in a movie.”

These days, however, Nemr is living in a different kind of movie. Known as Lebanon’s...

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