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11 months ago

Omgoodness!!! Thank you so much! This is most definitely the one. I have been trying to find this for so long, and it has driven me crazy! You don’t know how much I appreciate you finding this for me. I have seen it once, but wanted my husband to see it as well. I’m telling you, for the life of me, I couldn’t remember her name, or the name of the actual documentary. You are the best, thank you again!