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True Stories

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Please don't take this title to mean "Why I Hate (Insert Your Name Here)." I swear, it's only the phone I hate. It is actually a really bad thing, because it means that I don't often talk to people I love. And I live far away from practically everyone I love. The only person I do not mind talking to on the phone* is my mom, and now I live two miles from her. So, I never talk to anyone on the phone. I did not use to hate talking on the phone. When I was a teen, I could talk to my best friend…

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Reggae superstar Bob Marley knew a lot about love. In fact, take a look at 12 of the best Bob Marley quotes about love (and heartbreak) and you'll believe the guy must have had a PhD in the topic.

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With the right amount of support, hard work, dedication and belief in one’s self, anyone can make their dreams come true.

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The true story of a beautiful violin prodigy, her devoted boyfriend, and the family secrets that led to a brutal murder Joyce Aparo seemed to be the perfect single mother. She doted on her sixteen-year-old daughter, Karin, encouraging her musical ability and lavishing affection on her. But behind closed doors, Joyce was a terror. For thirteen years, she beat Karin savagely, kept her away from other children, and demeaned her relentlessly. When Karin met the troubled yet brilliant Dennis…

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The Man Who Broke into Auschwitz is the extraordinary true story of a British soldier who marched willingly into the concentration camp, Buna-Monowitz, known as Auschwitz III. In the summer of 1944, Denis Avey was being held in a British POW labour camp, E715, near Auschwitz III. He had heard of the brutality meted out to the prisoners there and he was determined to witness what he could. He hatched a plan to swap places with a Jewish inmate and smuggled himself into his sector of the camp…

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"And you wonder: How the hell did this guy go on to be a loving father and grandfather? How did he bury all that crap? That's a story in itself." —Clint Eastwood, director of THE CHANGELINGThe film story of young Sanford Clark and his forced participation in the Wineville Murders was covered in Clint Eastwood's movie, THE CHANGELING, but for answers to the questions Eastwood posed after completing the project, turn to the true story of the Wineville murders: Anthony Flacco's THE ROAD OUT OF…

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Inspired by a true story, My Mother’s Secret is a captivating and ultimately uplifting tale intertwining the lives of two Jewish families in hiding from the Nazis, a fleeing German soldier, and the mother and daughter who save them all. Franciszka and her daughter, Helena, are simple, ordinary people...until 1939, when the Nazis invade their homeland. Providing shelter to Jews in Nazi-occupied Poland is a death sentence, but Franciszka and Helena do exactly that. In their tiny home in Sokal…

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A pair of silver Regency candlesticks.Pieces of well-worn family jewelry.More than a thousand documents, letters, and photographsLotte Meyerhoff's best friends risked their lives in Nazi Germany to safeguard these and other treasured heirlooms and mementos from her family and return them to her after the war. The Holocaust had left Lotte the lone survivor of her family, and these precious objects gave her back a crucial piece of her past. Four Girls from Berlin vividly recreates that past…

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