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Baby boxes in the heartland

I was surprised to learn that baby boxes, where babies can safely be abandoned, may be coming to Indiana. A bill for the establishment of baby boxes passed the House and is moving to the Senate. 189 more words

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Movie review: Queens and Cowboys: A Straight Year on the Gay Rodeo (2014)

I stepped into the world of professional rodeo for the first time about three years ago. Unfortunately, I didn’t make it back to another rodeo before leaving California—and apparently professional rodeo—behind. 505 more words

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Movie review: East Side Sushi (2014)

I was pulled into the story and remained entranced throughout the entire movie at the Heartland Film Festival. The acting was very good, the storyline engaging, the dialogue witty. 428 more words

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Movie review: The Healing Wall (2014)

The Healing Wall was the third of three short films presented at the Heartland Film Festival as part of the Indiana Spotlight.

The documentary is divided among veterans who spoke of their experiences as Vietnam Veterans back home in the US, the search for and construction of a memorial for the war, and the impact of the wall. 426 more words

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Movie review: We'll Be All Right (2014)

We’ll Be All Right was the second of three short films presented at the Heartland Film Festival as part of the Indiana Spotlight.

The film revolves around one family, the Presslaff family, and their memory of the matriarch of the family, Mimsie. 195 more words

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Movie review: Three Months (2014)

Three Months was the first of three short films presented at the Heartland Film Festival as part of the Indiana Spotlight. I was intrigued. What were Indiana independent filmmakers up to? 257 more words

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Movie review: The Drop Box

For my second Heartland Film Festival movie, I decided on The Drop Box, a documentary about a Korean pastor who started rescuing abandoned babies through the use of a drop box. 511 more words

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