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Lori J. Benson in Dear Talula

Dear Talula

2007 NR

A year after giving birth to her daughter Talula, filmmaker Lori Benson received a diagnosis of stage two breast cancer. This documentary follows Benson as she deals with her illness while caring for her child and trying to make sense of it all. Telling her story with honesty and even humor, Benson details her surgery, chemotherapy and search for alternative treatments. Along the way, she discovers some truths about her life and herself.