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Tod Lending in Legacy


2000 NR

In this Academy Award-nominated documentary, filmmaker Tod Lending chronicles one family's inspiring journey toward the American Dream and away from the despair of their crumbling Chicago housing project. Offering proof that people can overcome insurmountable odds if hard work and miracles collide, the film tracks the journey of 16-year-old Nickole Collins, who went on to get a college education and break her family's legacy of poverty.

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