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Motherlove, Money and War

Award-winning author and documentary filmmaker Sebastian Junger spends many years covering war and thinks that he’s come close to knowing what soldiers experience; best-selling author Jamaica Kincaid is sent to live with her aunt after the birth of her little brother; and a problem gambler with a destructive streak tells himself he can beat the odds… just one last time.

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14:23
Lucky Ladies

by Josh Axelrad

A problem gambler with a destructive streak tells himself he can beat the odds…just one last time.

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10:34
The Letter

by Jamaica Kincaid

A girl is sent to live with her aunt after the birth of her little brother.

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13:44
War

by Sebastian Junger

A journalist spends many years covering war and thinks that he’s come close to knowing what soldiers experience.

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Josh Extra

Josh caught on security cam during his card-counting days. Photos courtesy Josh Axelrad.

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Tim Hetherington and Sebastian in the Korengal Valley, Afghanistan. Photos courtesy Sebastian Junger.

The documentary Tim and Sebastian worked on in Afghanistan, Restrepo, is available now.

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