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Girl Wrestler

Season 6 Episode 6 | 53m 53s

Texas teenager Tara Neal insists that girls and boys should be able to wrestle on the same mat. Follow Neal through the last year in which state guidelines allow her to wrestle boys. It's a year filled with family conflict, pressure to cut weight and fierce policy debates over Title IX, which grants women's athletics proportionality in public schools.

Aired: 06/21/12

Expired: 07/22/12

Rating: TV-PG

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