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The Woodmans: Self-portrait of the Artist as a Young Student

Clip: Season 13 | 3m 11s

After college, she moved to New York, working odd jobs and serving as a photography assistant, and gaining recognition for her work in fashion photography. But she struggled to survive, was unhappy in love, and stricken with serious depression. The psychic costs of being an artist proved to be too great, and she was gone before her 23rd birthday.

Aired: 12/22/11

Rating: TV-14

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