REEL SOUTH

Florida Woman

Season 7 Episode 4 | 21m 55s | Video has closed captioning.

When the media gets wind of Mary Thorn’s alligator story, she’s characterized as just another crazy “Florida Man.” Florida Woman peels back the curtain on the media’s portrayal of a nurturing woman –– an ex-pro wrestler turned animal lover, who challenges the state in order to save her pet alligator. Mary and her gator Rambo reveal the humanity and complexity behind the viral headlines.

Aired: 05/09/22

Expires: 08/01/22

Rating: TV-14

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