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Medora

Season 15 Episode 14 | 1h 23m 4s | Video has closed captioning.

A once-booming rural community with a thriving middle class has seen its factories and farms close as the population dwindles. A deeply personal look at small-town life, this film follows a down-but-not-out varsity basketball team as its struggles to compete parallel the town’s own fight for survival.

Aired: 04/01/14

Expired: 04/30/14

Rating: TV-PG

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