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How Did “Born Free” Affect You?


In 1960, Joy Adamson’s international bestseller, Born Free, introduced Elsa to the world. Six years later, the lioness hit the big screen with the 1966 feature film starring Virginia McKenna and Bill Travers. Did you read the book? Have you seen the award-winning movie? How did Elsa’s story change the way you view lions and other wild animals? Did the relationship between Elsa and the Adamsons inspire you to rethink your relationship with wildlife? We want to hear from you. Submit your comments below.

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