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America Reframed: Perfectly Normal for Me

Perfectly Normal for Me

Alexandria, Jake, Caitlin and Veronica, ages 5 to 15, reveal what it’s like to live with physical disabilities. Their parents search out nurturing opportunities where they are accepted and feel valued, from clinical services and adaptive skiing to a unique after-school dance program in Queens, New York. The students prepare for an exciting spring dance recital made possible by the dedicated involvement of parents, teenage volunteer helpers, choreographers and physical therapists who believe in them and support their dreams.

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The Unafraid

Banned from attending Georgia's top five public universities and from paying in-state tuition at other public colleges in the state, DACA (Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals) students like Alejandro, Silvia, and Aldo unite through their activist work with an immigrants' rights group. A humanizing portrait of undocumented students and their families, "America ReFramed" enters their homes and learn of their struggles, as working families like theirs support their sons and daughters in pursuit of their dreams for life, liberty and happiness.

The Hand That Feeds

At a popular bakery café, residents of New York's Upper East Side get bagels and coffee served with a smile 24 hours a day. But behind the scenes, undocumented immigrant workers face sub-legal wages, dangerous machinery, and abusive managers who will fire them for calling in sick. Mild-mannered sandwich maker Mahoma Lopez has never been interested in politics, but in January 2012, he convinces a small group of his co-workers to fight back.

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