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American Heart

2013
1h 36m
Biography/Documentary
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Cast

Director

Chris Newberry

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Synopsis

A primary care clinic in Minnesota becomes a crossroads for perseverant refugees and their devoted doctors. We get an intimate look at the failing health and remarkable lives of Lem Thor, a former political prisoner from Cambodia; Patrick Junior, a member of an embattled ethnic minority in Burma; and Alex Gliptis, an Ethiopian refugee suffering from PTSD, diabetes and HIV.

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