By Richard Doyle
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Opposed to a vibrant backdrop of heritage, Danielle metal tells a compelling tale of affection and battle, acts of religion and acts of betrayal…and of 3 generations of girls as they trip even though years of loss and survival, associated by means of an indomitable devotion that echoes throughout time.
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