Blessing
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Blessing
This family melodrama, set in modern, rural Wisconsin, chronicles the troubled life of a 23-year old woman who must decide whether to stay within her dysfunctional family or strike out on her own. Randi's choice is difficult. Currently she spends her days milking cows and working at the local truck-stop. If she takes off, she will leave her beloved 10-year old brother, Clovis, at the mercy of her alcoholic father, and ineffectual, addled mother. Her usually taciturn father becomes quite abusive when he drinks. His behavior already chased away Randi's older brother. He spends his free… More

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"In a downbeat tone that suggests a contempo version of "Wisconsin Death Tripa," Michael Lesy's collection of grim photos, Blessing shows the devastating effects of socio-economic changes on a way of life that's out of step with modern technology."
‑ Emanuel Levy, EmanuelLevy.Com
"Heart-felt drama about the soul's deep yearnings."
‑ Frederic and Mary Ann Brussat, Spirituality and Practice
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