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44 Pages & a Long-Standing Mission

Remember when PBS was THE domain of documentaries? No longer. Aside from cable, which we cut years ago, Netflix has a fabulous rotation of documentaries on all sorts of topics, even arcane, who-would-ever-think-to-make-a-movie-about-that? documentaries. A few nights ago, my husband and I watched 44 Pages, a documentary about Highlights magazine. Remember Highlights? If you have visited any doctor’s or dentist’s office in the past 6 or 7 decades, you have likely flipped through Highlights, especially…

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