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Can Old Be Beautiful?

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Six-year-old Maggie questions her grandmother whether old things can be beautiful. This is after Maggie sees advertisements to wash the gray out of one's hair and creams to wipe away the wrinkles to make one look young and beautiful. They talk about things that are old and beautiful, like the patchwork quilt on her lap. Maggie comes to her own conclusion on beauty and age. Based on the children's book by Sonja Lange Wendt.

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Runtime: 12 minutes 22 seconds

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