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Mark O'Brien (III) (1949–1999)

Mark O'Brien was born on July 31, 1949 in Boston, Massachusetts, USA. He is known for his work on The Sessions (2012) and Breathing Lessons: The Life and Work of Mark O'Brien (1996). He died on July 4, 1999 in Berkeley, California, USA. See full bio »

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 1996 Breathing Lessons: The Life and Work of Mark O'Brien (Documentary short) (poetry excerpts) / (stills courtesy of)
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 2012 The Sessions (article "On Seeing a Sex Surrogate")
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 2012 The Sessions (in memory of)
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 1996 Breathing Lessons: The Life and Work of Mark O'Brien (Documentary short)

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In 1997, O'Brien co-founded Lemonade Factory, a small press in Berkeley that publishes poetry by people with disabilities. See more »

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