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Jordan River Anderson, the Messenger (2019)

Jordan River Anderson spent the first five years of life in hospital. He could have been home at two.

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Alanis Obomsawin
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Jordan River Anderson spent the first five years of life in hospital. He could have been home at two.

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10 September 2019 (Canada) See more »

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Manitoba, Canada

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