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Resilience Movie


Researchers have recently discovered a dangerous biological syndrome caused by abuse and neglect during childhood. As the new documentary Resilience reveals, toxic stress can trigger hormones that wreak havoc on the brains and bodies of children, putting them at a greater risk for disease, homelessness, prison time, and early death. While the broader impacts of poverty worsen the risk, no segment of society is immune. Resilience, however, also chronicles the dawn of a movement that is determined to fight back. Trailblazers in pediatrics, education, and social welfare are using cutting-edge science and field-tested therapies to protect children from the insidious effects of toxic stress—and the dark legacy of a childhood that no child would choose.

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Please select which viewing event you would like to attend below. If you registering for the live viewing of the film at the Habor Square Threatre, please have your confirmation print-out or email upon arrival. If you need to cancel your registration, please contact Tusa Magalogo-Fitisemanu at For all other questions, please contact Kim Erichsen at

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