A Movie About the Myths, Truths, and History of Orphanages"

Homecoming - A Documentary - The Forgotten World of American Orphanages
Richard McKenzie, a professor of ecconomics, grew up in an orphanage in North Carolina. His film, Homecoming tells the story of fifteen men and women who grew up in four American orphanages. In their words, many of the common myths about orphanage life are finally put to rest, and a new portrait of an American family begins to emerge. Richard received a grant to study how orphans have fared in life compaired to the norm in society in such areas as marriage, education, and salary. The results show that orphans exceed the norm. They divorce less, have higher educational levels, higher salary, etc.
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