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Episode 64: Bill & Jeff

Bill Ebel (our Lead Editor) and Jeff Kurtenacker (our Lead Composer) each have their own featured interviews on this podcast. But after listening to each other’s episodes they were left with many questions that had to be answered. Join us next week for part 2!

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Want to help us make the film? We’re looking for volunteers and need donations. Please visit https://thegirlwhoworefreedom.com/donate and help us tell the veteran’s stories!

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