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This acclaimed documentary series provides viewers with a first-person perspective on unseen parts of society and its subcultures, offering glimpses into the lives of people involved in everything from politics to pornography and cheerleading.

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Young women want to make a difference in Detroit, but must overcome personal issues first.

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