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The Motherload

The Lost Daughter

The heartbreaking choices of motherhood.

Photo by Markus Winkler on Unsplash

I watched The Lost Daughter on Netflix last week and I haven’t stopped thinking about it.

You don’t have to be a mother to be moved by it, but if you are a mother, it cuts to the core. The protagonist, Leda, who is played by Olivia Coleman is a young mother but also a brilliant scholar. When her daughters are five and seven years old she…

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