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Based on the true story of Evelyn Ryan. Offers a revealing study of the housewife's plight during the Eisenhower era, along with an inspiring tale of tenacity and survival against formidable odds. Evelyn is a cheerfully strong-willed mother of ten who compensates for the failings of her alcoholic husband by becoming the most successful "contester" in the country. Between the mid-1950s and the early '60s, Evelyn submitted cleverly worded poems, jingles, and slogans in corporate sponsored contests. Winning everything from palm trees and pogo-sticks to sports cars and cash, she somehow mangages to hold the financially desperate family together with happy smiles and a rock-solid defiance.

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Bloomfield Public Library DVD PRIZE (Text)
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52133100100557
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Clyde-Savannah Public Library DVD FEA Prize (Text)
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52116100236430
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Geneva Public Library DVD PRI (Text)
First Floor Video
52118301068869
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Gorham Free Library DVD PRIZE WINNER OF DEFIANCE OHIO (Text)
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52119100182802
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Stevens Memorial Community Library - Attica DVD PRIZ (Text)
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52149100462359
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Wood Library Association - Canandaigua DVD PRI (Text)
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31846002008380
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