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Not that I've found. There are clips at the Botkinoids' website -- both the daughters' & Western Conservatory -- but the full length dvd isn't available.

I ended up buying a copy on Ebay.

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Not that I've found. There are clips at the Botkinoids' website -- both the daughters' & Western Conservatory -- but the full length dvd isn't available.

I ended up buying a copy on Ebay.

What parts bothered you the most? Was there anything positive in it?

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What parts bothered you the most? Was there anything positive in it?

Good question, hard answer although I'd say there's really nothing positive in it.

Just went through parts of it again, and here are some quick thoughts:

Hypocrisy: Jennie Chancey (3 kids ago) excoriating people for sending their daughters to college.

Depressing: Seeing Lourdes Torres' family & economic background (Dad immigrated to US from Puerto Rico & works as a janitor) and wondering what they think of the VF cargo cult, where the money & benefits only flow upward.

Mind-boggling: Kelly Bradrick saying that Peter was the fulfillment of her prayers to the Lord.

Minor Irritation: the fake-Pachelbel soundtrack composed by Benjamin Botkin. :puke-front:

Bottom line: never pay the Botkins or VF a cent for this thing; use ILL or get it off Ebay.

[edited for riffle]

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I agree with everything hoipolloi said. I borrowed it from a library. *Everything*about it bothered me. And I wouldn't pay so much as a plug nickel for anything the Botkins produce.

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Of course not. They wouldn't distribute this important "ministry" for free. That would be socialist.

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