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Telling the Truth About 'Thirteen'

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Telling the Truth About 'Thirteen'

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Telling the Truth About 'Thirteen'

Telling the Truth About 'Thirteen'

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The film Thirteen is based on the true story of Nikki Reed. In her search to be accepted in junior high, Reed hung out with a fast crowd, getting caught up in drugs and shoplifting. Hear NPR's Jacki Lyden, director Catherine Hardwicke and Reed, who also helped write the movie script.