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Theron's 'Monster' Portrays Serial Killer Wuornos

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Theron's 'Monster' Portrays Serial Killer Wuornos

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Theron's 'Monster' Portrays Serial Killer Wuornos

Theron's 'Monster' Portrays Serial Killer Wuornos

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A new feature film about serial killer Aileen Wuornos stars Charlize Theron as the rough-and-tumble drifter who was executed in Florida in 2002. Critics are praising Theron's portrayal of a woman whose story has inspired at least two documentary films in addition to a Hollywood studio picture. NPR's David D'Arcy reports.

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