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At the end of the Civil War, three people — Madge, who has the power to heal; Sadie, who can commune with the dead; and Hemp, who is searching for his family — arrive in Chicago where they all battle to survive in a community desperate to lay the pain of the past to rest.

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'Balm' Looks At Civil War After The Battles, Outside The South

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