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A Thousand Pines

Season 25 Episode 13 | 55m 37s

Over the course of a grueling eight months, a crew of Oaxacan guest workers plant trees throughout the United States. This intimate portrait shows how hard it is to balance the physical demands of reforestation and extreme isolation while staying connected to the family back home.

Aired: 03/31/24 | Expires: 06/30/24
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