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2015 Biography

Based on a true story, this drama follows the story of late New Jersey police officer Laurel Hester, played by Julianne Moore. When Laurel is diagnosed with quick-spreading lung cancer, she attempts to leave her hard-earned pension to her domestic partner, Stacie (Page), and encounters significant resistance from county officials. Det. Dane Wells (Shannon), Laurel's partner, learns of her previously hidden sexual orientation, and he's initially taken aback. As he comes to terms with this new reality, he starts a rally alongside professor and civil rights activist Steven Goldstein (Carell) in support of Laurel and Stacie, bringing together a community of police officials and regular citizens.

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Freeheld (2015)

When New Jersey police officer Laurel Hester is diagnosed with cancer, she tries to leave her pension with her domestic partner, Stacie, but faces resistance. With the help of a civil rights activist and her partner, Laurel pushes for social change.

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