TCC Films: Sister Helen

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Sister Helen This documentary tells the story of Sister Helen, a tough as nails nun, who lives in and runs a home for men in recovery, in the South Bronx. Helen became a nun after losing her husband and three children to violence and addiction.  She herself is a recovering alcoholic.  She says in the film, “There’s nobody here who’s all pure and holy  . . . I try to do for other peoples’ sons what I couldn’t do for my own.” More and a clip after the jump:

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