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The Movie That Made Me: ‘I Named My Daughter After Scarlett’ From Gone With The Wind

All summer we’ve been asking notable Chicagoans the same question: What is the one movie that made you? That film that either changed the way you see things, or that character that just stuck with you. 

And the movies have run the gamut, from comedies like “Monty Python and the Holy Grail” and “Coming To America,” to classics like “Lawrence of Arabia” and “The Wizard of Oz.” 

For our latest installment, we talk to Leslé Honoré, the executive director of the K.L.E.O Community Family Life Center. She talks about the 1939 classic “Gone With The Wind”—including how the film deals with race, women’s agency, and why she named her daughter Scarlett.


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