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Julia Roberts says ‘Wonder' shows radical power of kindness

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LONDON - “Wonder” could have been designed as an antidote to the headlines. It's a thoroughly positive movie about the importance of kindness.
Based on R.J. Palacio's bestselling children's novel, the movie follows Auggie Pullman, a boy with a craniofacial deformity, as he takes his first anxious steps into an intimidating world.
Like Auggie walking through the gates of his new school, viewers may feel apprehension about what lies ahead. But in the hands of director Stephen Chbosky, this story about embracing difference wants to comfort rather than disturb.
Julia Roberts, who plays...
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