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Long Ago and Far Away; Man Who Planted Trees, The


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Long Ago and Far Away
Man Who Planted Trees, The
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Long Ago and Far Away captures the spirit of children's literature in a weekly series showcasing international television programs of classic and contemporary children's books, folktales, and fairy tales. The animated and dramatic productions recall the magic of storytelling. Series release date: 1988

Program Description

This is the remarkable story of how one man selflessly dedicates his life to growing a forest in an arid region. It is an inspiring tale of the potential of hard work, patience and generosity to improve our world. Narrated by Christopher Plummer.



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Chicago: “Long Ago and Far Away; Man Who Planted Trees, The,” 10/29/1988, WGBH Media Library & Archives, accessed December 19, 2018, http://openvault.wgbh.org/catalog/V_54FBFA067EC64F5EB05A4B92886C1E60.
MLA: “Long Ago and Far Away; Man Who Planted Trees, The.” 10/29/1988. WGBH Media Library & Archives. Web. December 19, 2018. <http://openvault.wgbh.org/catalog/V_54FBFA067EC64F5EB05A4B92886C1E60>.
APA: Long Ago and Far Away; Man Who Planted Trees, The. Boston, MA: WGBH Media Library & Archives. Retrieved from http://openvault.wgbh.org/catalog/V_54FBFA067EC64F5EB05A4B92886C1E60
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