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WildIt took a lot of focus to get into Wild, as I found it pretty boring at first.  Reese Witherspoon is playing Cheryl Strayed a young wife, sister, daughter and substance abuser who is trying to get hold of her life by hiking, on her own volition, through the Pacific Crest Trail (PCT).  Wild is based on the memoirs of Cheryl Strayed who’s life spiraled out of control when her mother died of Cancer and her marriage failed, causing Cheryl to lose all hope.  The hike starts from the Mexican border through the Mojave Desert to the Canadian border, which she later changed to Oregon’s Bridge of the Gods.  We see Cheryl wearing a monstrous nap sack on her back, heavier than Reese herself.  The hike will take 3 months and cover more than 1,000 miles.  There’s a lot of flash backs depicting Cheryl’s life with her family, including her…

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