Lester Burnham, a depressed suburban father in a mid-life crisis, decides to turn his hectic life around after developing an infatuation for his daughter's attractive friend.

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American Woman performed by The Guess Who

American Woman
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Don't Rain On My Parade
performed by Bobby Darin

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We Haven't Turned Around
performed by Gomez

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The Day the World Came to Town: 9/11 in Gander, Newfoundland written by Jim DeFede

The Day the World Came to Town: 9/11 in Gander, Newfoundland
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George Vitale, a stranded passenger in Gander, spent some of his time running in order to clear his mind. While running, he listened to the soundtrack to the film 'Meet Joe Black'. The soundtrack score is from composer, Thomas Newman, who also scored the films 'American Beauty' and 'The Shawshank Redemption'. (Page 89)

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