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"Wish Me Away" is a fascinating portrait of Chely Wright, the first significant American country music artist to openly identify herself as gay.
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Modestly amusing in its depiction of a discontented high schooler's efforts to make sense of his sexual identity while observing the odd behavior of adults in his orbit.
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