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“Wild” author Cheryl Strayed introduces Reese Witherspoon at Variety’s 2014 Power of Women luncheon. Witherspoon spoke of how her daughter, Ava, informed her about Malala Yousafzai and that promoted her work with the Malala Fund and how she and producing partner Bruna Papandrea started their company to make female-centric films like “Gone Girl” and “Wild.”

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