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"No matter what parents think about the movie [Turning Red], the plot validates the kinds of struggles kids often face during adolescence and provides fodder for meaningful conversations. 'It can speak to many children in many different family circumstances,' Dr. [Charissa ] Cheah said. 'And using it as a point of discussion to cover a whole range of topics—I think that's really useful."
-- Melinda Wenner Moyer


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Moyer, Melinda Wenner. "'Turning Red' Is a Good Conversation Starter—and Not Just for Girls: Some parents don't like its depictions of adolescent rebellion, periods and sexuality, but experts say those topics are appropriate for family discussion." New York Times, March 16, 2022.