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April 17, 2014

Movie review: Faith, skepticism in ‘Heaven Is for Real’

Greg Kinnear, an actor perpetually on the verge of tears, is the perfect choice to play Todd Burpo, a preacher whose son tells him he’s been to heaven. And “Heaven Is for Real,” based on a book by a Nebraska pastor about his then-4-year-old son’s near-death experience and account of a visit to heaven, is a sometimes touching and comforting account of this family’s story.

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