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A Woman's Work: The NFL's Cheerleader Problem

Episode 2206

NFL cheerleaders revolve their lives around their sport, but most earn less than minimum wage. Three of them decide they deserve more. In high-stakes lawsuits, these courageous women take a stand against the massive, male-dominated sports league.

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