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Juntura filmmaker captures ‘American dream’ in upcoming documentary

Filmmaker Clare McKay, left, stands with her sister Anna Pozzi and nephew Angelo. Behind them, a giant poster board features notes and a timeline of McKay’s upcoming documentary “Living an American Dream.” (The Enterprise/Yadira Lopez)

NYSSA – Filmmaker Clare McKay has told the story countless times. But never like this.

McKay is one of six siblings, none related by blood, adopted as infants in the 1990s from Haiti.

They grew up on a ranch in Juntura with their parents Joyce and Joe McKay, surrounded by ranching and rodeo.

Now McKay, 26, is taking the story of her family and their Western way of life to the screen with her first documentary, “Living an American Dream.”

McKay will give a talk and present the