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While Louie is best known for his art and films, it’s his personal story that inspires his life’s work. Through hard work and decades of cultivating an open mind, gratitude and curiosity, Louie has used his own lived experiences to unlock the magic of life. Here and through his films, Louie makes the invisible visible for all of us.

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