Scratching the Surface (1994)

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7.5 million people in Britain suffer with some sort of skin disease. Ashley Medicks a suffer for 24 years travels to the Dead Sea to meet fellow sufferers and to explore the beneficial psychological effect of being among fellow sufferers.

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