CLEARWATER, Fla. — The Clearwater Marine Aquarium is celebrating all month the movie that ushered in a new era for the popular attraction and marine hospital. “Dolphin Tale” premiered 10 years ago and went on to earn nearly $100 million-dollars at the box office, and spawned a sequel. The film tells the story of Winter’s rescue and rehabilitation, but set against a fictitious story-line and characters. Kelsy Long joined GDL to talk about the celebration happening all month at the CMA. For more information go to CMAquarium.org.
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