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WASHINGTON (WUSA9) -- Monday night, WUSA9's breast cancer awareness campaign continues with a special event" the screening of a new film called "Decoding Annie Parker."

It stars Helen Hunt as American geneticist, Dr. Mary Claire King, who discovers the BRCA genes linked to a higher incidence of breast and ovarian cancers. Samantha Morton portraysAnnie Parker, a Canadian woman who was also searching for answers to why cancer was ravaging her family

WUSA 9's Andrea Roane spoke to the real Annie Parker about making her life story into a movie.