Hormel Foods has announced it will present six powerful and hope-filled short films during a five-day virtual film festival that started yesterday and will run through May 15. One of those films that were made features the Faribault Jennie-O Turkey Store. Each film profiles uncommon heroes ranging in age from 12 to 101 who show us that it is possible to thrive against incredible odds.

According to a Hormel Foods press release:

"These films are portraits of people who have had remarkable life journeys and flourished despite ordinary expectations -- those who give back to their communities, reach across borders and see beyond disabilities. From bringing a town together around autism awareness to the simple act of U.S. military veterans making life-long friendships over a meal, the first-ever Hormel Film Festival will premiere six films that will touch your heart at a time where we could all use some inspiration and hope." - Wendy Watkins, vice president of corporate communications at Hormel Foods.

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One of the films being featured in the Hormel Virtual Film Fest was made at the Jennie-O Turkey Store in Faribault. According to the press release on the film Cooperation Beyond Words:

"Abdullahi Moallin came to America after losing his hearing during the civil war in Somalia. At Jennie-O Turkey Store in Faribault, Minnesota, he found opportunity and community -- and he paved the way for others like him to follow. Discover an amazing team that is as unique as their ability to communicate and create a culture of togetherness."

You can watch each of the five films as they air live on YouTube beginning at Noon every day.