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Louis Theroux - The Most Hated Family in America

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Louis Theroux struggles to come to terms with the infamous Phelps family from Topeka, Kansas, who picket countrywide as a protest against an America that tolerates homosexuality.

Louis Theroux struggles to come to terms with the infamous Phelps family from Topeka, Kansas who picket the funerals of dead soldiers killed in Iraq as a protest against an America that tolerates homosexuality.

The family members - some as young as 6 years old - wave slogans with messages such as 'God Hates Fags', 'Thank God for 9/11' and 'God Hates You' at pickets all over the States. The last documentary film maker to enter their world was so enamoured by The Phelps he joined them. What does the future hold for Louis as he meets America's Most Hated Family?

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