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Narrator: What is a door? It is a question. A journey.
Something to unlock. But, doorways can be hidden. So we search. We strive. We seek to reveal...their secrets. Gathering. Creating. Deciphering. To understand life. And where we fit in.
We are the opener of doors.
We. Are Smithsonian.
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