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Unload Dynamic Movie Clip

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I have an empty movie clip on the _root level called "mc_holder" and, using an XML file, I dynamically add content to mc_holder like this:

var currentThumb_mc = mc_holder.createEmptyMovieClip("thumbnail_mc"+p,p);

I want to be able to click a button, clear out all of the thumbnails loaded into the mc_holder movie clip on the stage and then reload the XML file to dynamically add new content to mc_holder again.

mc_holder.unloadMovie() will remove the contents of the mc_holder movie clip.  However, the new thumbnails generated with var currentThumb_mc = mc_holder.createEmptyMovieClip("thumbnail_mc"+p,p); don't appear.   Using trace, I can see the xml file being reparsed, but none of the new content appears in the empty mc_holder again.  

What am I doing wrong?

Any suggestions would be greatly appreciated!

-Marc
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