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For the Love of a Child 2006

  • 2006-01-09 + 1 more
  • 1h 20m
  • Douglas Barr
  • Duane Poole (teleplay)
  • United States
  • English
  • Craig Anderson Productions + 2 more, Alberta Film Entertainment, Lifetime
  • Drama
1959, support from US troops based in Asia and later from the Sates enables two actresses to start a charity for mixed-race 'orphans' who are locally neglected as outcasts. Thus originates Childhelp, which later runs multi-disciplinary centers for abused and/or neglected children in the States. Among them is bright Jacob Fletcher, whose stepfather, a lawyer, terrorized him into utter trauma and reclaims him shortly after 10 months in jail. Jacob's peers have distressing stories of their own, but competent, devoted staff helps most of them decisively on the former farm, using animal therapy.

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