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To Find My Son (1980)

TV Movie  |  Not Rated  |   |  Drama  |  6 October 1980 (USA)
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A young man wishes to adopt a problematical eight-year-old boy being kept in an institution. Simply because he is single, he has an uphill battle with the government bureaucracy and ... See full summary »

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David Benjamin
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Julie
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Connie Marx
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Arthur Gwen
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Mrs. Braggs
Justin Dana ...
Tommy
Arthur Rosenberg ...
Fred Willis
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Manny Garcia (as Ronald Joseph)
Royce Wallace ...
Nancy Grady
Gene D. Jackson ...
Bobby Johnson
Melva Blancett ...
Mrs. Ryan
Francesca Jarvis ...
Mrs. Benjamin
Warner McKay ...
Mr. Benjamin
Charles Benton ...
Dr. Holder
Mary Mizell ...
Ida
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A young man wishes to adopt a problematical eight-year-old boy being kept in an institution. Simply because he is single, he has an uphill battle with the government bureaucracy and particularly with a power-hungry, administrator. After many delays, they deny his application. Then he finds a way to turn the tables on them for the boy's own good. Written by Paul Emmons <pemmons@wcupa.edu>

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28 January 2007 | by (United States) – See all my reviews

This movie expresses the love that one person can have for a child that is not biologically there's. The movie was great and touched me with a passion. You fall in love with tommy as soon as you see him in the movie. The tenacity of tommy's father is great, and it has taught me a life lesson to keep plugging away if you believe in something. It has been awhile since a movie has touched my heart with such passion. This movie shows how love can be tapped from all angles. Tommy is the type of kid everyone wants, he is caring, loving, and happy to have someone that loves him. In this day and age, people become bombarded by what the public believes. This movie showed fight from the beginning to the end with tommy and his father against a government agency that did not want things to work out for them. This movies shows the power of adoption, and how adoption takes a kid with possibly no future and love, to happiness and growth. Highly recommended to anyone with a caring heart!


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