Teenager Libby Bellow begins soul-searching after becoming legally emancipated by her family and begins working on the road with a travelling carnival, in which Libby begins to think that happiness is at home, despite her personal conflict with her divorced mother. Written by
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Writer Barbara Turner
based her teleplay on the experiences of her daughter, Carrie Ann Morrow
, who ran away from home at 16 to join a carnival. The final credit on the film reads, "Based on certain events in the life of Carrie Morrow." See more
Written by Janis Ian
Performed by Mare Winningham See more