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God Bless the Child (1988)

TV Movie  -   -  Drama  -  21 March 1988 (USA)
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Single mother, Theresa Johnson, becomes homeless, loses her job and tries to survive with her young daughter, Hillary, through charities and public shelters.

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Theresa Johnson
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Hillary Johnson
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Althea Watkins
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Raymond Watkins
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Calvin Reed
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Sharee Watkins
Davenia McFadden ...
Kathleen
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Richard Watkins (as Dante Terrell Smith)
Jose Soto ...
Bobby Gifford
Shawana Kemp ...
Tracy Watkins
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Chandra Watkins (as Charlain Woodard)
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Charlesletta (as Akuyoe)
Nicholas Podbrey ...
Kenny
Brenda Denmark ...
Elizabeth
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Carrie
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Single mother, Theresa Johnson, becomes homeless, loses her job and tries to survive with her young daughter, Hillary, through charities and public shelters. Written by Herman Seifer <alagain@aol.com>

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9 June 2002 | by (Philadelphia) – See all my reviews

I have watch this TV movie about four years ago on lifetime television. Mare Winningham did excellent job of playing a single mother homeless, and trying to get back on her feet again. The only thing is different, I do not have a mate and a child. Recently, I loss my job and it is hard to start all over again look for another job. There is no simple answers to my situation. I work hard, but sometimes it not enough to prove yourself. I hope it getting better before it comes worse. Ever since September 11 happen, it is getting harder and harder to found a job for reasonable pay. The bills need to be paid on time, before you can put your life into order. The best thing is to understand people, before this happens to you.


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