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Deception: A Mother's Secret (1991)

Terry is dating a single mother, Amanda. Not only does he want to marry her but he also wants to adopt her son, Jay. Now while she likes the former, she is doesn't exactly like the latter. ... See full summary »

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Terry
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Geena Milner
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Jay
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Amanda Milner
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Donna McKenzie
Arthur Rosenberg ...
Keith McKenzie
Charles Siebert ...
Peter Meyers
Andrea Mann
Ben Kronen ...
Mr. Grundel
Mark Allen ...
Dr. Friel
Joanna Withers ...
Dr. Hassey
Moultrie Patten ...
Ivey
J.R. Knotts ...
Kinkaid (as John R. Knotts)
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Terry is dating a single mother, Amanda. Not only does he want to marry her but he also wants to adopt her son, Jay. Now while she likes the former, she is doesn't exactly like the latter. When she dies in an accident, Terry begins working on trying to adopt Jay so that he won't be sent to a foster home. And he discovers that not only is Amanda's ex-husband not Jay's father but that she was infertile. So where did Jay come from? Terry is not sure if he wants to find out, because it means that he might lose Jay. Written by <rcs0411@yahoo.com>

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Cable-made afternoon-filling tearjerker
12 January 1999 | by (London, England) – See all my reviews

Losing your wife is bad. When this happens to the main protagonist of this film, however, it's only the start of a bad run of luck. He tries to adopt his stepson, but this only leads him to find out that neither his late wife nor her first husband were the kid's real parents. Fancy that. Perhaps he grew on a tree, or was conceived as a method of killing time. A bit like this movie, really.


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