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Switched at Birth (1991)

TV Movie  -   -  Drama  -  28 April 1991 (USA)
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This is the story of the two babies who were switched at birth. A few years later when one of the girls gets sick and tests revealed that she was not the daughter of the couple who raised ... See full summary »

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Regina Twigg
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Robert Mays
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Ernest Twigg
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Darlena
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Barbara Mays
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Lois Morehead
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Margaret
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Irisa
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Kimberly Mays, Age 9-11
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Arlena Twigg, Age 9-11
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Ted Marx
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Sophie
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Frank Hill
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Nurse Ford
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Ruth Mays
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This is the story of the two babies who were switched at birth. A few years later when one of the girls gets sick and tests revealed that she was not the daughter of the couple who raised her. Eventually she dies. And the couple most especially the mother, search for their real daughter. Eventually they suspect that it's a widower who has their child. Now while they try to find out if she is their daughter, the widower is advised by his attorney not to be so hasty to cooperate, cause if she is their daughter, he might lose her, and she is all he has. Written by <rcs0411@yahoo.com>

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28 April 1991 (USA)  »

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Cambiadas al nacer  »

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King Moody's final TV project. See more »

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References Little House on the Prairie (1974) See more »

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Great Big Bunches Of Lovin'
Words & Music written by Regina Twigg
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Excellent Movie
3 September 2005 | by (United States) – See all my reviews

I saw this movie first when I was about 'Kimberly's age, and I found it very interesting...I immediately got hooked on it, and I just saw it again on TV today...It's a very good movie about Kimberly Mays,who finds out she was switched at birth even after losing her mother, and step mother. Her Biological family goes on a search for her and is trying to meet her just so they can meet their child, after their daughter, Arlena, passed away. (robert mays' biological child)It was a very moving movie, and I am going to try and buy it, because it is so good. The thought of having to go through all of what she did is amazing...definitely two thumbs up!


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