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Switched at Birth (1991)

TV Movie  -   -  Drama  -  28 April 1991 (USA)
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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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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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great movie
20 February 2005 | by (United States) – See all my reviews

This movie was something I just happen to come across on a rainy day, and I am glad I did, this was an excellent movie, all the acting was well done! This is one I will love to watch again, and if this ever happened to me, or I was the lawyer representing the Twiggs, I would have said to only get visitation rights, because she may be their biological daughter, but your parents are the people who raised you, and that's the most important thing in your life! Other family dramas with this sort of situation I could really recommend are "Flight of the Navigator", "The Majestic", and the one episode of 'Star Trek: The Next Generation' called "Suddenly Human". watch them all, they are all very good!


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