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Switched at Birth (1991)

PG | | Drama | TV Movie 28 April 1991
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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Nominated for 1 Primetime Emmy. Another 2 wins & 3 nominations. See more awards »
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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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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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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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The unforgettable true story of two families fighting for one child.

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Rated PG for thematic elements | See all certifications »

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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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In this case, everyone is a victim
23 August 2004 | by See all my reviews

I caught this on LMN the other night. I followed this story for a long time and it seemed to grow worse and worse with time. I have heard that Kimberly Mays has had a hard time and really, if I had gone through what she did, I would not be much better off. She loses her mom at 2, loses a stepmom at 5 or 6 and finds out that she had a "first mommy", finds out that she is not the biological child of the man who raised her since birth when she is 10 and was caught in this custody battle for years. I can understand why Bob Mays reacted as he did. Also, can understand the Twiggs and their need to know Kimberly. Plus, what Arlena had to go through in her short life. Kimberly, Arlena, Bob Mays, the Twiggs......there is no bad guy; they were all victimized in a situation that had not come to light since the days of Solomon. I hope Kim will be able to find some security and happiness despite what she has been through. The movie was also good and everyone did well. Kudos to all! Well done!


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