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Two Mothers for Zachary (1996)

TV Movie  -   -  Drama  -  22 September 1996 (USA)
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Based on the true custody battle in Richmond, Virginia, a grandmother sues her lesbian daughter for custody of her grandson on the grounds her daughter is immoral for living with another ... See full summary »

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Jody Ann Shaffell
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Based on the true custody battle in Richmond, Virginia, a grandmother sues her lesbian daughter for custody of her grandson on the grounds her daughter is immoral for living with another woman in a gay relationship. Written by Humberto Amador

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She's fallen in love with another woman. Does that give her mother the right to take her child away?

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Maggie Fergus: If you have any change leftover, could you get me a cherry slushy?
Jody Ann Schaffel: You know, you really should have something healthy, something green!
Maggie Fergus: OK then, make it a lime slushy.
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the system is wrong
23 November 2004 | by (long island new york) – See all my reviews

I've seen this movie several times,and it always makes me angry when it comes to the scene of the grandmother and the policeman yanking the little boy out of his mothers arms.i really wished i had been there during that scene,i wanted to tell jodys meddling mother exactly what i thought of her.i didn't think the court system was fair to her,her sexual orientation is nooone else's business,what did that have to do with raising her son?the state of virginia needs to have their laws changed,next thing you know,theyll be taking kids out of their homes because the parents play monopoly or something.the virginia legal system really stinks.i hope she eventually got her son back.


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