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Their Second Chance (1997)

TV Movie  |   |  Drama, Romance  |  9 February 1997 (USA)
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Twenty eight years ago, Barbara and Larry were college lovers and Laurie was conceived. They were unmarried, young and afraid and decided to put her up for adoption. She now returns to ... See full summary »

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Jeff Colvin
Melanie Shatner
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Roy
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Mrs. Braddock
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Gordon
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Susan (as Kirsten Williamson)
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Phillip
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Twenty eight years ago, Barbara and Larry were college lovers and Laurie was conceived. They were unmarried, young and afraid and decided to put her up for adoption. She now returns to their lives and, through persistence, re-unites them. Written by Richard Jones <rjo339@swbell.net>

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based on a true story!
14 May 2003 | by (boston) – See all my reviews

that's right. i think i saw something similar to this on dateline. anyway, this is my mother's favorite made-for-tv movie, she taped it off of lifetime. it's a big tearjerker, but probably moreso for people who were actually in college more than 20 years ago.

i must admit that that perry king is one smooth operator. and that lindsay wagner has honed her role as tv movie queen. i'd give it maybe 7 stars.


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