A two-part epic that "chronicles women's lives in the 20th century".
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 Freddy (2 episodes, 1998)
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 Edward Steichen (2 episodes, 1998)
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A two-part epic that "chronicles women's lives in the 20th century".

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Daughters of the New World  »

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Kellie Martin was originally cast to play Susan Peterson. She had to drop out due to a family emergency. She was replaced by Charlotte Ross. See more »

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A Life-lasting movie
9 March 2005 | by (United States) – See all my reviews

Seven years ago, I recall, I watched this movie over the course of it's playing on the television, much to my parents annoyance (they preferred the sitcoms to movies). I tried to record the movie, knowing I would want to see it again,but alas, my VCR stopped working, and the tape never worked properly. Since then, I've tried to find a copy of the movie, looking at all of the local video rental places, movie shops, blockbusters and everywhere else I could think to look, except the internet....then today I decided to look up Lea Thompson's filmography. Go figure, I'd learn it's under a different working title and I'd never find it here under "A Will of Their Own." Anyway, to the comment I am getting at, This movie has stayed in my mind for seven years. I was eleven or twelve when I watched it for the first time, and I still, though I cannot recall all of it, recommend it to anyone who comes across it. Watch it!


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