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Deep in My Heart (1999)

A white woman who was raped by a black man gives the baby up for adoption. The film follows the life of the child as she grows up and has children of her own.

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Gerry Cummins
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Corrine Burrell
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Annalise Jurgenson
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Young Gerry Cummins
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Barbara Ann Williams
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Don Williams
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Bob Cummins
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Gerald Nephew (as Peter MacNeil)
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Paul Jurgenson
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Mrs. Marsden
Keenan Macwilliam ...
Young Barbara
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OB-Gyn doctor (as Phil Akin)
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3year old Carol
Kiel Campbell ...
10year old Robert
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Ted Cummins
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An adopted woman decides to find her birth mother. Her search leads her to a shocking discovery that she has to face and why her upbringing was not an easy one. Written by John Sacksteder <jsackste@bellsouth.net>

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En lo más profundo de mi corazón  »

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I loved this movie!
12 September 2004 | by See all my reviews

I am the adoptive mother of a black son and he was not legally ours when I stumbled upon this movie while visiting my in-laws. I held him on my lap and cried during much of the film. This is a wonderful movie! I would watch it over and over if I could get it on DVD.

The white adoptive parents in this movie were clearly not people who wanted a child to love and I was sorry that the heroine had to live with them and never felt truly part of a family. However, to see her biological mother embrace her and have her realize at the end how much a part of several families she was warmed my heart. It contains a message of brotherhood and humanness that should touch all people.


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