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As Christmas approaches, a single mother (played by Reba McEntire) struggles to raise her son and keep up the payments on her Oregon ranch, which is difficult since she's heavily in debt. But she's a tough cookie, and proves that a steadfast attitude and an open heart go a long way in surviving the cold hearts and greed of the Scrooges around her. Written by Anonymous

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Rated PG for mild language and violence
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Christmas in Calico  »

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A really nice movie for the holidays.
26 November 1999 | by (marrero, louisiana) – See all my reviews

I guess I'm just too sentimental when it comes to the holidays. This film was on TV Thanksgiving Night and it brought the day to a close just perfectly. I do hope that it will be repeated at some time or another. My family and I really did enjoy it. If you get a chance to view it; please do so, you won't be sorry.


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