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The Loretta Claiborne Story (2000)

TV Movie  |   |  Drama, Sport  |  16 January 2000 (USA)
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A disabled young girl from a disadvantaged home setting develops self esteem and success in life through Special Olympics competition. Based on the true story of Loretta Claiborne.



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Credited cast:
Loretta Claiborne
Rita Claiborne
Janet McFarland
Sam Claiborne
Christine Claiborne
Nancy Palk ...
Miss Rydell
Anais Granofsky ...
Rest of cast listed alphabetically:
Mrs. Norman
David Bolt ...
Mr. Clavestone
Christopher Bondy ...
Roger (as Chris Bondy)
Scot Denton ...
Governor (as Scott Denton)
Principal Sloane
Joe Duhaney ...
DJ Claiborne
Novie Edwards ...


A disabled young girl from a disadvantaged home setting develops self esteem and success in life through Special Olympics competition. Based on the true story of Loretta Claiborne.

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The strength to overcome. The resolve to triumph. The friendship that guided the way.


Drama | Sport





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16 January 2000 (USA)  »

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I istoria tis Loretta Claiborne  »

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L. Clairborne
12 August 2012 | by (United States) – See all my reviews

I truly enjoyed this movie. The movie is so touching. I am 60 years old and had no knowledge of this lady. The story is incredible, so uplifting for all. I am sure that once watching this story, everyone had to receive something. (a lesson).

A heart touching story, and it shows that you can do anything that you want, regardless of your family, siblings or anyone else. I commend her and the people that played her role in the movie.

I cried so much, though it's just another example of determination, will power and faith. Holding on to your Faith, you can accomplish anything that you want and need to do.

This story could help stop some of the bullying also. Thou is a true life story, there are plenty who try to fit in others lives once they have made great accomplishments.

The movie L. Clairborne, could have a positive impact on all children of the 2000's.

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