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Grins Jenkins
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Alvin Jenkins
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Sharon Jenkins
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Dori "Grammy" Jenkins
Jenny-Lynn Hutcheson ...
Hannah-Rose Jenkins
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Becca Jenkins
Kirsten Bishop ...
Jessica
Brandon James Olson ...
John Neal Jenkins
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Jimmy Lee
Pamela Johnson ...
Ethel
Marty Antonini ...
Reggie
Tim Koetting ...
Ludlow Sr.
Terry King ...
Cobb Webb
Sean Easton ...
Ludlow Jr.
Valerie Ann Pearson ...
Reverend's Wife
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Arkansas furniture maker Grins Jenkins is a cheerful man and loving father to his five kids, as well as the life of every party in their small town. When his wife Sharon, who used to be the 'bad cop', slowly dies of TBC, so does Grins' sense of fun. The kids refuse to keep mourning forever, but dad practically retires from the world and turns his back, opposing them enjoying life again. Then Christmastide arrives, and son Alvin refuses to let his kid brother's dream be spoiled. Written by KGF Vissers

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At Christmas time, Grins Jenkins children prove to him that faith lives... and miracles happen.

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Drama | Romance

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Rated PG for thematic elements and mild language | See all certifications »
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3 December 2000 (USA)  »

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Adieu soleil  »

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Grins Jenkins: [sees his kids have decorated the room for Christmas] Put away these decorations.
Hannah-Rose Jenkins: [looks at her siblings] I told you!
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Papa's Angels
28 December 2006 | by (United States) – See all my reviews

This movie will bring out every emotion you have in you. It is a great cast of characters and it showcases the awesome talents of Scott Bakula. Who in my opinion is the best actor we have on this planet today. If you have ever seen an episode of Quantum Leap you would know what I was talking about. Anyway thank you again Mr. Bakula for bringing another great piece of work for the world too enjoy. This is also one of the best Holiday movies I have ever had the pleasure to of watched. It takes you down a road of varied emotions and then brings it home at the end with hope and prosperity. Again I say thank you, thank you, thank you Mr. Bakula I hope that one day you get the recognition that you so deserve as the most talented actor that the world has ever had the pleasure to have....


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