A girl comes to terms with her mentally challenged parents.

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Dorie Kay
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Tiger Ann Parker
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Jewel Ramsey
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Corrina Ramsey Parker
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Lonnie Parker
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Magnolia
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Jesse Wade Thompson
Nola Augustson ...
Mrs. Thompson
Robert Haley ...
Mr. Thompson
Rudy Webb ...
Otis Calhoun
Neil Girvan ...
Milton Lambert
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Shorty
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Abby Lynn Anders
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Dr. Randall
Barry Stillwell ...
Brother Dave
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A girl comes to terms with her mentally challenged parents.

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It was the summer Aunt Dorie Kay came home... and nothing would ever be the same again. See more »

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Jewel: Some people are just afraid of what's different. It doesn't mean different is bad. It just means different is different.
Tiger Ann Parker: I wish...
Jewel: What do you wish, child?
Tiger Ann Parker: I wish Mama wasn't different.
Jewel: Sometimes I do too.
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Good Southern film.
26 May 2002 | by (Florida, USA) – See all my reviews

This drama, set in the early 50's, depicts one summer of a small town girl's life. Tiger Ann Parker (Kelsey Keel) is a tomboy, raised on the farm by her grandmother and mentally defficient parents. She is "coming of age" at a whopping 12 years old and her emotions and other factors are making life difficult for her. Death, embarrassment and innocent teen romance give this girl a run for her money as she deals with life. An overall good family movie. Kelsey Keel should be looking at more jobs in the near future, if not a young talent has been sorrowfully missed.

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