Susan Tom of Fairfield, CA, is not a typical single mother -- Tom is the head of a family of 11 adopted children, all of whom are physically challenged or living with long-term illnesses. Tom and her special family are the subject of My Flesh and Blood, a documentary which examines the dynamic of this household, as well as the often demanding physical and emotional needs of the 11 kids and the heavy emotional burden Tom must sometimes carry as she looks after children who may not survive to adulthood. Written by
Who says you can't choose your family?
Did You Know?
In the scene where Susan is looking at men on the internet, none of the pictures shown on the film are the actual pictures she was looking at. Instead, for legal purposes, pictures of director Jonathan Karsh
's wife's co-workers were inserted. See more