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Love Comes Softly (2003)

A young woman on her way to a new life in the 1800's suddenly finds herself a widow. Now she must live with a recently widowed young man and his daughter. Can any of them find love again?

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Aaron Claridge
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Laura Graham (as Tiffany Knight)
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Woman in Wagon (as Janet Rotbaltt)
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Aaron Claridge dies while leading his pregnant wife Marty, an East coast teacher, on the wagon trail to the West. Destitute and unprotected, she accepts a marriage of convenience with widower Clark Davis to help raise his brat daughter Missie all winter, in spring he's prepared to pay for her return. Missie is hostile to 'mother substitute', but as the months pass Clark achieves a rapprochement. Written by KGF Vissers

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Marriage was the deal. Love was the surprise.


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El amor llega suavemente  »

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Katherine Heigl had to learn how to milk a cow for her role as Marty Claridge. See more »

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When Marty follows Clark into the hills (around 48 Min's)and watches him singing a hymn, the trees she watches from are in full leaf as if in summer, however on the way back to the cabin she is caught in a blizzard and has to be rescued by Clark. See more »

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Clark Davis: Father, I don't know why you brought Marty into my life only to have her leave like this. I don't always understand your plan, but I ask you with a shattered heart, please help me to accept it. Amen.
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Followed by Love's Christmas Journey (2011) See more »

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"First class movie" for the whole family; of the caliber of the late Michael Landon and the Hallmark Hall of Fame movie productions!!
28 December 2003 | by See all my reviews

Good job Michael Landon Jr.-your dad would be proud. It appears that you are following the legacy of your father, in producing and directing good television entertainment that can be shared by the whole family. This movie reached all kinds of emotions in me to the point that I actually felt I was a part of the movie. All the actors did excellent work in portraying their characters and their personalities. I suppose the biggest surprise to me was that the roll of Clark Davis being portrayed by Dale Midkiff of "Elvis and Me." If showed me that if the actor is really talented, he (or she) can do justice to any role, even the most unlikely or unexpected. But it is important to say that it is because each of the actors did an excellent job in portraying their characters, that this movie was so believable and memorable. The movie is of the caliber that we expect of the Hallmark Hall of Fame movies, even though it wasn't. I hope we can count on many more movies of this caliber because there is an audience for it....and I too, would like to see a sequel to this movie, "Love Comes Softly."


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