The true story of a single mom who overcomes many of life's obstacles.


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Cast overview, first billed only:
Dawn Anna Townsend
Sam Howard ...
Josh Townsend
Stephen Warner ...
Matt Townsend
Krista Rae ...
Kristin Townsend
Lauren 'Lulu' Dawn Townsend - age 12
Robert Theberge ...
Quinn Singer ...
Lauren 'Lulu' DawnTownsend
Dr. Emerson
Gillian Carfra ...
Crisis worker
Yuri Yeremin ...
Health teacher
Christine Hamilton ...
Tall girl
Scott Arnold ...
Dr. Albert Bender


The true story of a single mom who overcomes many of life's obstacles.

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Dawn Anna Townsend: Everything that's loud is hollow inside. A drum, a horn. You're not hollow, I know it. So come on, make me look bad. Give me a tough one.
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Dawn Anna Is Another Terms of Endearment ***1/2
27 May 2009 | by (United States) – See all my reviews

Debra Winger proves her mettle once again as she did 26 years ago in the memorable "Terms of Endearment."

As always, this is a successful film because it deals with a family that comes together to aid their mother, played fantastically by Winger, who is in the grips of a major illness. The cohesiveness of the family structure was never better than depicted in this film. In addition to the warm, caring relationships, Winger finds happiness with a school associate and marriage pursues.

How terrible that one of her children was a victim of the Columbine Massacre. The picture shows how Winger comes to grips with her loss and becomes a crusader against gun violence. A true triumph of the human spirit, this film should not be missed. Endearing as films can be.

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