Highway to Heaven: Season 1, Episode 11

Dust Child (28 Nov. 1984)

TV Episode  -   -  Drama | Family | Fantasy
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A former Vietnam vet learns that he has a half-American/half-Vietnamese daughter and brings her to the States to live with his family, but Jonathan and Mark must intervene when the racial ... See full summary »

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James Whitmore Jr. ...
Richard Gaines
Jenny Sullivan ...
Susan Gaines
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Brad Gaines (as Billy Jacoby)
Denice Kumagai ...
Nguyen
K.C. Martel ...
Larry Everett
Alba Francesca ...
Jeanette Everett
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Gas Station Owner (as Dan Owens)
Mark Everett ...
Jeff
Le Taun ...
Mr. Loh
P.J. Goodwin ...
Tim (as P.J. Godwin)
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Steve
Elizabeth Cheshire ...
Gab
Mark Denis ...
Reporter
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A former Vietnam vet learns that he has a half-American/half-Vietnamese daughter and brings her to the States to live with his family, but Jonathan and Mark must intervene when the racial prejudice she encounters from all sides, including her new family, is almost too much to bear. Written by Tony Scheinman

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The episode's title "Dust Child" refers to a name given to children born of American soldiers and Vietnamese women during the Vietnam conflict, but was used as a term of racial prejudice. See more »

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