The Waltons: Season 7, Episode 14

The Obstacle (11 Jan. 1979)

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John-Boy asks his family to help Mike Paxton, a friend who was recently handicapped. They show him being in a wheelchair is not the end of his life and show him how to adjust. Erin helps him get a job at Pickets.

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Mary Ellen Walton (as Judy Norton-Taylor)
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John-Boy asks his family to help Mike Paxton, a friend who was recently handicapped. They show him being in a wheelchair is not the end of his life and show him how to adjust. Erin helps him get a job at Pickets.

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Narrator: [narration as John 'John Boy' Walton, Jr. reading from his journal] In the spring of 1942, the war that engulfed the world beyond Waltons Mountain touched our family in many ways. It was a time of farewells and reunions, shortages, and news of battles and places with exotic names like Bataan, Corregidor, Wake Island and Midway. It was a time when my family was to come face to face with the cruelty of war as well as the courage it inspired to overcome its aftermath. It was also a time when ...
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