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A Dog Named Christmas (2009)

A developmentally challenged young man with a penchant for caring for animals in need sets out to convince his family - and their whole rural community - to participate in a local shelter's... See full summary »

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A developmentally challenged young man with a penchant for caring for animals in need sets out to convince his family - and their whole rural community - to participate in a local shelter's inaugural "Adopt a Dog for Christmas Program." Written by CBS Publicity

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Hallmark Hall of Fame: A Dog Named Christmas (#59.1)  »

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Bruce Greenwood wrote and sings the song "My Best Friend" over the closing credits. See more »

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Edited into Hallmark Hall of Fame (1951) See more »

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Music and lyrics by Sarah McLachlan
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A Warm Christmas Movie
30 November 2009 | by (United States) – See all my reviews

Hallmark as done it again. This was a wonderful first Christmas movie for the 2009 year and I intend to purchase the DVD.

I turned off the lights, turned on the Christmas tree lights, and my wife, our two sons and I sat, caught up in this wonderful, heart-touching story.

Of course, the Hallmark commercials were an added touch.

Yes, I'm sentimental and go for these types of things...but I'm not ashamed.

The young man who played the young boy was so dead-on in his portrayal.

The mom and dad were spectacular in their portrayal as well.

Thank you Hallmark, for this wonderful presentation.


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