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Society's Child (2002)

| Drama | TV Movie
Ten-year-old Nikki is a precocious child suffering from Rett Syndrome. Unwilling to help her the doctors, instead, want to write her off as a mentally handicapped person.

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Cast overview, first billed only:
... Terry Best
Kyley Statham ... Nikki Best
... Nikki Best (voice)
... Sean Best
... Joan
... Monique
Kelsey Koenig ... Rebecca Best
Andrew Grant ... Ricky Best
... Thomas Best
Jerret Lemay ... Jake Best
Desmond Langan ... Jimmy Best
... Luanne Best
Kelly Daniels ... Dr. Vorn
Blake Taylor ... Dr. Rose
... Dr. Stone
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Ten-year-old Nikki is a precocious child suffering from Rett Syndrome. Unwilling to help her the doctors, instead, want to write her off as a mentally handicapped person.

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A Wonderful Movie About Life
22 April 2003 | by See all my reviews

I thought that this was a very well written movie about real life, not life as we would like it. The mother may have been a welfare mother with 6 children, but she did the best that she could. She gave her daughter more love than anyone else could have done under the circumstances. She did try to bring the child's father back into her life, but that didn't work out and she dealt with it. In my opinion, she was a very brave strong woman who was given more than she could bear, but never gave up, because that wasn't an option. If you have a child with a disability, giving up is not your choice. Nikki was blessed to be raised with love.


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