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Child's Wish, A

Child's Wish, A

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Tuesday, January 21, 1997 11 17 3
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  • Season: 1996-97
  • Network: CBS
  • Genre: Drama
  • Category: Movies
  • Subject Matter: Medical/Disease/Mental Illness, Family Drama, Social Issue, Man Against The System

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Plot Synopsis

In 1992, a successful car salesman loses his job and health benefits for taking too much time off work when his teenage daughter is stricken with a rare form of cancer. While struggling to make ends meet, he comes to the attention of senator who persuades the beleaguered father to lobby Congress to pass the Family and Medical Leave Act. Before his daughter dies, she gets to meet President Clinton who vows to get the bill passed so families would be protected in times of crisis.


Production Company:

  • O'Hara-Horowitz

Production Type:

  • Independent
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