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For The Love Of My Child: The Anissa Ayala Story

For The Love Of My Child: The Anissa Ayala Story

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Monday, May 10, 1993 12.8 20 3
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  • Season: 1992-93
  • Network: NBC
  • Genre: Drama
  • Category: Movies
  • Subject Matter: Family Drama, Medical/Disease/Mental Illness, True Story, Children/Teens, Social Issue

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Plot Synopsis

In 1991, Walnut, California, nineteen year old Anissa Ayala is stricken with leukemia. In need of a bone marrow transplant and unable to find a suitable match, the girl's mother, Mary, decides to have another baby in hope that the infant can provide the life saving cure. While a heated medical and ethical debate ensues, the family continues on with their plans which eventually proves to be medically successful.


Production Company:

  • Viacom IAW Stonehenge Prods.

Production Type:

  • Independent
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