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I Am Somebody's Child: The Regina Louise Story

I Am Somebody's Child: The Regina Louise Story

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Saturday, April 20, 2019 N/A
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  • Season: 2018-2019
  • Network: Lifetime
  • Genre: Drama
  • Category: Movies
  • Subject Matter: True Story, Social Issue, Woman Against The System
  • Based On: Somebody"s Someone and Someone has Led this Child to Believe written by Regina Louise

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Plot Synopsis

Based on the books "Somebody's Someone" and "Someone has Led this Child to Believe" by Regina Louise. In the late 1970's Regina Louise, a young African American girl, is continually shunted to foster homes, group homes and psychiatric facilities until one woman, Jeanne Kerr, a white woman, believes in her and want to adopt her. After Jeanne's unsuccessful attempt to adopt Regina, due to a racially motivated ruling, their bond is forced apart. Eventually aging out of the foster care system Regina finds the strengthen to build a life for herself. She never forgets the love that helped her defeats the odds of a corrupt system and vows to find Jeanne. Finally reconnecting 25 years later Jeanne is finally able to adopt Regina in the same courthouse that denied them previously.


Production Company:

  • Lifetime Television

Production Type:

  • In-House
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