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For Hope

For Hope

Air Date Rating Share Against the
Sunday, November 17, 1996 12.3 19 1
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  • Season: 1996-97
  • Network: ABC
  • Genre: Drama
  • Category: Movies
  • Subject Matter: Medical/Disease/Mental Illness, True Story, Family Drama

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Plot Synopsis

A Philadelphia schoolteacher and single mother of a teenage boy is stricken with scleroderma, a degenerative disease that causes the skin and vital organs to harden and then deteriorate. She moves to California to live with her parents and be near her brothers, one a successful sitcom writer. Together the family tries to cope with her impending death and the tragic loss of a loved one.


Production Company:

  • Brillstein/Grey Prods. IAW Columbia Pictures TV

Production Type:

  • Independent
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