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Independent Lens | Sunshine - Video Extra | PBS

Duration: 04:45
Program: Independent Lens #1123
Broadcast Date: May. 4, 2010

In 1975 rural Texas, a local mayor's daughter grapples with an unplanned pregnancy--finally deciding to have her baby in secret before giving her away in a hidden adoption. Twenty-three years later, the adopted child also has an unplanned baby out of wedlock. SUNSHINE tells the intimate story of this second-generation single mother and her own struggle with the idea of family, 30 years on.



Post Date: October 7, 2010