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  • Independent Lens

Independent Lens | SUNSHINE | Film Clip #2 | PBS

Duration: 04:24
Program: Independent Lens #1123
Broadcast Date: May. 4, 2010

"I started to think Mr. Rogers was right: Our family really was fancy."

Has your life ever taken an unexpected detour? Director Karen Skloss reunites with her biological mother to tell a personal story about adoption, life as a single mother, while grappling with the definition of family. Young, pregnant, single and unprepared, Skloss struggles with the incredible ironies that history repeated itself and that efforts to protect family can sometimes do the most harm.



Post Date: May 1, 2010