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Sunshine - Video Extra

Clip: Season 11 | 4m 45s

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.

Aired: 05/04/10

Expired: 03/02/13

Rating: TV-PG

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