Independent Lens

Left by the Ship

Season 13 Episode 25 | 53m 15s | Video has closed captioning.

For nearly a century, American servicemen were stationed at Subic Bay in the Philippines, and many of them fathered children with the women who lived nearby. When the base closed in 1991, hundreds of these children were left behind, stripped of their fathers and their sense of identity.

Aired: 05/24/12

Expired: 06/01/12

Rating: TV-PG

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