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Baby Girl Scott (1987)

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This heartrending TV movie stars John Lithgow and Mary Beth Hurt as the parents of a severely handicapped premature infant. Weighing a scant 20 ounces at birth, the baby girl has no esophagus and very few signs of being able to stay alive without artificial assistance. The desperate couple sign away the responsibility of their daughter to the doctors, who feel that they can pull the girl through with extensive experimental medical work. Within a week of this agreement, the cost to the couple is $71,000, an amount that will triple before the situation can be legally resolved. Though not based on any factual case, Baby Girl Scott maintains an uncomfortable reality throughout. The film first aired on May 24, 1987.more
Rating: Unrated
Genre: Drama
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Cast

John Lithgow
as Neil Scott
Mary Beth Hurt
as Wendy Scott
Ronny Cox
as Kenderly
Robert Bruce
as Resident
Dian Kobayashi
as Dr. Hiyashi
Raphael Sbarge
as Dr. Nelman
Mindy Seeger
as Bernice
Armin Shimerman
as Mr. Taverner
H. Richard Greene
as Howard Orrison
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