The Ditchdigger's Daughters

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This heartwarming, inspirational family drama centers on a poor black laborer who wanted his six daughters to grow up to be doctors. With a determination bordering on obsession, he demands much of his girls. He also makes many personal sacrifices to make sure they will succeed in life.


Carl Lumbly
as Donald Thornton
Victoria Dillard
as Tass Thornton
Dulé Hill
as Young Donald
Shelley Robertson
as Donna Thornton
Kimberly Elise
as Jeanette Thornton
Monique Coleman
as Young Donna
Monica Calhoun
as Linda Thornton
Rosalyn Coleman
as Yvonne Thornton
Erika Heard
as Rita Thornton
Denice J. Sealy
as Betty Thornton
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