In 1912, a young woman leaves a privileged life to teach at an Appalachian school. Based on the novel by Catherine Marshall.

Season 2, Episode 1 The Sweetest Gift, Part 1

First Aired: November 24, 1994

Christy's father (Robert Foxworth) visits hoping to persuade her to come home for Thanksgiving; Miss Alice organizes a turkey hunt to combat the food shortage. Part 1 of two. Billy: Richard Tyson. Fairlight: Tess Harper. MacNeil: Stewart Finlay-McLennan. Miss Alice: Tyne Daly.