Fighting the Odds: The Marilyn Gambrell Story

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A former parole officer (Jami Gertz) offers support and motivation to Houston high-school students whose parents are incarcerated. The fact-based drama, while overly preachy, delivers a bevy of strong performances by the relatively unknown actors playing the at-risk kids. Ernie Hudson. Cody: Stacy Meadows Jr. Lisa: Sicily Sewell. Jamal: Trent Cameron. D (more…)

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A former parole officer (Jami Gertz) offers support and motivation to Houston high-school students whose parents are incarcerated. The fact-based drama, while overly preachy, delivers a bevy of strong performances by the relatively unknown actors playing the at-risk kids. Ernie Hudson. Cody: Stacy Meadows Jr. Lisa: Sicily Sewell. Jamal: Trent Cameron. Darnell: Edwin Hodge. Vanessa: Regina Nehy. Ed Rivera: Zak Santiago. Reginald Spivey: Eugene Clark. Andy Wolk directed.

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