My Sister's Keeper is a suspense-filled drama based on the popular novel by Jodi Picoult. After a family finds that their daughter suffers from a disease that requires numerous transplants and infusions they make the difficult decision to genetically engineer another child that can donate whatever is needed to keep her alive. The youngest child spends so much of her young life being used for her DNA that when she realizes that she will have to make a bigger sacrifice of her childhood, she finally puts her foot down. Her interest in joining a sports team is jeopardized by the prospect of a surgery to save her sister, so she hires a lawyer to help her gain the rights to her own body. The lawyer, who brings his own little mystery to the story is beguiled by a case that would free a minor from being considered the property of her parents.