Watch Fighting the Odds: The Marilyn Gambrell Story
- 1 hr 30 min
Fighting the Odds: The Marilyn Gambrell Story is an autobiography movie of a former parole officer who makes a difference in a group of students lives. The movie was released in 2005 and aired on Lifetime. Actress Jami Gertz plays the role of Marilyn Gambrell, a former parole officer who is a social worker at M.B. Smiley High School in Houston, Texas. She helps a group of students fight back and help each other while they face their personal problems. Each student has a parent that is in prison and she creates a program, "No More Victims" which ensure that the students doesn't go down the same path as their parents and there are other positive choices. At the end of the movie both Jami Gertz and the real Marilyn Gambrell makes a Public Service Announcement promoting the "No More Victims" program.