Mom at Sixteen
- 1 hr 30 min
The film Mom at Sixteen is about Jacey Jeffries. Jacey is sixteen years old at the time and in high school. She has a son known as Charley. While Jacey was pregnant her parents told her she will give the baby for adoption after he is born. After having her baby, Jacey however refuses to do so. She decides to raise her son by herself. Jacey’s mother who is known as Terry tells everyone Charley is her son. She does so to enable her daughter to go back to school and complete high school. Jacey enrolls in a new school. One day she gets into a conversion where she condemns and criticizes promiscuity among her course mates. One of her tutors known as Donna becomes very much interested in Jacey’s ideas. Donna’s husband Bob, is the swim coach of the school. He convinces Jacey to join the team. Jacey faints in school after taking drugs to reduce her anxiety. She later realizes she still loves Charley’s father, Brad. Brad is not aware that Jacey was pregnant for him and has given birth to his son. Jacey feels bad about her secret. One day she decides to call Brad and tell him everything. She becomes nervous and drops the phone. One day Donna comes across Jacey and Charley. He asks her if she is Charley’s mother and she refuses. Other students find out about her secret and start teasing her in school and call her a hypocrite. After the incident in school she goes and tells Brad the truth. Brad is unhappy to hear about it. Jacey returns home and gets into trouble with her mother. Jacey asks Donna for help. Donna follows her home to talk to Terry convince her to accept Jacey’s decision. Terry tells Donna she wants her daughter to live a normal life. At the end Jacey offers Charley for adoption by Donna and Bob.