Watch Stolen Miracle
- 1 hr 30 min
Stolen Miracle is a heartwarming made-for-TV drama that tells the story of a mother's quest to save her sick daughter's life. The film stars Leslie Hope as Penny, a hardworking single mom who is devoted to her daughter, Zoey (Nola Augustson). Zoey's life is turned upside down when she is diagnosed with leukemia, and Penny will stop at nothing to find a bone marrow donor who can save her daughter's life. But as the search becomes more desperate, Penny realizes that the odds of finding a match are slim, and she must confront the possibility that her daughter's days may be numbered.
Determined to find a solution, Penny turns to her ex-husband, Jack (Gabriel Hogan), who abandoned their family years ago. Jack is reluctant to help at first, but as he spends more time with Zoey, he begins to see the error of his ways and the importance of family.
Meanwhile, Penny's search for a donor leads her to a Native American reservation where she meets a nurse named Melanie (Tantoo Cardinal). Melanie helps Penny learn more about the Navajo culture and their beliefs about medicine and healing. With Melanie's guidance, Penny begins to consider alternative treatments for Zoey, such as traditional Navajo ceremonies and herbal remedies.
As Penny and Jack work together to save Zoey, they must also confront the emotional wounds and traumas from their past. Stolen Miracle is a touching story of family, love, and resilience in the face of adversity. It is a reminder that miracles can happen when we come together and support each other, even in the darkest of times.
Directed by Michael Scott and written by Robin Russin and William Wheeler, Stolen Miracle was released in 2001 and was praised for its strong performances and emotional depth. The film was inspired by real-life stories of families who have battled leukemia and searched for bone marrow donors, and it does an excellent job of highlighting the importance of organ donation and the need for more diversity in the bone marrow registry.