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Parents' Guide to

What I Feel for You

By Barbara Shulgasser-Parker, Common Sense Media Reviewer

age 13+

Parents of special needs kids unite for support; language.

Movie NR 2018 90 minutes
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What I Feel for You is a worthwhile and moving story about love, family, and seeing the value in every human being. It's a tearjerker, too, but the tears are jerked honestly as we watch good people fight for the rights of their children, some of whom are not capable of fighting for themselves.

It's frustrating to watch Carlos wallow in self-pity instead of enjoying his joyful child, especially when he meets a dad who does enjoy and appreciate his child so obviously. But Carlos eventually gets there. He not only comes to share the joy that Luis radiates, but also puts his time and money into helping others set aside prejudices and learn to love. One father of a son with Down syndrome tells another that he learned early on that life is made of small moments and it's best to live them to the fullest.

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