I recall hearing this true story years ago on the radio. She had quite a talent for writing jingles, and managed to help support the family through the contests that she won. I'll definitely check it out.
> You can read all about it and see the
> trailer on IMDB. I just finished viewing it
> now. I have tears in my eyes. It is based on
> a true story of a woman who was
> participating in all kinds of contests in
> the 50's and 60's in order to feed her
> family of 10 kids. She was married to a guy
> who felt like a "loser" because he
> lost his voice and his dream and had to
> settle into an ordinary job. She had a moral
> of iron. Watching this movie makes me
> realize that as a woman, there are some
> things that never change,even if women have
> gone a long way. I recommend it to all women
> or to whoever love women.
> I have tears in my eyes. It is with one of
> our favorite actresses, at least she is one
> of mine: Julianne Moore
> Thumbs up!!!