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By John McAfee
Independent voices from the The Washington Times Communities
Topic - Rudy
Depictions of custody battles have become a cinematic staple, but few register with the heartfelt emotion of "Any Day Now." This 1970s Los Angeles-set drama about a gay couple fighting to adopt a Down syndrome-afflicted teenager is only loosely inspired by a real story, but the smart screenplay by director Travis Fine and George Arthur Bloom has the ring of truth. And the issues raised by this film remain all too sadly relevant.
Ten years on from the day the 9/11 terrorist attacks changed so much for so many people, the world's leaders and millions of citizens are pausing to reflect.