A Shine of Rainbows by Vic Sarin

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A truly inspiring story of one ordinary family’s extraordinary journey. An orphaned boy named Tomás is adopted by Maire O’Donnell (Connie Nielsen) to live on a whimsical Irish isle filled with new friends, secret caves and a lost baby pup seal stranded on the coast. But when Maire’s reluctant husband Alec (Aidan Quinn) refuses to accept Tomás as his own son, the boy drifts down a fateful path of adventure and self-discovery, illuminating how rainbows can shine around--and within--us all.

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Published March 15, 2011 by 20th Century Fox.
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Tomas (John Bell) is a very unhappy young boy, rejected by his peers at the orphanage for his gentle manner and off-putting stammer.

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Maire's husband, the sullen Alec (Aidan Quinn), is reluctant to share in Maire's unconditional love for Tomas, but as events take trying and tragic turns, he must decide whether to adopt Tomas or send him back to the orphanage.

Dec 07 2017 | Read Full Review of A Shine of Rainbows