Regina Louise’s Incredible Story is Now a Lifetime Movie, Premiering in April
11 Apr 2019
An author and child advocate, Regina Louise shares her poignant, heart-wrenching journey through foster care. Now, her powerful story has been turned into a new movie on Lifetime: I Am Somebody’s Child: The Regina Louise Story. Based on Louise’s personal experience navigating the broken system, the movie will premier Easter Weekend, on Saturday, April 20th at 8pm ET/PT. It stars Ginnifer Goodwin and newcomer Angela Fairley, a foster child herself.
I Am Somebody’s Child tells the journey of a young African American girl (Fairley) who navigates over 30 foster homes and psychiatric facilities before age 18, and the one woman, Jeanne (Goodwin), who believes in her. After Jeanne’s unsuccessful attempt to adopt Regina due to a racially motivated ruling, their bond is forced apart. Yet, their love for one another and desire to become family fuels their determination to beat the corrupt system keeping them apart.
In her keynotes, Regina Louise recounts her childhood search for someone to whom she could feel connected. Her fight to overcome adversity comes across in a distinctive and unique voice, offering audiences an in-depth look at the life of a child who no one wanted. Through unflinching and unforgettable stories, Louise inspires others to not only survive, but to flourish.