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Son-Rise: A Miracle of Love is a 1979 television movie that aired on the NBC network on May 14, 1979.


The film is based on the true story of how parents Bears and Suzie Kaufman (James Farentino & Kathryn Harrold) work to care for their son, Raun (Michael & Casey Adams), who is diagnosed with autism at the age of 18 months.


  • James Farentino as Bears Kaufman
  • Kathryn Harrold as Suzi Kaufman
  • Michael & Casey Adams as Raun Kaufman
  • Shelby Balik as Bryn Kaufman
  • Missy Francis as Thea Kaufman
  • Kerry Sherman as Nancy
  • Stephen Elliott as Abe Kaufman
  • Henry Olek as Dr. Bob Clark