I Know My First Name Is Steven (1989)

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2 part TV film. Based on the true story of Steven Stayner, who is kidnapped as a child of 7 and held by his captor for seven years. He is mentally, psychologically and sexually abused, believing his father has died and his mother no longer wants him. When another young child is kidnapped, he overhears the kidnapper telling him a similar story, and Steven escapes with the child to the police. The second part of the film deals with the problems that arise from his return to his family and the painful ordeals he goes through because of the attitudes of his parents, family, school colleagues and society.

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