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Someone Had to Be Benny

Duration :

46

Summary: This is the story of Benny Agrelo, a terminally ill 15-year-old who fought to live the remainder of his life on his own terms. Benny decided to stop taking the drugs that helped his body accept a transplanted liver because they produced a number of excruciating side effects. After convincing his mother to let him live his last months "without hurting," Benny was taken from his family by court order--and had to go to court to fight for the right to determine his own fate. Starring Michael Shulman and Reiko Aylesworth (TV's 24). (TVY7) (NA)

PRODUCER : Howard Meltzer,Frank Doelger

CAST : Reiko Aylesworth,Michael Shulman,Jasper Cole,Suzanne Cryer,Ann Harada,Donna Murphy

WRITER : Bruce Harmon

DIRECTOR : Juan Jose Campanella

Genre : Docu-drama