Independent Lens

Left by the Ship: An Affidavit Offers Hope to One Filipino A

Clip: Season 13 Episode 25 | 2m 26s

Born in 1987, Filipino Amerasian JR was left with his mother at age 5 after the U.S. serviceman who was his father abandoned him. Growing up, he often faced discrimination due to his biracial ethnicity. Now, he has an opportunity to contact his American father. Find out if he does in the Independent Lens documentary, Left By the Ship.

Aired: 05/24/12

Rating: TV-PG

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