Skip to comments.Gimme Shelter movie inspires with real life story of survival
Posted on 01/30/2014 12:08:57 PM PST by usalady
Gimme Shelter has been described by reviewers as a movie that keeps viewers on the edge of their seats. However it is more than just than the story of a young womans dehumanizing experiences. It provides insight into a journey that began with hopelessness and desperation and because of the caring and support of others who guided her choice of a better life.
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My family and I saw this film over the weekend. It was very moving, heart-breaking and inspiring. Vanessa Hudgens was a revelation as the lead character. Having only seem her in Disney teen flicks when forced to by my daughter, her acting was very believable.
I preferred the original one.
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Of course, Norma was not seeking an abortion, she moved from being a part of the pro-abortion movement to making penance for being the Roe of Roe v. Wade
I have met her personally several times since then (Norma). She remembered me at the last occasion in 2005.
The aspect of the book (Won by Love) that mirrors Gimme Shelter is that the world outside of Prolife folks can be very ugly. This is in contrast to how prolifers treat people.
Why do I say this? The first time I met Norma McCorvey she came up to me and hugged me. I was in the Operation Rescue office in Dallas that was side by side with the abortion clinic that Norma was working in. I came to the office because I had written a prolife song to the tune of the Battle Hymn of the Republic... Not to meet Norma... It was someone in the office (Rhonda -- a key person in the book Won by Love) who told that it was Norma McCorvey who had just hugged me...