Geraldine Page (Ann Cappelletti)Gerald S. O'Loughlin (John Cappelletti Sr)Marc Singer (John Cappelletti)Jeff Lynas (Joey Cappelletti)Linda Kelsey (Joyce Cappelletti, Narrator)Brian Farrell (Marty Cappelletti)Kathleen Beller (Jean Cappelletti)Steve Guttenberg (Mike Cappelletti)Paul Picerni (Joe Paterno)Stephen Parr (Eddie O'Neil)David Hooks (Archbishop)June Dayton (Mrs. Frome)James Karen (Dr. Wingreen)David Garfield (Dr. Klunick)Kevin McKenzie (Mark)Joe George (Man at Practice #1)Ted Noose (Man at Practice #2)Odessa Cleveland (Judy)
This is based on the true story about the relationship between Penn State football player John Cappelletti, Jr. and his younger brother Joey, who has leukemia. John and Joey's bond is a strong one. Joey hangs out with John in the Penn State locker room, and inspires him to be the top college football player in the country. Their bond knows no boundries, and goes beyond making touchdowns and winning awards.