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Picking Up the Pieces synopsis

After 17 years in an emotionally abusive marriage, high school counselor Linette Harding (Margot Kidder) asks husband Eric (David Ackroyd) for a divorce. Though he reluctantly agrees, Linette realizes his vindictive nature when he removes all of his property from the house while Linette and her two children are absent. As Linette struggles to raise enough money for a good divorce lawyer, she begins a relationship with sensitive widower Don Hagan (James Farentino).

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