Based on a true story, this is a delightful tale that deals with a child trying to understand the death of a parent and how a miraculous incident touched so many people. When the Canadian family sends a kind and perceptive letter back to Desi, and it hits the papers, dozens of people send Desi and her mother airfare to go visit their newfound friends. On this trip, both mother and daughter come to peace and help others to appreciate their own blessings. During the closing credits, the real Desi and her family are seen on the film location and discuss the making of the movie.
Parents, although we are approving this for all ages, you should decide if the subject matter is suitable for your little ones. Are they ready to learn that a parent can die? Also, there is one obscenity, which the child repeats as she asks what it means. However, the person who says it is chastised for using the expression.