Character: Mrs. Porter
Directed by: Steven Schachter
Written by: William H. Macy, Steven Schachter
Produced by: Billy Brown, Dan Angel, David A. Rosemont, Forest Whitaker, Robert J. King
Cast Members: William H. Macy, Kyra Sedgwick, Kathy Baker, Joel Brooks, Woody Jeffreys
Released date: July 14, 2002
Bill Porter, a man afflicted with cerebral palsy, is desperate to find a job despite his condition. He uses his sense of humor, determination and winning spirit to convince a manager to hire him as a door-to-door salesman for Watkins, a supplier of household items and baking products. Porter walks several miles every day on his sales route, eventually working his way into the hearts of his customers. This film is based on a true story.