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'Breakthrough' is the true story of a Lake St. Louis, Mo. mother's prayers and her 14-year-old son's miraculous survival after falling through the ice of Lake St. Louis

April 19, 2019 - 8:25 am
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ST. LOUIS (KMOX) - As we head into Easter weekend, Varity reports that "Breakthrough," a faith-based movie is expected to earn between $13-$20 million in its first five days of release. 

It's the true story of a Lake St. Louis, Mo. mother's prayers and her 14-year-old son's miraculous survival after falling through the ice of Lake St. Louis. Our Carol Daniel sat down with the boy John Smith and his mother, and some of the movie's cast members, Chrissy Metz (Joyce Smith) and Marcel Ruiz (John Smith).

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