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'Henry & Me': Good intentions drive tale of childhood illness
'Henry & Me': Good intentions drive tale of childhood illness

Based on the popular children’s books by Ray Negron, the animated “Henry & Me” plays like an after-school special for kids fighting life-threatening diseases. Eleven-year-old Jack (voiced by a very likable Austin Williams), who loves baseball, especially the New York Yankees, suddenly develops a serious illness. As Jack waits for surgery to begin, he’s visited by a ballplayer named Henry (voiced by Richard Gere), who takes him on a fantasy tour of the Yankees' storied history. Jack learns about batting and pitching from players of the distant past -- Babe Ruth (Chazz Palminteri), Mickey Mantle (David Mantle), Thurman Munson (Paul Simon) -- and players of more...

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