Rosie O'Donnell stars in the story of a sixteen-year-old boy who finds the compassion he needs to survive in "America" (2009). When his crack-addicted mother loses custody of him, America (Phillip Johnson) becomes a ward of the state and ends up in a psychiatrist's office at a youth treatment center. Dr. Maureen Brennan (O'Donnell) works with Phillip and he gradually begins to heal from his traumatic childhood. Based on the book "America" by E.R. Frank, this emotional made-for-television drama originallyaired on Lifetime Channel.