The lives of a group of orphans, residents of the manor known as Raio De Luz, are touched and changed by a sweet-hearted, dedicated young woman.
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Series cast summary:
Flávia Monteiro ...  Carolina 'Carol' Correa (1997-2000) 757 episodes, 1997-2001
Álex Benn Álex Benn ...  Dr. José Ricardo Almeida Jr. (1997) 757 episodes, 1997-2001
Aretha Oliveira Aretha Oliveira ...  Patrícia 'Pata' (1997-2000) 383 episodes, 1999-2001
Fernanda Souza Fernanda Souza ...  Milena 'Milli' Pereira (1997-1998) 374 episodes, 1997-1999
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The lives of a group of orphans, residents of the manor known as Raio De Luz, are touched and changed by a sweet-hearted, dedicated young woman.

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Trivia

Entrepreneur and television presenter Silvio Santos, owner of SBT, wanted the show to be called "Pequeninas" (this being the literal translation to Brazilian Portuguese for the word "chiquititas"). However, he decided to keep the original title in order to gain more attention of the audience. See more »

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Referenced in Chiquititas: Rincón de luz (2001) See more »

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One of the best children series from Brazil
1 March 2013 | by leodomingosSee all my reviews

This series of the 90s was one of the last great productions for children in Brazil. Even making use of an imported franchise, they succeeded in adapting a universe as 'Mexican' as this with great richness and complexity for our reality. The series discussed serious issues in a light and exciting way for children, such as adoption, death, domestic violence, depression, anorexia, autism... some subjects that were never brought up to the children because they were considered "heavy". And all mixed with fantasy, imagery, with creative and fun clips. I am deeply nostalgic and it's a pity that the children of our generation have never experienced something like that.


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