On Christmas Eve 1933, the Waltons prepare for the holiday.
However, John Walton (Andrew Duggan), who was forced to take work in another part of the state, has not returned home yet, and his family is becoming increasingly worried.
Even though she was moved to another school by her parents, the bullying continued because the gang involved lived nearby.
Hours after a tiff with one of her friends further upset her, Morgan swallowed several tablets of a powerful painkiller and went to bed.
Her body was found by her mother Debra Savage, 35, when she tried to wake her at 6am for school.
'I blame school and the bullies for my beautiful daughter's death,' she said.
'She was called names and threatened with violence because of her size.
Zeb Vance never saw the practice of law as his mission in life. A traveling carnival comes to Walton's Mountain, but the children choose to sacrifice the money they had saved for it so that Grandma can replace her broken glasses.When the troupe becomes stranded by their dishonest ringmaster, John and Olivia allow them to stay temporarily in their barn, and the family is rewarded with a private show.Vance equated the Democratic Party with sectionalism which he believed dangerous to the best interests of North Carolina and the South. Determined to oppose it, he cast his allegiance with the declining Whig Party.