Precious Family

Precious Family (; lit. Letters to My Parents) is a South Korean television series starring Kim Hee-ae, Heo Joon-ho, Song Jae-ho, Kim Hae-sook, Jang Hyun-sung, Lee Dong-wook, and Lee Yoo-ri. It aired on KBS2 from October 16, 2004 to July 5, 2005 on Saturdays and Sundays at 19:55 for 68 episodes.


The insurmountable responsibility cast upon parents with mentally challenged offspring can be quite daunting. For Chang-soo (Heo Joon-ho), father of a young daughter and an autistic son (Yoo Seung-ho), the pressure was too much. He ends up cheating on his wife Sung-shil (Kim Hee-ae) with another woman, and eventually the two split up. Despite feeling society's double standards where the responsibility of childcare often falls on the mother's shoulders, Sung-shil re-enters the workforce.