Carry On

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Sinopse

In the spirit of The Blind Side and Friday Night Lights comes a tender and profoundly moving memoir about an ESPN producer’s unexpected relationship with two disabled wrestlers from inner city Cleveland, and how these bonds—blossoming, ultimately, into a most unorthodox family—would transform their lives.

When award-winning ESPN producer Lisa Fenn returned to her hometown for a story about two wrestlers at one of Cleveland’s toughest public high schools, she had no idea that the trip would change her life. Both young men were disadvantaged students with significant physical disabilities. Dartanyon Crockett was legally blind as a result of Leber’s disease; Leroy Sutton lost both his legs at eleven, when he was run over by a train. Brought together by wrestling, they had developed a brother-like bond as they worked to overcome their disabilities.

After forming a profound connection with Dartanyon and Leroy, Fenn realized she couldn't just walk away when filming ended; these boys had had to overcome the odds too many times. Instead, Fenn dedicated herself to ensuring their success long after the reporting was finished and the story aired—and an unlikely family of three was formed.

The years ahead would be fraught with complex challenges, but Fenn stayed with the boys every step of the way—teaching them essential life skills, helping them heal old wounds and traumatic pasts, and providing the first steady and consistent support system they’d ever had.

This powerful memoir is one of love, hope, faith, and strength—a story about an unusual family and the courage to carry on, even in the most extraordinary circumstances.

Capítulos

  • sample

    Duração: 01min
  • 001 Carry On

    Duração: 37s
  • 002 Chapter 01

    Duração: 28min
  • 003 Chapter 02

    Duração: 47min
  • 004 Chapter 03

    Duração: 53min
  • 005 Chapter 04

    Duração: 01h03min
  • 006 Chapter 05

    Duração: 01h17min
  • 007 Chapter 06

    Duração: 47min
  • 008 Chapter 07

    Duração: 23min
  • 009 Chapter 08

    Duração: 30min
  • 010 Chapter 09

    Duração: 32min
  • 011 Chapter 10

    Duração: 26min
  • 012 Chapter 11

    Duração: 18min
  • 013 Chapter 12

    Duração: 47min
  • 014 Chapter 13

    Duração: 42min
  • 015 Chapter 14

    Duração: 23min
  • 016 Chapter 15

    Duração: 27min
  • 017 Chapter 16

    Duração: 09min
  • 018 Epilogue

    Duração: 07min
  • 019 Acknowledgments

    Duração: 04min
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