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His mother gave him the courage, his faith helped him believe, and his brilliance gave him the power to change lives.
Oscar® winner Cuba Gooding Jr (Actor in a Supporting Role, Jerry Maguire, 1996) stars in this true story about a renowned brain surgeon who overcame obstacles to change the course of medicine forever.
Young Ben Carson didn’t have much of a chance. Growing up in a broken home amongst poverty and prejudice, his grades suffered and his temper flared. And yet, his mother never lost her faith in him. Insisting he follow the opportunities she never had, she helped grow his imagination, intelligence and his belief in himself. That belief, coupled with his faith in God, would drive him to follow his dream of becoming one of the world’s leading neurosurgeons.
Starring: Cuba Gooding Jr., Kimberly Elise, and Tajh Bellow
MPAA Rating: Not Rated
Run Time: 90 minutes
Subtitles: English, French
Bonus Features: Behind the scenes of Gifted Hands, and Triumph and Inspiration: The Journey of Dr. Ben Carson
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“A moving tribute to a real role model who’s living proof that it’s possible to overcome any obstacle standing between you and your dreams.”
— Kam Williams, The Sly Fox Film Reviews
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