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Haitian Amputees’ Story of Triumph and Survival to Premiere at Portland Film Festival – Yahoo News


AmputeeSoccer_6“Unbreakable: A Story of Hope and Healing in Haiti” tells the amazing story of children who not only recovered physically, but also helped recast the perception of the disabled in Haiti — a country that is often considered one of the poorest in the world.”This film shows that when there is the will do so — both in terms of those providing aid and those receiving it — lives can be saved and transformed by a program that is truly sustainable,” said Knights of Columbus CEO Carl Anderson, executive producer of the documentary. “The work of the dedicated medical staff and the unbreakable spirit of these Haitian young people — in circumstances most of us can’t imagine — are truly inspiring.”The film focuses on a segment of Haitian society that might easily have been ignored — the thousands of children who underwent emergency amputations in order to survive the shocking carnage that unfolded four and a half years ago. Not only did these young people survive, they thrived and formed an amputee soccer team that helped to change the hearts and minds of many Haitian people. via – Yahoo News

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