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This film tells the true story of Christy Brown, born with cerebral palsy in a large working-class Irish family.
In 1985, Salva Dut became one of 1,500 of Sudan’s famous “Lost Boys” for 11 long years, walking countless miles east to Ethiopia and later south to Kenya to live in refugee camps much like prisons.
A slim memoir of poverty, abuse, agency and power, this story of a young gay survivor growing up in dirt-poor Carolina is only ninety-four pages long.
"I never had a brain until Freak came along and let me borrow his for a while, and that's the truth, the whole truth." This is the first line hook from a whopper of a book.