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Movies @Columbus Library Presents: Gifted Hands: The Ben Carson Story (2009)


February 28, 2013

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 Starring - Cuba Gooding Jr. Kimberly Elise & Aunjanue Ellis                                      Directed by Thomas Carter                                                                                            Not Rated; 86 Minutes; 2009


This is the 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.  His mother insisted that he should make use of the opportunities she never had.