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1.

Adam Hall: Defending Champion

In this documentary, Paralympic skier Adam Hall prepares to defend his gold medal against fierce competition. Born with spina bifida, Hall overcomes numerous obstacles on his journey to win another medal.
Online
2016; 2014
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Timor Leste: A Love Story

Joel Morais Fernandes lives in Timor Leste. He became an advocate for the disabled after a motorbike accident left him a paraplegic. He and fellow humanitarian are about to get married after overcoming social stigmas and cultural differences.
Online
2016; 2014
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PTSD at Sea

In this episode of Against All Odds, veteran Tyson Murray, a veteran attempts to learn new coping skills while participating in a 1000 kilometer kayak adventure from Sidney to Brisbane. He hopes to empower other veterans struggling with PTSD.
Online
2016; 2014
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The Rise of Mary Fisher

Mary Fisher eyesight deteriorated during her teen years until she became blind. Watch as she overcomes adversities to become one of the strongest swimmers in the 2013 Paralympic Games in Montreal.
Online
2016; 2014
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Robert Martin: The People's Advocate

In this video, Robert Martin promotes self-advocacy for people with disabilities. He travels across the globe speaking to the United Nations, participating in conferences, and sharing his views on mental deficiency centers.
Online
2016; 2014
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The Lily Harper Show

In this video, Lily Harper interviews herself in a talk show format. She talks about her life as a Special Olympic athlete, her fascination with Ellen DeGeneres, coping with Down's Syndrome, and living independently.
Online
2016; 2014
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Scott's Comeback

After a devastating accident, Scott Martlew defies odds and expectations attempting to be one of the best paracanoists in the world. Watch as he trains for the 2016 Paralympics.
Online
2016; 2014
8.

Amanda's New Life

Amanda Lowry became a tetraplegic after breaking her neck in a surfing accident. One year later, she hopes to exceed expectations and walk again. Watch as she rehabilitates and learns coping skills.
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2016; 2014
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Unlocking Autism

In this video, two families struggle with a family member afflicted with autism. Scientists from Auckland University study the disease.
Online
2016; 2014
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Parenting by Sign

In this video, follow Sarah Mason, a deaf woman, as she prepares to give birth. The Lessings provide guidance and coping strategies.
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2016; 2014
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Beyond Thalidomide

Barry de Geest's mother was told that he would not live more than three days. Born without arms and possessing short legs, he celebrates his fiftieth birthday and lives life to the fullest.
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2016; 2014
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When Anthea Met Michael

In this video, Anthea, diagnosed with cerebral palsy met her soul mate in Michael. Married for two years, they participate in the Oceana Championships in Bocce in this episode of Against All Odds.
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2016; 2014
13.

Living With Parkinson's

In this video, meet husband and father Andy McDowell who was diagnosed with early onset Parkinson's disease at the age of 43. Accompany him as he explores Deep Brain Stimulation as a potential treatment and copes with his illness that affects every aspect of his life.
Online
2016; 2014
14.

Baby Charlotte Grows Up

Charlotte Cleverley-Bisman lost her limbs to meningitis as a baby. Now 11, Charlotte is learning to do more on her own with the help of two multiple amputee mentors. Charlotte confronts new challenges, tries on new prosthetics, and learns new coping skills.
Online
2016; 2014
15.

Noel in Focus

Diagnosed with spinal muscular atrophy type three, Noel Ratapu considers surgery to straighten her spine. In this episode of Against the Odds, see how Noel expresses herself through photography and learns to see her disability in a new way.
Online
2016; 2014
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Salem Foxx Ballet Boy

Salem Foxx is only 13 and has already danced with the Royal New Zealand Ballet. Salem has Asperger's Syndrome and he considers it an advantage in dance. Watch as he prepares for a ballet competition in Auckland.
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2016; 2014
17.

The Daverts

Three members of the Davert family are diagnosed with osteogenesis imperfecta or brittle bone disease. Find out how they maintain positive attitudes and exceed expectations.
Online
2016; 2014
18.

Cam Finds His Voice

In this video, Cam Dawson leaves his home to pursue better opportunities and learn coping skills. Watch as he navigates boarding school and pursues his musical career in this episode of Against the Odds.
Online
2016; 2014
19.

Erica Takes Control

Born with multiple abnormalities, Erica Perry struggles to find her place in the world. Watch as she controls her own destiny and seeks happiness without resorting to anymore plastic surgery.
Online
2016; 2014
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Lilly's Legs

Both of Lilly Lomas' legs have been amputated. Watch as she learns coping skills and struggles to walk again.
Online
2016; 2014