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Documentaries, medicine

The Boy Who Will Never Grow Old

YEAR: 2007 | LENGTH: 1 part (47 minutes)  |  SOURCE: BARCOFT


STUART WICKISON, 19, has Duchenne Muscular Dystrophy, a condition that has confined him to a wheelchair and ventilator and will eventually kill him. But despite needing a ventilator at night and only able to move a few fingers, Stuart is moving to Treloar College to study an art degree. The pioneering college is for severely disabled teenagers and allows them to live their life as normal. While Stuart is raring to move on to a new chapter of his life, his parents are having difficulty letting go. This uplifting intimate film follows Stuart on a remarkable journey, as he pushes himself beyond his limits, overcoming obstacles to achieve his dreams. 


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