4 Inspirational True Story Netflix Movies about Overcoming Adversity


I love movies like these because they motivate me to be a better person.  I always feel humbled, moved, and motivated.  I hope you find encouragement in them too.

1000 to 1: The Cory Weissman Story Poster1000-1 Cory Weissman Story –An amazing movie about a college student who has a stroke and learns to cope with the disappointment in his basketball career and finds the courage to keep going in the midst of obstacles.



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Touch of the Light –A blind Taiwanese pianist, played as himself, learns to be independent and develop friendships along the way, thus inspiring others.





Forever Strong PosterForever Strong – This is about a rugby player who has to play the team his father coaches in the national championships after a reckless decision places him in a juvenile detention facility where he learns to be a true leader.


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23 Blast – A teen who loves football loses his sight but with the encouragement of those around him, finds a way to overcome his disability and still pursue his love of football.  This was such a treat to watch.  I loved the humor he shares with his friend in the midst of his challenging circumstances.




 Enjoy and tell me what you think.

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