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Driven by the tragic and fatal car crash that took the life of his fifteen year old brother Luke, and wearing Luke's number 5 jersey, Jon Abbate helps to lead the Wake Forest Demon Deacons to the most successful season in school history.

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Steven Abbate
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Lynn Garber
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Storyline

In February, 2006, young Luke Abbate accepted a ride home from a fellow student following his high-school team practice. In a severe case of irresponsible and reckless teen-age driving, and over the objections of Luke and the other young passengers, the driver lost control of the car at nearly 90 miles-per-hour, spinning off a narrow road and landing in an embankment some seventy feet below. Luke suffered irreparable brain damage, and died in the hospital two days later - just four days before his sixteenth birthday. Written by anonymous

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From the ashes of great tragedy can come great achievement.

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Biography | Drama | Sport

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Rated PG for thematic material, some language, medical images and brief smoking | See all certifications »
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25 March 2011 (USA)  »

Also Known As:

La vittoria di Luke - The 5th quarter  »

Box Office

Budget:

$6,000,000 (estimated)

Opening Weekend:

$202,342 (USA) (25 March 2011)

Gross:

$399,611 (USA) (8 April 2011)
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Josh Gattis: Luke was with you today, I know he was
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Taken It All Away
Written by Katy J.
Performed by Katy J.
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Everyone should see this inspiring movie!
5 October 2011 | by (United States) – See all my reviews

I don't understand the negative reviews. Please watch this movie and see for yourself. I thought the actors did a fantastic job. I have never seen a father's love portrayed so beautifully as Aiden Quinn showed in this movie. Men do not often show such tenderness but he brought such an endearing character to life for me. Andie McDowell was the perfect choice to play the mother in this film. You could just tell how proud she was of her three sons and how hard she was holding on for the entire family. I fell in love with all three of the sons and felt the two surviving sons each brought a unique reaction to the tragic loss of their brother. Bring a box of tissues and let all of your teenage children watch this! We need to teach our children how one bad decision can alter the rest of our lives and the lives of others that we care about.


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