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Gifted Hands: The Ben Carson Story (2009)

TV Movie  -   -  Biography | Drama  -  7 February 2009 (USA)
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From Amazon.com: Oscar winner Cuba Gooding Jr. (Actor in a Supporting Role, Jerry Maguire, 1996) stars in this true story about a renowned brain surgeon who overcame obstacles to change the... See full synopsis »

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Wayne David Parker ...
ER Doctor #1
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Teen Curtis Carson
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Sonya Carson
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Candy
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Bennie
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From Amazon.com: Oscar winner Cuba Gooding Jr. (Actor in a Supporting Role, Jerry Maguire, 1996) stars in this true story about a renowned brain surgeon who overcame obstacles to change the course of medicine forever... See full synopsis »

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The library that Mrs. Carson cleans at the Professor's house is actually the library at the Biltmore in North Carolina. See more »

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In the operating room scene during surgery for the conjoined twins, close-up views of the hands of some of the OR personnel who are manipulating IV solutions reveal they are NOT wearing surgical gloves for sterility. See more »

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References CBS Evening News with Walter Cronkite (1962) See more »

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Excellent, beautiful story.
16 February 2009 | by (United States) – See all my reviews

I am so pleased that we randomly chose to watch Gifted Hands on Sat. Feb. 7. This is a well done movie, a beautiful story about an amazing man. After sharing about the movie with our dear friends, whose child had sustained a brain injury as an unborn, we were amazed to discover that this is the Dr who performed surgery on their child shortly after the twins from Germany. Thank you for the opportunity to get to know about this wonderful man. This was our first choice for afternoon viewing because of Cuba Gooding, Jr portraying the doctor. He usually does an excellent job in wholesome movies and this was not a disappointment in any way.


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