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Ride with Larry (2013)

"Ride with Larry" puts a human face on the day-to-day fight against Parkinson's through the story of Larry Smith, a retired police captain, now beloved small-town baker. After twenty years ... See full summary »
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Credited cast:
Jay Alberts Jay Alberts ... Himself
Emily Drabant Emily Drabant ... Herself
Paul Larson Paul Larson ... Himself
Betty Smith Betty Smith ... Herself
Larry Smith Larry Smith ... Himself
Anne Wojcicki Anne Wojcicki ... Herself
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"Ride with Larry" puts a human face on the day-to-day fight against Parkinson's through the story of Larry Smith, a retired police captain, now beloved small-town baker. After twenty years with Parkinson's, Larry attempts to ride 300 miles across his state of South Dakota with the support of his family and community to show the power of keeping your body active and mind positive, proving that the best cure is living life to its fullest. The film follows Larry as attempts to push his limits and expand the boundary of possibilities for those with Parkinson's. Weaved amongst his journey is an intimate portrait of Parkinson's, illuminating the day-to-day fight of those diagnosed, their families, and caretakers. It is a film for all those stigmatized or mired in the darkness of illnesses without cures. Larry and his wife Betty refuse to be defined by this diagnosis, proving that sometimes the best cure is living life to its fullest. Written by Ride with Larry

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cycling | parkinson's disease | See All (2) »

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If you love life, you'll fight for it.

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USA

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English

Release Date:

24 August 2013 (Mexico) See more »

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South Dakota, USA See more »

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Inspiring
9 February 2017 | by crazydarkSee all my reviews

A great diary of a man who didn't give up.

Heart-warming, enjoyable.

If you've ever known someone to suffer from this kind of terminal illness, it might be hard to watch, and also inspiring nonetheless.

I found it challenging to view, after my own experiences with this kind of affliction, but Larry's humour and will was outstanding.

The people around him and the community of folks he encountered give a truer sense of American life.

I don't know why this film isn't more popular. I believe if you buy the DVD some of the money goes to one of the supporting foundations, and at the credits there are more options if a donation wouldn't be too much to ask for.


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