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A Fighting Chance


  1. "A Fighting Chance" a.k.a. "Reversal" is a 2001 movie about a high school wrestler, directed by Jimi Petulla. The movie, starring Danny Mousetis, chronicles the struggle of Leo Leone as he strives for the Pennsylvania state title and his dad's affection. Coached by his father, Edward Leone, he is constantly pushed towards this goal. He is forced to decide between the approval of his father or his own wishes as he feels the strain from years of training and making weight. The movie never made it to the mainstream public, however received vocal support from many leaders in the wrestling community such as Cael Sanderson and Kurt Angle.
  2. "A Fighting Chance" is the vivid, character-driven story of Kyle Maynard, a young man born without arms or legs. At 23 years-old, Kyle has already become a nationally ranked wrestler, ESPY award-winner, motivational speaker and bestselling author. However, when Kyle seeks an official Mixed Martial Arts match against an able-bodied fighter- a highly controversial and dangerous goal - Kyle has to face even greater challenges in a world that fails to see him as anything but "disabled.


"A Fighting Chance" is a 2014 book written by Elizabeth Warren.

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Google previewThe Orvis Encyclopedia of Fly Fishing (2010)

Your Ultimate A to Z Guide to Being a Better Angler by Tom Rosenbauer

In some stretches no fishing is allowed from boats, which gives the wading angler a fighting chance at the best water. Best fishing is with large dark nymphs that imitate the large salmonfly stonefly, dry flies and nymphs that imitate caddisflies, ...

Google previewEncyclopedia of Creativity, Two-Volume Set (1999)

by Steven R. Pritzker

The culture described here gives cre- ative actions a fighting chance of being preferred over the ...

Google previewThe New Encyclopedia of Southern Culture (2012)

Volume 20: Social Class by Larry J. Griffin, Peggy G. Hargis, Charles Reagan Wilson

For several years Dawson's methods seemed to work, and the convicts each had a fighting chance to survive prison—and to leave it with coal-mining skills, which many proceeded to put to use. Yet in the 1890s tci officials steadily undermined ...

Google previewEncyclopedia of Creativity (1999)

by Mark A. Runco, Steven R. Pritzker

The culture described here gives cre- ative actions a fighting chance of being preferred over the tried-and-true actions of the past. Ultimately, top management is responsible for cre- ating, articulating, and reinforcing these shared meanings.

Google previewThe Encyclopedia of Healing Foods (2005)

by Michael T. Murray, Joseph E. Pizzorno, Lara Pizzorno

They fill you up so you don't have room for the good stuff—the foods that give your body a fighting chance to prevent cancer and other diseases. Here are guidelines for making healthier eating choices: • Read labels carefully. If sugar, fat, or ...

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I am determined to give the Yiddish language a fighting chance to survive. (Theodore Bikel)
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