Hey Ken: Do you know where can I download First Steps (1985) TV movie) for free pls?
I am asking this question because this movie gives me a lot of strength and courage knowing that I’m physically disabled in a wheelchair. I would appreciate it very much, if there will be someone that would give me the direct link of where can I download the complete mentioned movie pls, thank you very much in advance.
Nan Davis Takes One Small Step for Herself That May Give Hope to Other Paraplegics!!!
”I won’t ever forget just before the wreck. My boy friend was leaning over to put another tape in the tape deck. I thought, ‘Boy, we’re not going to make that curve,”’ Ms. Davis said. ”I hope that the movie doesn’t upset him.”
The film ”First Steps” chronicles the events leading up to the day in 1982 when she made history as the first person with paralyzed limbs to walk at will.
It was an achievement accomplished through a computer system developed by Wright State University Professor Jerrold Petrofsky, a bio-engineer.
Ms. Davis saw ”First Steps” in advance of its telecast, scheduled for 9 p.m. tonight.
Rigged up to a device that stimulated the damaged nerves in her legs, Ms. Davis managed several jerky, halting steps that were later shown on the CBS-TV program ”60 Minutes,” and displayed in newspaper photos around the world.
The technique still is experimental, but it eventually could restore partial mobility to the 500,000 to 2 million Americans confined to wheelchairs.
For Nan Davis, the most difficult scene to watch in the CBS television movie of her life is the re-enactment of the car accident that left her paralyzed.
It happened on the night of her graduation from St. Marys High School as she and a friend were returning from a party.
The small foreign car ran off a curve, flipping over several times. Her friend, who was driving, escaped with minor injuries.
”I won’t ever forget just before the wreck. He was leaning over to put another tape in the tape deck. I thought, ‘Boy, we’re not going to make that curve,”’ Ms. Davis said. ”I hope that the movie doesn’t upset him.”