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Rise & Walk: The Dennis Byrd Story

Rise & Walk: The Dennis Byrd Story

Air Date Rating Share Against the
Monday, February 28, 1994 7.1 11 4
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  • Season: 1993-94
  • Network: FOX
  • Genre: Drama
  • Category: Movies
  • Subject Matter: True Story, Medical/Disease/Mental Illness, Sports
  • Based On: Rise & Walk written by Dennis Byrd
  • Misc.: Based On Book/Play

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Plot Synopsis

Based on the book by Dennis Byrd. New York Jets linebacker, Dennis Byrd is paralyzed when he breaks neck during a 1992 football game. With his loving wife, Angela and his devout religious faith he struggles through a grueling rehabilitation program and triumphantly regains the use of his limbs.


Production Company:

  • Fox West Pictures Inc.

Production Type:

  • In-House
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