Auburn man's crippling life retold on the big screen

By Katherine Kington - email | Twitter

AUBURN, AL (WTVM) - For one Auburn man, life has always been an obstacle, now he's telling his story on the big screen.

Family and friends gathered Wednesday night to watch the documentary "Living Life Unbroken".

It's about 22-year-old Mark Boddie whose message has inspired fans internationally to never give up. He says, "There's no dead end on anything that you're given in life. You can strive to be whatever you want to be regardless of the obstacles that you're given."

When Mark Boddie was born he was covered in bruises all over his body. Every major bone was broken.

The doctors told his mother he had what was called Osteogenesis Imperfecta, a brittle bone disease, and he would only live three months. That was 22 years ago.

"I've never taken accepted no in my entire lifetime", says Boddie

From a very young age Boddie knew he wanted to reach out to people. He says the process of making the documentary has been tedious, but well worth it." This whole process has been about 4 months, 4 long months, it seems like it's taken forever but hopefully in the end it's gonna be worth it and it reaches out to the people I want it to."

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