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Domhnall MacAuleyDomhnall MacAuley is a CMAJ Associate Editor and a professor of primary care in Northern Ireland, UK

 

“Unbreakable” is the life story of Mark Pollock, an athlete, adventurer and patient. This is no American schmaltzy reconstructed movie. Don’t expect a Hollywood ending. A university contemporary of Mark's, a filmmaker, had been making a documentary of his life. Neither of them could have anticipated what lay ahead.

Mark was born very short sighted and had a severe retinal detachment as a child.  A second unrepairable detachment as a university student left him blind. This is where the documentary begins.

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