Get Off Your Knees: The John Robinson Story

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GET OFF YOUR KNEES profiles the compelling and inspirational John Robinson. A congenital amputee, Robinson - who stands just 3'9" tall - overcame major challenges in order to achieve the life of his dreams. Few, including his parents, expected Robinson to find a job, let alone succeed in business or start a family. Yet through his remarkable tenacity, talent and faith, Robinson made his way in a world not designed for those without typical arms and legs - and now leads what many would consider an ordinary life. This "ordinary" life, however, requires Robinson to struggle with what others take for granted, such as driving a car or playing a round of golf.

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