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Movie Time: Extraordinary Measures

Published January 31, 2010 - 3 Comments

Curious to know if you have any blood pumping through that cold heart of yours?  Go see Extraordinary Measures.  If you walk out of there without feeling anything, then chances are good that you’re beyond hope.

Brendan Fraser is a Dad trying to save two of his young children who have Pompe Disease, a rare genetic disorder.  Harrison Ford is the somewhat eccentric scientist, whose life’s work on the disease appears to hold the most promise… at least in theory.  Together they form an interesting partnership.

I’ll admit, I had never even heard of Pompe Disease until this movie.  Like I’m sure many people did, I went and looked it up shortly afterward.  It’s quite an amazing story.

And you just might learn something about yourself…