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The Power of a Dream

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The underdog sports movie hits close to home in The Power of a Dream, a documentary film featuring University of the Incarnate Word student, personal trainer and reserve Bexar County firefighter Eric Castillo who, at the age of 30, became the oldest player ever to take the field for UIW’s Division I football team. Although he had never played organized football before, Castillo’s determination earned him a spot on the 95-man roster during his last season of NCAA eligibility. It was an experience he hopes inspires others to aspire to become something greater than past mistakes. “Falling down is a part of life that provides us with the tool of motivation for personal growth,” Castillo told the San Antonio Current. “No matter what age you’re at when you come out of that dark place in your life, any dream you have ever had is more obtainable when you’re fighting for something at your very lowest.” Later this year, Castillo will graduate with his degree in kinesiology exercise science with a minor in nutrition and communications. He also plans to join the Fire Academy next month. $15, 6pm Sun, Santikos Palladium, 17703 I-10 W, (210) 798-9949, eventbrite.com. — KM






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