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Full Film: video.google.ca Channel Five UK: www.five.tv extraordinary people | five.tv As a baby, Daniel Tammet cried constantly and banged his head against the wall. His parents were frantic but all doctors could suggest was that he was understimulated. One afternoon when he was four, an accident changed the way Daniel thought forever. While playing with his brother in the living room he suffered a series of epileptic seizures which transformed his brain chemistry, giving him the gift of synaesthesia. This condition occurs when the parts of the brain responsible for different areas of perception get mixed up. Brain scans of autistic savants suggest that the right hemisphere might be compensating for damage in the left hemisphere. While many savants struggle with language and comprehension - skills associated primarily with the left hemisphere - they often have amazing skills in mathematics and memory - primarily right hemisphere skills. Daniel began to respond emotionally to numbers, which he started to see as complex, beautiful shapes and textures.

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Rock of Ages

My brother's version of 'Rock of Ages.' He's really good on the piano for an 11 year old! A gift from God!

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Nowhere Boy – movie trailer [John Lennon]

Nowhere Boy, a biopic about John Lennons childhood, has been picked up by the Weinstein Company, Variety reports. The project is two weeks into filming with Aaron Johnson, who played the young Ed Norton in The Illusionist, in the role of Lennon and English Patient star Kristin Scott Thomas portraying the Beatles aunt, who battled Lennons mother Julia for custody. The film will examine the effects each woman and their custody fight had on the young musician. Variety says the movie will also laser in on Lennons bond with Paul McCartney, and concludes when the Beatles leave Liverpool and head off to Germany. Taking its title from Rubber Souls Nowhere Man, Nowhere Boy will be directed by Sam Taylor Wood, who helmed the Buzzcocks-inspired Love You More, with a screenplay penned by Joy Division biopic Control writer Matt Greenhalgh. The screenplay was based on the memoir written by Julia Baird, Lennons half-sister. The story of John Lennons childhood has never been told, and now Beatles fans will be able to gain insight into his fascinating life, Weinstein Company president of theatrical films Tom Ortenberg said in a press release. The company plans to release the movie in time for consideration for awards season, with a wider release to follow in January 2010. According to a press release issued by the Weinstein Company that appears in full at Variety, the films full synopsis is: John Lennon is an ordinary fifteen year old boy on the streets of Liverpool. Funny, smart, naughty ...

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Amal and The Night Visitors- Part 1

My name is Candace Santos, and here I played the role Amahl in "Amahl and The Night Visitors." This was produced by CCMP(City Centre of Musical Productions.) Amahl and The Night Visitors is the story of the three kings and the crippled boy (Amahl) and his mother. The three kings on their way to Bethlehem rested awhile at the humble home of Amahl and his mother. The kings were bearing gifts for the Christ Child, and Amahl beeing poor, gave his crutch as a gift.

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