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SM Man with Cerebral Palsy Makes Film in 5 Days


Scenes from the short film, "Breaking Cody." It's about a disabled man whose role model in life is the drug dealer Walter White from "Breaking Bad"

by Alyssa Erdley

Observer Staff

"My parents were told to go on with their lives, without me." So begins Cody LaScala's story on the Napa, Intensive Therapy, website. On his first birthday, he was found lifeless at the bottom of a swimming pool. He remained in a coma for months.

When he finally came out of it, he was left with cerebral palsy. He remains paralyzed and only able to speak with great difficulty.

And yet now at age 33, LaScala has just completed a film, "Breaking Cody," completed within the 5-day time limit set by the Easterseals Disability Film Challenge. The challenge to wri...

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