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Can't Hold Me Back

  • Aired: 09/24/2013
  • 17:43
  • Expires: 03/01/2023
  • Rating: NR
Can't Hold Me Back follows Detroit teen Fernando Parraz as he overcomes a mountain of roadblocks to become the first in his family to earn a high school diploma — his ticket out of the struggles of inner-city poverty and violence. He finds support from an unlikely figure: his father, a former gangster who has suffered the costs of his own mistakes.
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