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The true story of Olympic gold medalist Gail Devers (Charlayne Woodard) and her fight to combat Graves disease while becoming the fastest female sprinter in the world. From a setback in Seoul that nearly costs her the use of her feet to her excruciating battle with the crippling illness to victories in Barcelona and Atlanta, Gail proves she's got the heart of a champion in this inspirational original biography. Louis Gossett Jr., Jeffrey Sams, Tina Lifford, Robert Guillaume and Paula Kelly costar.

  1. Neema Barnette

    Director

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  1. Charlayne Woodard

    Charlayne Woodard

    Gail Devers

  2. Louis Gossett Jr.

    Louis Gossett Jr.

    Bob Kersee

  3. Tina Lifford

    Tina Lifford

    Jackie Joyner-Kersee

  4. Jeffrey D. Sams

    Jeffrey D. Sams

    RJ Hampton

  5. Robert Guillaume

    Robert Guillaume

    Reverend Devers

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Run for the Dream: The Gail Devers Story

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  • June 16, 1996
    PG-13
    Theatrical

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    Some material may be inappropriate for children under 13. Films given this rating may contain sexual content, brief or partial nudity, some strong language and innuendo, humor, mature themes, political themes, terror and/or intense action violence. However, bloodshed is rarely present. This is the minimum rating at which drug content is present.

Original Language English

Runtime 1h 39m

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