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How fascinating college football powerhouses now let's face it Wake Forest -- usually appear near the top of the list.
But in 2006.
The school which usually hovers near the bottom of the Atlantic Coast Conference.
Won the conference championship.
The team is motivated by the memory of linebacker Jon -- bodies fifteen year old brother Luke.
Luke was tragically killed in a car accident.
And the story is the inspiration.
An incredible new movie called the fifth quarter.
-- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- Please welcome and inning Dallas Stars in the film as well as Luke's parents Marianne and Stephen about it.
Candy I want to ask you what drew you.
To this character -- into being in this film as I sit here with tears rolling down my cheek he let it.
Well is and now it was it's it's classic American midi is -- says.
Stories that steals your hard to everything that you would have four are from.
From -- Culture and from people.
The camaraderie that was show and -- at the Wake Forest games for -- but -- bodies think it instilled have been me.
That we live in a world and a place where people care about other people.
But it also has some really good messages and it about.
Not being responsible kids driving and being responsible I think every parent should take their child.
To to spending absolutely and donating your organs and what that whole process -- -- it's -- the difficult process but the wonderful out com.
Darien -- when you first heard there was going to be a movie about Luke's life what was your reaction and how did you hear that.
Tests have that come about -- with the real stuff back.
Well in my has analysts at the orange ball and I was coming.
I really is app with my family in new York and when -- her way you never know it hasn't anything -- -- He that with Rick fever -- we -- have yet to be mutual acquaintance.
You -- into.
And -- -- nick had seen that piece.
Do you want ESP and -- he was very tax ten.
So basically on -- -- -- they discussed the possibility T and making this.
Potentially into the film to see if there was and trend standing you know if we would like to do -- -- before forward with fat.
So I came to the orange ball and -- discovered all this we talked about it of course that -- You know I was excited and scared to.
He has very scary to pig -- story out -- for the world to see you know the story that you hold closest to your heart broke your heart.
And -- I feel my eight.
-- and what can happen -- benefit.
People who are broke and you know who want to throw in the towel this is an inspirational story.
That could provide help for someone in some -- I feel like that outweighs.
You know the wary -- -- your story.
The -- that this is an amazing.
Powerful film is about your son Luke who happened to catch a ride with a kid at school.
And the kids drove recklessly and ended up taking the life of your son.
I want you to tell me because I -- one of the most gripping scenes in the film was -- receiving the phone call.
Been telling you that your son have been an accident to -- create that moment for me when that phone call came what happened.
It was a Monday night and they would stop home when you travel for work during the week she and you know married I had just said to each other are -- why Luke hasn't called us for a ride home.
From practice and not more than a few minutes later the call came from.
One of the other kids mothers.
In the car that had that been an accident.
-- should know what kind of accident but but felt like you know we need to go -- runaway.
And our daughter Rachel's in a wheelchair and when three of us for home and we literally left the house and forgot that she was still in the kitchen and had a -- friend to go take care of her we were just so caught up by it but.
We struggled trying to find where the location was because it really wasn't a road it was a hilly area with a one lane road about development they were.
Going to build.
And that's where the accident happened so we -- know what to think and obviously we get there in and we see in a fire engines police ambulances.
They wouldn't let -- near the scene.
And like any father would I just desperately wanted to be.
We're Luke was or where I thought he was and after argue with the police I -- you know I don't care I kind of -- into the woods -- and found.
You know the -- site and saw the car and realized -- wasn't there he never even taken by helicopter to.
Atlanta medical center.
You've got the news that things were not going well and then the doctor told you that there was really no brain function and that he would he would die.
I I gotta tell you when you first thought of that moment and was it just beyond comprehension that this son that you had just seen that day.
Would no longer be there with you.
Not just trying to wrap your mind to -- that you -- -- -- buying.
Healthy vibrant happy -- nature.
And buying Knight flying here in the intensive care unit of the hospital.
And your child is bringing dad you just suddenly.
The fragility of -- it's just hard to wrap your mind around that.
And deciding today you know -- -- ends here it's really hard to to think about other people when -- in the darkest place of your money.
But it -- dry -- because when -- gone for his learners permit I explained to him.
You know what that and that you know do you wanna be -- organ -- -- you know he said yeah I would I want a team that had Diddy you know really think about that this would happen and you know probably not but he listened -- spearhead here is a very fun landing happy -- Kind of person that we decided that he would be felt right seeing he was a very healthy boy saying god.
And he had very healthy organs because he was actually need to care of -- -- -- it just felt right it was hard that it felt right.
When we come back come and ask Andy about the impact it has had on you as an actor and then the relationship you have had with the embody family.
Powerful story the film is called the fifth quarter you will definitely want to see this and take someone with you.
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