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Dolphin Tale 2 Star Bethany Hamilton Discusses Faith and DT2 in Exclusive Clip

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Go behind the scenes of Alcon Entertainment/Warner Bros.’ Dolphin Tale 2, with professional Christian athlete and “Soul Surfer” inspiration Bethany Hamilton, in this exclusive clip. In it, she talks openly about losing her arm in a shark attack and how her faith in God got her through her affliction. Her powerful story of faith and resilience continues to inspire many. Be sure to watch the clip and check out Dolphin Tale 2 in theaters everywhere Sept. 12. You don’t want to miss it!

Dolphin Tale 2 is a Reminder Never to Give Up

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The famous dolphin that won the hearts of the disabled all over the globe returns to offer us insight and encouragement again in “Dolphin Tale 2.” Winter was rescued after she lost her tail in a crab trap. She survived because of a ground-breaking prosthetic tail. Since 2011, the Clearwater Marine Aquarium has been able to expand its efforts to aid marine animals with new labs, pools, and operating rooms. Attendance increased from 78,000 in 2006 to 750,000 after the first film.

“When somebody who’s an amputee or disabled in some way comes up and says that this movie helped me, [and] I see it all the time–that’s what makes critics and stuff not matter,” said Harry Connick Jr. (Dr. Clay Haskett ). “If there’s one person that you can touch, you’ve done more than what you’ve set out to do.”

In the sequel we feel Winter’s pain after she lost her surrogate mother Panama, and falls into a depression. She would not allow her human friend Sawyer Nelson (Nathan Gamble) put her tail on, which started to deteriorate her spine.

Harry Connick Jr., Morgan Freeman, and Cozi Zuehlsdorff.

Harry Connick Jr., Morgan Freeman, and Cozi Zuehlsdorff.

The USDA dictated that Winter needed a companion or would have to be moved. Another bottled-nosed beauty was in rehabilitation , named Mandy, but she was ready to be released into the ocean.

Then comes Hope, who was also rescued by CMA to not only to aid Winter, but to encourage us to respect, honor, and learn from our marine friends. We need to acknowledge our human arrogance towards these animals, accept change, and that sometimes we never know the reasons why there is death.

This film reminds us to “Have the courage to keep going,” said Austin Powell (Kyle Connellan).

Morgan Freeman, Ashley Judd, Nathan Gamble and Cozi Zuehlsdorff all return to the film that opens nationwide on Sept. 12.

Visit: http://www.dolphintale2.com/index.html for trailers and more.

 

 

 

 

Reverend Samuel Rodriguez Endorses THE IDENTICAL

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National Hispanic Christian Leadership Conference President and CEO, Reverend Samuel Rodriguez endorses the new television show, “IDENTITY”, and upcoming film THE IDENTICAL.  “There are movies that are entertaining and then there are movies that have the potential of changing lives,” said Reverend Rodriguez. “This one will speak to your heart, your head and your hand.”

Rodriguez encourages the body of Christ to see the movie giving church leaders this charge, “Every pastor should not only watch this film, but should make attending, viewing this film an integral part of what they are doing this fall…without a doubt.”  The overall message of  both the series and the film are to encourage both Christians and non-Christians to embrace their unique, God-given life purpose.  Any one struggling to find out where they belong, who they are and what God designed them to do should watch.

See IDENTITY the series on television throughout the month of August. For local listings or for churches interested in taking advantage of video streaming, visit TheIdentitySeries.com . For more information on the movie THE IDENTICAL, in theaters September 5th, visit TheIdenticalMovie.com.

Ballmer is Officially Named the New LA Clippers Owner

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The Los Angeles Clippers have a new owner – Steve Ballmer officially purchased the Clippers. Following the entry of an order by a California court, Shelly Sterling was granted the authority to sell the team.

Ballmer, the former Microsoft CEO, bid $2 billion for the Clippers. “It’s very, very exciting. I’m a basketball nut,” Ballmer said ESPN. “I’ve got time. I love Los Angeles. I love Seattle, too, which is where we have our home. But the notion of spending a lot of time in Los Angeles has been exciting to me for years. The community down there is great. I look forward to supporting the community, the fan base, the staff, Doc and the players to take this thing to higher heights.”

During the court proceedings, Ballmer admitted to various outlets that he was very frustrated with the waiting and the court proceedings but throughout the process he remained optimistic that everything would work out.

“My job has been to complete the deal and there were a lot of people, including me, working on it for a long time,” Ballmer said. “Was I kind of itchy? Sure. But I knew the only thing I could do or should do was complete the final deal, and we were able to do that this morning.”

On July 15, The NBA’s board of governors interviewed Ballmer and they took a vote electronically last week in which he was unanimously approved as an owner.

Ballmer’s takeover of the Clippers follows weeks of legal tussling between Shelly and Donald Sterling, the 80-year-old billionaire whom the NBA banned earlier this year for making offensive remarks about blacks.

The Clippers were bought in 1981 by Sterling for $12.5 million. Including Ballmer, there were six other serious bidders. The three highest bids were $1.2 billion from a group including former NBA player Grant Hill and Los Angeles businessmen Bruce Karsh and Tony Ressler, $1.6 billion from a group fronted by music mogul David Geffen, and $2 billion from Ballmer.

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