Wild One

In 1977, Philippe Ribiere was born in Martinique with the Rubinstein-Taybi Syndrome. Abandoned by his parents, he is left in the hospital and bound to spend the first four years of his life while undergoing a series of arm and leg surgeries. He is alone and different. At the age of 4, he is taken to France to be adopted by a French family. In 1994, Philippe discovers climbing, which is much more of a challenge to him than it is to others. However, he also discovers how climbing enables him to turn his handicap into an advantage and so he makes his way in the society. The story of Philippe Ribiere is a story of loneliness, search for answers, discovery of being different, it is a story of courage, will, fearlessness, freedom, seeking for love and overcoming the impossible.
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