A Sister’s Unwavering Love for Her Little Brother Captured in 6 Minutes


“We’ll all continue to struggle with Teddy’s cerebral palsy, but this film isn’t about that,” Kelly O’Brien writes in The New York Times. “It’s about the things that make the struggle worthwhile.”

O’Brien is referring to her film, “Softening,” which documents her family coming to terms with Teddy’s disorder. Below is an excerpt called “My Brother, Teddy,” which focuses on O’Brien’s daughter, Emma, and the love she has for her little brother.

The 6-minute clip is worth your time.

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