This film is the true story of Eddy Patterson, a likable 18 year old autistic sports jabbering kid, who runs away to Los Angeles to fulfill his lifelong dream of trying out for the L.A. Clippers professional basketball team. Hungry and alone in a strange and unforgiving city, Eddy ends up in a homeless shelter. The director of the shelter introduces him to his new big brother, Mike Jeffreys, a young pro basketball player who has jeopardized his shot in the N.B.A. with a knee injury. Mike serves at the shelter as part of his court ordered community service. What begins as duty turns to friendship as Eddy teaches Mike a lesson about the power of dreams. Brian Presley, Kiko Ellsworth, and Anna Maria Horsford star. This true-life tale tells the story of an 18 year old autistic boy who runs away to Los Angeles in order to try out for the L.A. Clippers Basketball team.

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Guarding Eddy (2004)

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This film is the true story of Eddy Patterson, a likable 18 year old autistic sports jabbering kid, who runs away to Los Angeles to fulfill his lifelong dream of trying out for the L.A. Clippers professional basketball team. Hungry and alone in a strange and unforgiving city, Eddy ends up in a homeless shelter. The director of the shelter introduces him to his new big brother, Mike Jeffreys, a young pro basketball player who has jeopardized his shot in the N.B.A. with a knee injury. Mike serves at the shelter as part of his court ordered community service. What begins as duty turns to friendship as Eddy teaches Mike a lesson about the power of dreams. Brian Presley, Kiko Ellsworth, and Anna Maria Horsford star. This true-life tale tells the story of an 18 year old autistic boy who runs away to Los Angeles in order to try out for the L.A. Clippers Basketball team.

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Cast
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Brian Presley

Eddy
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Kiko Ellsworth

Mike
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Anna Maria Horsford

Carol
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Lee Garlington

Helen
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John Homa

Bob
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Dominic Scott Kay

Young Boy
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Paul Davidson

Pete
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Keyon Dooling

Himself
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Susan Haskell

Dr. Fields
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Byron McIntyre

Security Guard
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Reign Morton

Street Kid
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Diane Sellers

Lady at Shelter
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Steven Williams

Jack
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Joyce Schweickert

Animal Shelter employee (uncredited)
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Steve Schweickert

Bingo medic (uncredited)
Crew
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Scott McKinsey

Director
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Guarding Eddy

(DVD)

8/28/2007

Disc Title Front Cover

Guarding Eddy

(DVD)

8/28/2007

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