There is a lot more to the real story and ADA act, but this was a really enjoyable sliver.
Music Within is a 2007 drama film starring Ron Livingston, Melissa George and Michael Sheen.
The true story of Richard Pimentel, a brilliant public speaker with a troubled past. As a young man, Pimentel (Ron Livingston) realized he had a remarkable gift for public speaking. Pimentel's idol is College Bowl founder Dr. Padrow (Hector Elizondo), but upon trying out for Dr. Padrow, the ambitious young speaker is informed that he won't have anything to talk about until he has lived a full life.
Realizing that there is some merit to Dr. Padrow's observation, Pimentel subsequently enlists in the military and prepares for duty in Vietnam. Later, while fighting on the battlefield, Pimentel loses most of his hearing and is left with permanent tinnitus. He returns home frustrated. When others inform him that he will never achieve his dreams because he is deaf, the determined veteran makes it his mission to prove them wrong.
But it is not as much about changing others' perceptions of persons with...