When Dartanyon Crockett took a bronze medal at the 2012 Paralympic Games, it was the latest chapter in a story that began at a Cleveland high school. That’s where ESPN producer Lisa Fenn met Crockett and his best friend, Leroy Sutton, a fellow athlete who lost his legs in a train accident as a boy. After producing a story on their friendship, Fenn found she couldn’t walk away. Fenn’s account of how they bonded into a unique kind of family has been picked up by Hollywood for a movie.
By Lisa Fenn
August; Harper Wave; $26
This article originally appeared in the August 2016 issue of SUCCESS magazine.