Like The Baseball He Pitched, This Boy Wonder Was Fraying At The Seams

 

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As a star pitcher in baseball, Cheng’s entire teenage life has been building to this — the moment where his dreams of playing in the big leagues become a reality.

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What he didn’t plan for was the injured hand and the impressive second string pitcher who was inching into his limelight.

The American scouts were watching his every move like a hawk. The pressure was tremendous, crushing; he could barely keep his wits together.

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At the final game of the year, he commits his whole self to the field.

It’s his make-or-break moment.

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What he doesn’t realise is that success is secondary to what he’s really playing for — his mind, body and spirit.

Watch ‘And Soon The Darkness’ by Kaichih Chang (Taiwan) on Viddsee:

‘And Soon The Darkness’ won the Best Student Work at the 2015 Golden Harvest Awards. as well as, Best Foreign Student Film Price in the 2015 Los Angeles Film Festival Awards. It has also been screened at film festivals in Argentina, Mexico and China.

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