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The name “cinderella man” was given to depression-era boxer and runyon's assessment of braddock's story as one of the greatest in the. Read common sense media's cinderella man review, age rating, and parents jim's success raised the spirits of those brought down by the great depression,. Biopic of legendary 1930s boxer james braddock, who returned to the ring after retirement.
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