Always strong

This is the story of Pablo Raez, who at his 18 years old was diagnosed with leukemia.  During his long stay at the hospital, he challenged Spain to reach a million donors of medulla.  With the use of social media from his hospital bed, he managed to move a whole country, sky-rocket donations, and what it is more important, to raise awareness for future generations of the importance of giving to others.

Despite his death in February 2017, his legacy is still alive, because the tools he used were messages full of life and hope that managed to change minds.  This documentary tells the story of an ordinary guy who turned into an icon of the fight against cancer, a viral hero 3.0 that despite his young age got to change his society shouting out loud his motto: “always strong!”

Versions

English, Spanish

Genre

Human Stories

Length

1 x 52' & 1 x 90'

Type

One Off

Format

HD

Production

RTVE / Quinta Planta