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Be Like Water

A military veteran turns to the practice of Tai Chi and finds healing and empowerment to bring renewed vitality to his life.
“We’ve become this family, our common journey has been through Tai Chi...” – Marcus J. Carbo, Be Like Water

Film Credits

  • Ross Kauffman
  • Raeshem Nijhon
  • Ross Kauffman
  • Andrew Ross Rowe


A military veteran returns from Iraq and struggles with depression and despair. When thinking about his daughter, he realizes he needs to do something differently to start to heal. Building on his earlier interest in martial arts, he decides to explore Tai Chi to bring renewed vitality to his life. Finding healing and purpose, he now shares the practice with other veterans who have gone through a similar journey.