The "REAL" Rainman - This half hour special focuses on Kim Peek who was portrayed by Dustin Hoffman in the 1980's movie "Rainman". Find out how much of the movie was true and how NASA is using Kim's brain to further their research.
Episode 2 Air Date: September 5, 2008 at 8 p.m.
Leukemia Boy - Meet Leukemia survivor JC Delamore and find out what the Leukemia & Lymphoma Society has done to help him stay alive and healthy.
Lynn Gilkey - Meet a woman who has gone from being a crack addict to being a spokesperson for a national organization in just 7 years. Find out what made her turn her life around.
Challenge Aspen – Learn all about Challenge Aspen, a camp full of adventure for people with disabilities.
Episode 3 Air Date: September 26, 2008; 8 pm
Katy Weidner - Katy won the NATIONAL Cosmo Girl Magazine contest for promoting better relationships between teen girls and making the world a better place at the same time
Beth Tulley - Meet a woman who went out on her own and started a new business in her 50's. Beth Tulley was the founder of premium chocolate company "Cocoa Dulce."
Gordon Ens - Meet a man who has done ground breaking research on blood clotting.
Episode 4 Air Date: October 3, 2008; 8 pm
Mohammed Awad-Eljied - Find out how a man went from being a farmers son in Sudan to being the number one first year financial advisor for Edward Jones. When Mohammad came to the United States he didn't speak a word of English and started working at McDonalds.
More Listings Coming Soon! Check back soon for air dates on great stories including:
Gene Countryman- Meet 1330 KNSS AM radio personality Gene Countryman who has been broadcasting the good news about Kansas for almost 20 years!
Diamond W Wranglers (formerly the Prairie Rose Wranglers)- find out how this group got together and how they made it all the way from Kansas to Carnegie Hall!
Lon Frahm - Visit a 10,000 acre farm in Colby, Kansas and find out why people come from all over the world to learn from the people who run it.
Heartspring – Meet a young boy who has the voice of an angel and the heart of a saint who has been helped by a wonderful organization that taught him how to succeed in spite of his disability.
John Madden - Meet an author from Ireland who inspires people to “Leap Don’t Sleep!”
Museum of World Treasures - Meet the man whose collection started this amazing museum and find out what amazing treasures that are inside it.
Oxford House - Find out how living in an Oxford house has saved hundreds of drug and alcohol abusers and turned them into hard working productive members of society again.
Purifan - Find out how this company started and why the inventor came up with the product in the first place.
David Rundle - Meet a man with Cerebral Palsy who writes award winning articles and has published a book of poetry.