Estella Pyfrom is living proof you don’t need a lot of money or contacts to make a big difference. After a lifetime of teaching underprivileged children and adults, she retired but the need to help was still strong. So she created a mobile learning center to bring education to underserved communities.
For decades, Dr. Lois Lee has been ripping the covers off of one of America’s dirtiest secrets — adults have sex with children. Find out how she’s become one of the biggest and fiercest warriors in the fight against child sex trafficking.
She’s one of the world’s foremost international adoption experts and pediatrician to some of the most high-profile adoptive families, and she’s weighing in on whether you’re ever too old to adopt.
Sometimes, all it takes to make a difference is the spark of a good idea. Eleanor Meiner wanted to help her husband, Sam, remember some of the magic of his childhood Easters. Now, they’re brightening the holidays of thousands of sick kids worldwide.
Former Microsoft executive John Wood is on a mission to change lives through the power of books. Find out how his program, Room to Read, is making a difference across the world and why he believes you don’t have to be rich to change lives.
Julie Andrews is one of the most beloved movie musical stars of all time. When her famous voice was silenced after a failed surgery, many wondered what she’d do next. There should have been no surprises that she’d come up with something big.
For anyone who’s ever had to struggle financially, you’ll find the story of Jean Beliveau very interesting … and very radical. Find out what prompted him to spend 11 years traveling the world by foot.
Ask Greg Crawford what he did on summer vacation and you’ll get a terrific story about a guy who knew he couldn’t help find a cure for a rare children’s disease in the lab so he created a way he could help — by putting in 8 hours a day on a bike.
When she won two Olympic medals in the sport of softball, Dr. Dot Richardson vowed to take one of them around so that every child could wear it for a moment. All of the kids loved the opportunity, but for Richardson, one particular child stood out.
Childhood obesity is reaching epidemic levels. What’s causing our children to be so unhealthy? Is it lifestyle choices or genes? Is there anything that can be done to change these habits? Meet a doctor who is turning these young lives around.