Nathan Sawaya trained in law, but his work is in building – with Lego bricks. He has amassed more than 1.5 million colored blocks in his New York City studio to make things such as lions and people. Sculpting curves out of bricks? No problem.
Millions of us will have taken to the road this week, headed to Thanksgiving destinations. No matter how bad traffic is, or what goes wrong for us, it almost certainly won’t be as bad as Rick Olson’s trip from Wisconsin to Texas...
Nearing retirement age, cardiologist John Dormois decided to enroll in Divinity School at Duke University. He says he wanted to explore the spiritual side of medicine. He's now completed his studies at Duke, and preparing to become certified in end-of-life care.
Christpoher Scott was put behind bars for a murder he did not commit in Dallas in 1997. There was no DNA evidence implicating him, just a mistaken eyewitness identification. Years later, however, another man confessed to the murder, and Scott was exonerated. He now works to help other exonerees.
In 2005 Julie Baumer was convicted of child abuse after her infant nephew was brought to the hospital with symptoms which were diagnosed as “shaken baby syndrome” Julie served 4 years of her 10-15 year sentence before her lawyers were able to prove that her nephew had actually suffered from a rare form of child seizures.
Richard Garriott self-funded a flight in 2008 to the International Space Station, where he spent 12 days. Now, he’s helping design another form of space tourism that would launch people in rockets for a long sky dive back to land.