John Daido Loori was a deeply realized and compassionate teacher of Zen who dedicated his life to helping others to live in equanimity and compassion.
Ray Charles had a long journey from becoming blind at age seven to world-famous music star.
Nancy went to college and began working in the public relations world for several companies.
Michael A. Monsoor sacrificed his life by jumping on a grenade in order to save his team mates. He was awarded the Medal of Honor.
Emily Douglas is the founder (at age 11) of Gandma’s Gifts, an organization committed to assisting those in need in the Appalachia area.
Rose’s literal journey begins with the movie as she boards the ill-fated SS Titanic in April 1912. The daughter of a wealthy but increasingly financially unstable family, Rose is betrothed against her will to a rich heir named Cal Hockley. She and her socialite mother are traveling to Philadelphia to plan the wedding. Rose’s mother is snobby and materialistic.
David lives in Philadelphia and works as a security guard at a local football stadium. He has just been rejected for a job in New York and his marriage is failing.
Erin Brockovich gained fame for her role in battling the Pacific Gas and Electric Company who had been leaking poisonous compounds into the local water supply of Hinkley, California.
Veronica Sawyer is a Heather. The Heathers rule the social scene at Westerberg High School; Heather Duke, Heather McNamara, and their leader, Heather Chandler. Veronica is stuck in the coolest clique in school. She knows they do terrible things, but she doesn’t know how to get out.