Alene Duerk

Alene Duerk is a true American pioneer. She shares the fascinating story of how she rose through the ranks, from registered nurse to becoming the nation’s first rear admiral. Now 94, she’s still as passionate and engaged as ever.

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Laura Sharpe

Her life changed forever when the helicopter she was riding in crashed, leaving her horribly injured. She survived but the trauma stuck with her. Find out how she’s helping other trauma survivors use art to heal their bodies, minds and spirits.

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Dan Ariely

Are you more like Homer Simpson or Spock? Before you answer, see why behavior expert Dan Ariely says that irrational behavior can actually be a positive thing, despite the fact that we’ve been taught all our lives to make smart, rational decisions.

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Lee Greenwood

Singer and songwriter Lee Greenwood is the man behind the most stirring patriotic song of our generation, and he says he’s more focused than ever on the state of our country.

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Carolyn Blashek

She tried to enlist after the military after 9/11, but recruiters told the 46-year-old she was too old. So she just found a new way to make a difference, launching the largest military support organization in history.

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Tim Gray

A lot of people are interested in World War II, but not many people can bring it to life in vivid new ways. Documentary maker Tim Gray is racing to tell the stories of the veterans who saved the world.

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Celebrating 50 Years of Skydiving History

On August 16, 1960, Air Force Capt. Joe Kittinger rode a helium balloon to 102,800 feet — the very edge of space — and jumped. Fifty years later, to commemorate man’s longest leap, Kittinger became the first inductee into the National Skydiving Museum Hall of Fame. We look back on this epic event as we approach the 60 year anniversary.

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Neil Gussman

“Strange experience?” We’ll say! Neil Gussman got out of the National Guard in 1984 and then what did he do? Went back in! And when he deployed to the Middle East, he had roommates that were half his age.

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Violet Cowden

She helped bring down barriers in the ’40s and is still at it today! This female fighter pilot recently won the highest civilian honor there is, and at 94, has advice for good living that stands the test of time.

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