It's not entirely normal to be a cross-country skier that is a retired kindergarten teacher. It's even more amazing that Barbara Klippel overcame a fall down a flight of stairs and a broken skull to win the premiere cross-country ski marathon.
As I travel the great state of Ohio, I am amazed by the every day courtesy of people everywhere. Countless times I see kind folks holding the door for one another and hear phrases like "excuse me, pardon me and thank you." Rarely is a door ever closed in my face. In the midst of busy city traffic, kind motorist will blink their headlights allowing me a place in line to make a necessary exit ramp....
Dr. Dot Richardson: Overcome Fears
Do you find yourself paralyzed with fear, thinking about all the the bad things that might result from taking a risk? Olympic champion Dr. Dot Richardson has advice for what you can say to yourself to overcome the negative thoughts.
Healthy 100 Women: Jennifer Field
Jennifer Field was 17 when doctors gave her little hope for survival after a traumatic brain injury, but she refused to give up hope. She explains why she now believes we all possess the ability to overcome challenges. She shares her incredible story
Inside the Story: Bob Rafkin
Guitarist Bob Rafkin's rich, musical life has taken him from the Greenwich Village folk scene of the 1960s to working with Joni Mitchell and Arlo Guthrie in LA. Now, in his 60s, he's overcome illness to emerge more prolific than ever.
Six Bullets to the Chest
James O'Connor was not standing at the proverbial crossroads. He was lying there. On a gurney. With six bullets in his chest. On what could have been his deathbed, James was overcome with a single thought.
Lifelong Learning Minute: Leon Fleisher
This concert pianist lost the use of a hand and his career dreams nearly died -- but his passion for music helped him overcome obstacles and today, he's inspiring people of all ages, all over the globe.
Lifelong Learning Minute: Hoochie Coochie Man
He's an unforgettable character who believes it's never too late to rise to glory, even in the music business! Michael Galloway has already overcome the odds; now he's going for more.