The Most Amazing Man I’ve Ever Met In My Life

Nick Vujicic: Minister and Founder of Life Without Limbs I had the privilege of meeting Nick Vujicic when he spoke at a community event in Hawthorne, Calif. in 2009.   He travels the world sharing his story about being born with no arms or legs or limits.  His story will never cease to amaze me. …

Augie Nieto: Former Fitness Mogul Dedicates His Life to Curing ALS

"I'm more proud of what I've done after ALS," Augie Nieto said. "I have never been happier in my life." Severely depressed, Augie Nieto gulped a fistful of antidepressants.  At 47 years old, the self-made multimillionaire didn't want to be a burden on his four kids and wife, a high school sweetheart.  Diagnosed with amyotrophic …

Jamie Feusner: Esteemed UCLA Psychiatrist and Brain Researcher Trains Doctors in Vietnam

“I love to teach and to be able to provide information to people who may not have easy access to it is extremely rewarding.” In an educational collaboration with the Project Vietnam Foundation (PVNF), Jamie Feusner, M.D., UCLA assistant professor of psychiatry and biobehavioral sciences, recently went to Vietnam to teach local physicians how to …

David Kekich: Paralyzed Biotech Mogul in Search of the Fountain of Youth and Curing Spinal Cord Injuries

"My purpose in life is to reverse aging." It was 1978, and Dave Kekich had many reasons to be cocky. At just 35, he had formed a huge life insurance company from which he expected to rake in several million dollars. He lived in an oceanfront California home, drove a convertible luxury car and had a girlfriend. …

“The Miracle Man” Morris Goodman: Businessman Overcame Paralysis and Bankruptcy After a Tragic Plane Crash

"What I went through had a purpose. And though I suffered a lot, it was all worthwhile.  Something good will come out of everything if you look for it." At age 35, Morris Goodman was flying high.  One of Metropolitan Life's top insurance agents, he earned a six-figure income.  His net worth was $1.2 million. …