Scott Haren and Ben Harris met in a support group for people with Lou Gehrig's disease. They speak together: Scott speaks the words of his friend Ben, who types them onto a computer because he no longer can speak.
The rhino’s horn is highly prized for its medicinal qualities in Asia, and the poaching in Africa has become increasingly sophisticated. Hunters use helicopters to chase down the rhinos and cut off their horns. Raoul du Toit tracks the massive beasts and relocates them to safety. He won this year’s prestigious Goldman Environmental Prize for his work.
Kathy Vitzthum graduated magna cum laude from Iowa State University this month with a degree in accounting. Kathy took one class a semester every year - for 19 years. Her journey involves a curio cabinet, a promise to her father and a lot of patience.