We think our feet are always on solid ground, but in Florida it's more like Swiss cheese. Dick speaks to Casey McKinlay, who, along with his diving partner Jarrod Jablonski, pulled off a 21-hour dive through underwater caves that connect sinkholes.
A new program at Fort Bragg aims to rehabilitate wounded soldiers by putting art brushes in their hands. When Soldier Ivan Pineiro received a shoulder injury in Iraq, he thought his ability to create art was over. Then he met Craig Bone. Craig is an artist, who also found his way back to art after a wartime injury. The two men are now creating art together through the Wound Also: a follow-up with Terrance Mensah. Terrance was 11 years old when he was first on the show, and he was being bullied
Peter Maerz was on the program about a year ago. Peter is an avid scuba diver, and he told the story of being out off the coast of Florida – when the scuba boat left him behind. Well, telling that story on the radio radically changed his life. Today, we find out why.
A year ago, Adam Pinkert headed to Robinson Crusoe Island, a sparsely-populated eco tourist spot, in what Adam calls "the Galapagos of Chile." He awoke in the middle of the night to rumbling and rising water coming into his third floor hotel room. Adam tells Dick Gordon about his escape from the tsunami that destroyed the village of 700 people and the island's only town. Also in this episode, when Larry Whitlow hears about tsunami warnings, he can't help but remember the terrifying experience he had after the Indonesian quake in December 2004. Plus, David Brooks shares his story involving Johnny Cash and his grandmother Winafred.