Ray Cavanaugh

A Silent Field Of Dreams

Curtis Pride, perhaps the most successful deaf ballplayer in the last century, says that for the hearing impaired, baseball is the most inclusive sport.

Living On Pluto With Dementia

Investigative journalist Greg O'Brien used the codeword 'Pluto' with his anonymous sources for years. Now, he uses it in his writing to refer to his battle with Alzheimer's.

Having Conquered Cancer, He Now Makes It Rock

Jim Ebert spent his whole career producing musicians like Madonna and Ice Cube. Now he produces his fellow survivors.

The Shattered Violinist Pieces Herself Back Together

From homeless scavenger to author and schizophrenia advocate: the descent and recovery of Bethany Yeiser.

The World’s Only Classical Music Ensemble For The Mentally Ill

After his own career almost unraveled, Ronald Braunstein founded the Me2/Orchestra to help fight the stigma against mental illness in the classical music community.