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Neurological & Cognitive Disorders

Finding Power Within

Born with one arm shorter than the other, Mark Chaffer found love and acceptance in weightlifting.

How To Help A Loved One With Dementia

Lori La Bey, founder of Alzheimer's Speaks, explains why we shouldn't try to capture the people we love in a freeze-frame, even at the end of their lives.

Building His Plane In Flight

After a spinal stroke partially paralyzed him, Chicago actor Michael Patrick Thornton doubled down on giving back.

Paralyzed by Multiple Sclerosis, A Writer Dictates His Novels

Acclaimed writer and guitarist Anthony Weller has been paralyzed from the neck down since 2010, but continues to pen novels by dictating to a live typist.

Ladlefuls Of Space-Time

Losing her memory didn't make Emily Eifler lose her sense of identity.

Deep Focus

Known for his massive, photorealistic portraits, American artist Chuck Close says he owes all of his artistic success to his limitations.

Not Your Ordinary Santa Claus

Dressed in his trademark Kris Kringle outfit, photographer Andrew Wyatt photographs rock concerts and teaches special needs kids.

500 Miles Of Friendship On The Way Of St. James

Two best friends didn't let a pesky wheelchair get in the way of a once-in-a-lifetime adventure.