It's A Miracle
True stories about miracles still exist.
S01:E01 - 101: Cop Shot; Girls Survive Big Wave; Aussie Capsized; Deserted Baby Success; Dog Saves Boy
Cop Shot Don Mauldin, a 19-year law-enforcement veteran, was out to investigate a domestic disturbance when he was shot point blank in the head. Earlier that day, Don made a last minute phone call to his wife, Maggie. He had a premonition that something terrible was going to happen, and asked her to pray for him. Maggie soon discovered DonÍs premonition would come true. She was taken to the hospital by one of DonÍs law enforcement friends and there officers from all over the State prayed for DonÍs recovery. Doctors told Maggie and DonÍs friends that he wouldnÍt make it and it was just a matter of time. They had already turned the life support machines off when Don miraculously awoke from his coma. Girls Survive Big Wave Three young girls are drawn to the big surf conditions in Newport Beach, California. Believing they were in a ñsafe areaî at the very edge of the water, they are swept away by a huge wave. Not knowing how to swim, the situation looks hopeless. A local man leaps into action and into the crashing surf to help rescue the drowning girls. While watching this, the girlÍs mother suffers a heart attack. Lifeguards now must rush to save both the girls and their mother. Aussie Capsized A distress call off the east coast of Australia puts members of the Coast Guard on alertƒand in dangerƒas they battle 50-foot swells to save the captain of a small sailboat, his wife and their small child, after their craft rolls over 360 degrees. Three television news helicopters are on the scene when the Coast Guard vessel is flipped over the by huge wave causing its crew to be tossed into the angry sea and making them victims themselves. It is now up to the untrained news crew to make a miraculous rescue while capturing the terrifying moments on film. Deserted Baby Success In 1982, a drug-addicted baby of African-American heritage was found abandoned outside a Los Angeles hospital. The baby is adopted by a couple who had already adopted and raised three children of mixed race as well as three of their own. Doctors warned the couple that the child would be a slow learner. Proving them all wrong, the boy finished high school with a 3.97 grade point average and is named his classÍ valedictorian. Dog Saves Boy A dog that is saved from being put to sleep repays the kindness by rescuing his new masterÍs 17-month-old son after the toddler falls into the lake.
S01:E02 - 102: Town Menorah; Kidney Connection; God Was My Co-Pilot; Mountain Vision; On-Ramp Romance
Town Menorah A family of Russian-Jewish immigrants is awakened at 4:30AM by the sound of breaking glass. To their horror, they discover their living room window is shattered and the electric menorah that was displayed in the window is now smashed. News travels quickly through the neighborhood. By nightfall, despite the scarcity of menorahs in local stores, two of the women on the block have borrowed and collected as many electric menorahs as they can find so everyone on the block will have a menorah to display that night. When the Jewish family came home that evening, they are greeted by a sea of orange lights, lit on their behalf in the windows of neighbors, many of whom are not Jewish themselves. Kidney Connection 42-year-old Rick is still not sure what drove him to continually go to the Hermosa Beach pier at all hours of the day and night. Frank, 58-years-old, is glad he did. Frank needed a kidney transplant and frequently fished at the southern California pier. Within days of the two strangers accidentally bumping into each other, Rick offered Frank one of his kidneys. Today, the two men still wonder about the powerful and mysterious forces that guided them together. God was my Co-Pilot An experienced pilot attempting to snag a banner with his single engine plane went into an accelerated stall and crashed. Right before impact, he saw two people on the ground and heard a voice in his headset tell him, ñJohn, everything is going to be all right.î The plane burst into flames. The Pilot says an Angel held the fire back from the auxiliary fuel tank and Jesus breathed pure oxygen into him until he could be pulled out. Mountain Vision A 63-year-old lady, out camping with her husband, goes out on her own for a hike and gets lost. Try as she may, she canÍt find the trail back and must now face the cold conditions alone and with no food or water. A three-day massive search utilizing dozens of people on horseback, with dogs and helicopters are unsuccessful in locating her. But one lone cowboy hears a message that sends him on a mission to find her. He doesnÍt know her, he doesnÍt even know sheÍs missingƒBut miraculously, he knows exactly where she is. On-Ramp Romance A man is down on his luck. He is coming out of a second failed marriage and just completed alcohol rehab. With two young sons to care for, he rifles through old photos at his motherÍs home and comes across one of his high school sweetheart. It had been 14 years since they dated. He tells his mother he should have married her. He gets out the phonebook and tries to find her without success. They next day, who should pull up to him on the on-ramp of the 405 but his first love, the high school sweetheart he had searched for only the day before! The flame is rekindled and the two are engaged 9 months later.
S01:E03 - 103: Heaven's Matchmaker; Norman the Dog Angel; Elk Angels; Heaven Sent; Plane Miracle
HeavenÍs Matchmaker Meghan loved fixing people up. On a church ski trip, Meghan fell and hit her head and was declared brain dead by her doctors. Her parents rose above their grief and agreed to donate her organs. Miraculously, two of the recipients of her organs met, fell in love and plan to marry! Norman the Dog Angel Fifteen-year-old Lisa Nibley was swimming in the river with her twelve-year-old brother, Joey, when they were caught in an undertow. Joey managed to swim back to shore, but Lisa was not lucky. She began screaming, but before anyone could notice, Norman, a blind Labrador retriever, jumped in and rescued her. Elk Angels While hunting in the woods, 16-year-old Ryan Potton was separated from his father and a friend of his. A storm was coming and he was wearing only a thin shirt and jeans when he got lost. Search and rescue teams were unable to find Ryan before darkness fell. Soon, the temperature plummeted and the sleet turned to snow. Miraculously, Ryan was found alive the next morning without any signs of frostbite. In the middle of the night, wild elk had lain down around Ryan, heating him with their bodies and protecting him from the freezing weather. Heaven Sent One night, Kris dreamt of a woman, and the woman told her to write a classified ad and to place it within a particular personal ad service. Three nights later, Kris again dreamed of the same woman. This time the woman simply told her to ñrespond only to the type written letter.î Some time later, a large envelope with 65 response letters arrived and of them, only one was typed, by a man named Jim. Kris called Jim and the two fell in love. One night, Kris and Jim were looking through JimÍs photo album when Kris saw a photo of the woman from her dream. As his eyes filled with tears, Jim explained that it was a photo of his late wife, who had died of cancer several years ago. It was his late wife, who had found him happiness in life again. Plane Miracle Donna Weber awoke one night startled by a dream she had involving her son, Scott. Sensing her son was in danger, she began to pray. Soon, she received a phone call telling her Scoot had been involved in an accident. Scott and his friend, Gary, were on their way home from a moose hunting trip when their plane crashed and burst into flames. Gary was able to escape, but ScottÍs seat belt jammed, trapping him inside. Ready to give up all hope, an un-Earthly force pulled Scott from the plane at the last moment, saving his life.
S01:E04 - 104: Tornado Miracle; Angels Save Boy; Grand Canyon Angel; Semi Truck Dream; Clemente Tragedy
Tornado Miracle In the twenty odd years Jan Neve and her family have lived in Hendersonville, Tennessee, weather was never much of a concern. One the morning of May 18th, it should have been. Jan was at work at HavertyÍs Furniture store, when a violent tornado below through, taking the whole right side of the store with it. During the commotion the door Jan had been holding onto slammed shut on her hand, almost severing it from her arm. She knew she needed immediate help or she would bleed to death. Jan ran outside and once she saw the devastation she knew that her chances of getting medical aid would be slim. Then all of a sudden, an ñAngelî arrived. Robert Morgan drove up behind her in his truck and took her to the nearest hospital. During their journey, a series of additional miraculous events would take place that would ultimately save JanÍs life. Angels Save Boy Ryan Heer came down with chicken pox, what is usually a common childhood illness. That is until a red spot behind RyanÍs ear began to swell. DoctorÍs immediately had Ryan admitted to the hospital where it was determined that a deadly Streptococcus-A infection was threatening his life. His mother prayed for angels to protect him. Miraculously, Ryan would go on to recover and would later describe have being visited by angels during his time of grave sickness. Grand Canyon Angel After coming too close to the edge of the Grand Canyon and falling to what was sure to be her death, a 13-year-old girl is mysteriously and miraculously returned to the top unharmed. Semi Truck Dream One day, songwriter Becky Hobbs began receiving premonitions that she would be in a vehicle accident. Soon, a warning voice from the unknown began to accompany the premonitions. Together, these prevented Becky from what would have been a fatal accident involving a semi-truck. Since her experiencing her personal miracle, Becky Hobbs has written the song, ñAngels Among Usî. Clemente Tragedy Growing up together in Puerto Rico, Robert Clemente, Jr. and his childhood sweetheart, Elsa, were inseparable. One day, Robert received a call that Elsa was to leave the island and would not be allowed to contact him ever again. Roberto was devastated. What he didnÍt know, was that Elsa and her family had entered into the Witness Protection Program after bearing witness to a murder. On her death bed sixteen years later, ElsaÍs mother told her daughter to find Roberto and marry him. Through a series of miraculous events, her motherÍs dying wish came true.
S01:E05 - 105: Baby Comes to Life: Burning From Within; Tara's Angels; Healed by Kindness; Dannion Brinkley
Baby Comes to Life An Indiana coupleÍs most joyful experience turns suddenly tragic when their son is born without any signs of life. Despite the best resuscitation efforts of the obstetrics team and emergency room doctors, Logan Carroll is declared dead 35 minutes after he came into this world. The baby is cleaned and baptized, then placed into the arms of his distraught parents and grieving relatives before he was to be taken in for an autopsy. While being held by his grandmother, Logan miraculously comes back to life after showing no signs of life for the past 78 minutes. Doctors and everyone else are stunned. Medical personnel have no explanation for what they have witnessed other than to attribute it to GodÍs work. Today, Logan is three years old. Although he suffers from epilepsy and mild cerebral palsy, he is a living miracle. Burning from Within A woman dreams that she will be in a plane crashƒand soon her unfortunate dream comes true, leaving her clinically dead with burns over 75% of her body. During her near-death experience, she is visited by her late grandmother and her unborn son. Both spirits urge her to return to the real world and face her biggest fearƒFIRE! Two months after her incredible recovery, the womanÍs neighborÍs house catches on fire. The woman is drawn to the house by something she cannot explain and in the end, saves the neighboring family and conquers her fear. She now urges others to overcome their own fears and to listen to the ñburning from withinî. TaraÍs Angels A young girlÍs every free moment is consumed with angels. Tara believes she has been chosen to do great things after her life on Earth is over. Tragically, her young life is cut short when she is killed in a car accident. Soon after TaraÍs death, her grieving parents begin finding messages from Tara reassuring them she has gone on to a better placeƒa place of angels. Since her death, TaraÍs parents have opened a store called ñTaraÍs Angelsî as a way to help others and as a way to always remember their daughter, ñThe Angel Girlî. Healed by Kindness In the early 90Ís, in a small Midwestern town, Ku Klux Klan activity enters the lives of a Cantor and his wife when Larry Trapp, a KKK Grand Dragon, aims his campaign of hate against them. The Cantor decides to make a friend of his enemy in a miraculous story of transformative love. Ultimately, Larry would renounce his Klan affiliation, move into the CantorÍs home, and convert to Judaism before dying from diabetes. Dannion Brinkley A Vietnam veteran is struck by lightning while talking on the phone. He is legally dead for the next 28 minutes. While he is dead, he envisions his entire life, especially of his time spent in Vietnam and the lives he took. Not only did he see all of this, but he was able to feel all of the pain and humiliation that his victims went through. After coming back to life, Dannion was paralyzed for six days. It took him over two years to learn how to walk again. After his death experience he received the ability to predict the future and communicate with the dead. He was given and perspective on life and devotes his time to helping others.
S01:E06 - 106: Prayers for Theresa; Cop in a Wash; Valley Hills Vision; Jet Ski Rescue; Heaven's Window
Prayers for Theresa Two-year-old Theresa Johnson and her family were in the process of moving into a new home. While her dad was busy in the basement working on a plumbing problem and her mom was unpacking boxes just inside the front door, Theresa was abducted and spirited away by a disturbed teenage boy. When she fought with him as he tried to molest her, the teenager beat her, and drowned her in a nearby creek by weighting her down with a cement block. Although an intense search was quickly organized, by the time Theresa was found she had been underwater for more than thirty minutes and was clinically dead. Just as the community had mobilized to look for the little girl, the community quickly mobilized to pray for her. Even though medically, resuscitation efforts appeared futile, Theresa came back to life. The prayers for TheresaÍs recovery continued. Even though brain damage seemed unavoidable, Theresa made a complete recovery. Today she is miraculously a normal teenager about to begin high school. Cop in a Wash Los Angeles is laced with an intricate system of ñCement Riversî that protects the city from flooding. Urban youngsters often leap fences and use the seemingly placid landscape as their own private playground. But when heavy rains come, these concrete canyons are suddenly transformed into raging rivers. An LAPD veteran puts his life on the line to rescue a child swept away by the rushing torrents... caught on tape. Valley Hills Vision A group of teenage girls and their teacher have an experience of a lifetime when they visit Our Lady of Valley Hill in Kentucky. One of the girls notices the sun dancing around with odd rings encircling it and points it out to her classmates. When they look back at each other, they are all covered with spots of gold. A photo taken at that moment of the field trip captures what appears to be a gateway to Heaven. Jet Ski Rescue A tourist visiting the beautiful coast of the North Shore of Oahu is swept away when he ventures too close to great waves. He becomes trapped in an underwater cave, the waves beating up against its rocky walls. Lifeguards rush to the scene and using their Jet Skis, perform a miraculous rescueƒwhich is all captured on home video. HeavenÍs Window A mother and her two children were driving when suddenly they were struck head on by a group of drunken men. The mother and the baby boy died, leaving the daughter Ashley, alive and alone. Her leg was crushed and severe brain damage left her in a coma. Fifteen days later, on Easter Sunday, she awoke with the miraculous ability to speak, eat and drink. She even recognized her grandparents. While talking to her grandparents, she had a sudden vision of her mother and baby brother. In this vision, she was able to speak with them and say good-bye. Her recovery was speedy and nothing short of miraculous.
S01:E07 - 107: River Wild; Man in White; New Jersey Lake; Twister Survival; 1,000 Men and a Baby
River Wild A holiday raft trip on MontanaÍs Blackfoot River takes a deadly turn when one of the passengers does a back flip off the side of the raft, capsizing the boat and sending a mother and her three children into the roaring rapids. While desperately struggling to reach her children, the mother is suddenly transported to their side. Now unable to reach the shore because of the swift current, a mysterious force once again comes to their rescue. This mother believes that unseen hands were at work that day and that clearly a miracle saved their lives. Man in White A 12-year-old boy, out for a hike in the woods of Southeast Florida, steps on a rattlesnake and is critically bitten. His family learns of his precarious state as he collapses just inside the door of his home. He is rushed to the hospital where doctors work feverishly to keep him alive. Coming out of a coma four days later, he reveals to his parents he was able to travel 150 yards home with a lethal dose of venom with the help of a mysterious figure in a white robe who carried him there. New Jersey Lake Three young girls crash through thin ice into freezing water. A would-be rescuer comes upon the scene and rushes to their aid, only to end up struggling for his own life. Volunteer firefighters arrive and push a canoe into service as a recue craft. As their fight their way through the ice, they can only watch in horror as the man slips beneath the surface a mere feet away from their grasp. Their dramatic race against time to save everyone is captured as it happens by news cameras on the scene. Twister Survival In the twenty odd years Jan Neve and her family have lived in Hendersonville, Tennessee, weather was never much of a concern. One the morning of May 18th, it should have been. Jan was at work at HavertyÍs Furniture store, when a violent tornado below through, taking the whole right side of the store with it. During the commotion the door Jan had been holding onto slammed shut on her hand, almost severing it from her arm. She knew she needed immediate help or she would bleed to death. Jan ran outside and once she saw the devastation she knew that her chances of getting medical aid would be slim. Then all of a sudden, an ñAngelî arrived. Robert Morgan drove up behind her in his truck and took her to the nearest hospital. During their journey, a series of additional miraculous events would take place that would ultimately save JanÍs life. 1,000 Men and a Baby Dan Keenan was seven-years-old was he learned the incredible facts of his young life. He and his dad, Hugh, were painting a fence at the time. Hugh sat Dan down and told him he needed to tell him a storyƒa story about a one-month-old baby who made an amazing trip from the land of his birth, Korea, to the United States, with the help of 1,000 US Navy men on board the aircraft carrier USS Point Cruz. DanÍs father described how the men took turns baby-sitting, making toys, and changing diapers on board the ship. Hugh also told Dan how the sailors came to call the baby George Ascom Cruz, IBFC. George, for the soldier who found the abandoned baby, Ascom Cruz, for the location he was found, and IBFC, for Infant Boy, First Class. Due to a series of miraculous events, from discovery to adoption, the baby was given a happy home life. That baby, Hugh told his son, was none other than Dan Keenan himself.
S01:E08 - 108: Body Surfer; the Rosenblatt Love Story; Dream Child; Soul Sister; Dog Rescues Cat
Body Surfer Eddie Tuduri was body surfing in Carpentaria, California on September 5, 1997. The veteran rock and roll drummer was alone when a wave he was riding crashed violently, drilling him into the sea bottom. Eddie heard his neck snap and he could no longer move his limbs. Knowing that he could not survive in the ocean paralyzed, Eddie gave up. He opened his mouth and took in water, hoping that it would all be over quickly. Instead, Eddie felt himself being lifted straight up, out of the water and glided to shore on his back where people found him. Today, after a year of extensive rehab, Eddie considers himself blessed. Though all the motor skills required to be a professional drummer have not returned, Eddie has made incredible strides and anticipates returning to the stage soon. The Rosenblatt Love Story During World War II, Herman Rosenblatt spent much of his youth confined in Polish ghettos and concentration camps. When he was 14, he noticed a little girl outside the barbed wire fence observing what was going on in the camp. He approached the fence and asked her for something to eat. She threw an apple over the double barbed wire fence that separated them. For the next seven months the little girl sustained him with bread and apples until one day he told her not to come anymore because he was being sent to another camp. In New York City, fourteen years later, in 1957, Herman (who had survived the camps) was fixed up on a blind date. The woman told him she was Polish and during the war had thrown bread to a boy in a concentration camp. After confirming dates and locations, Herman knew that ñboyî was him. They fell in love and were married within the year. They have remained married for 40 years and have two children and two grandchildren. Dream Child Elizabeth Kingsbury-Puscas was close to her father-in-law, Victor, and took his 1994 death hard. Not long after Victor lost his battle to cancer, Elizabeth began experiencing a series of prophetic dreams in which he would appear. In one, Victor was accompanied by a beautiful young girl with long dark hair whom Elizabeth had never seen before. A few months later, Elizabeth learned she was pregnant. After the baby was born and began to grow, she realized her daughter was the little girl from her dream and Victor had ñforetoldî the birth. Even in death, Victor could never keep a secret. Soul Sister Two girls, Carrie and Tracy, met when they were eleven, and from the beginning they knew they had some kind of psychic connection. One day Carrie was suddenly rushed to the hospital with severe chest pains. At that same exact moment, Tracy, who was miles away, began feeling very sick and started gasping for air. As soon as she arrived at the hospital, Carrie flat lined, and Tracy passed out. Doctors were able to revive Carrie, but she was given only a five percent chance of living. As she remained in a coma, Tracy would come to visit her. One day, while Tracy was at home sleeping, Carrie flat lined again. As she was flat lining, Carrie began to have a vision of being with Tracy _ they were sitting the end of her bed. As she slept at home, Tracy found herself dreaming during this time. In this dream, Tracy said to Carrie, ñDonÍt go!î At that instant, Carrie woke up in the hospital room, surrounded by all of the people that had been working to save her life. Dog Rescues Cat A former New York construction worker had lost interest in life after an industrial accident cost him the use of his arm. He now has a new lease on life and owes that all to a pet that adopted him. One day, a reluctant Philip Gonzalez was dragged to the dog pound by a friend. It was here that he fell for an odd-looking schnauzer/Siberian husky mix he named ñGinnyî. Today, Gonzalez thinks that Ginny may be part angel too. Ginny has an uncanny knack for a canine _ she seeks out injured and handicapped cats, and with PhilÍs help, nurses them back to health.
S01:E09 - 109: Miracle on Parkway; Woman in White; Heavenly Message; Doctor Brazil; Deserted Baby
Miracle on Parkway A Kentucky woman out for some last minute Thanksgiving grocery shopping falls asleep at the wheel of her car and careens down an embankment off the Bluegrass Parkway. Thrown out of the driverÍs side window, Pam Carter is pinned beneath her car for eight hours as temperatures dip into the 20Ís. She may have died there expect for a miraculous coincidence; A solider from Fort Bragg, N.C heading home for the holidays, who runs out of gas in the wee hours of the morning in virtually the same spot, and hears the womanÍs cries for help. Flagging down another motorist for assistance, the solider is able to summon rescue personnel. It is to this bit of fortune to white Pam Carter owes her life. Woman in White Veteran Hialeah, Florida firefighter, Kenneth Carter, thinks he has met his match when he becomes trapped inside a burning building. While battling a nightclub blaze, his air tank runs out. Disoriented and fighting for oxygen, Carter rips off his mask and drops to his knees in prayer. He asks for a way out or for it to end quickly. Then, as if in answer to his prayers, a woman in a flowing dress appears to him and points. Carter goes in that direction but hits a wall. When he shoves against the wall, it gives way and he stumbles out into the parking lot and into fresh air. His exit was a long-forgotten doorway that had been boarded up! Kenneth Carter feels certain an angel showed him the way and saved his life. Heavenly Message Two doctors tell Kim Fuller that the lump in her breast is nothing to worry about, it is only a cyst. Then one night she is visited in a dream by her deceased best friend, Carrie. Carrie and Kim had shared everything until Carrie died from a rare combination of pancreatic and liver cancer. She left behind a devastated husband and two young children. CarrieÍs presence in KimÍs dream is so real and her warning so serious that it wakes Kim up. The message is clear, ñStop messing around with that lumpƒGet yourself to another doctor or your kids will end up like me.î KimÍs husband encourages her to see a third doctor. Cancer is found and removed before it has a chance to spread. CarrieÍs promise to ñalways be thereî for Kim has proved true, even from Heaven. Doctor Brazil Dr. Fritz was a German Physician in World War I who died in 1916. Today, his soul possesses the body of a man who has never had any medical training and doesnÍt work in a hospital. When possessed by Dr. Fritz, this man has the ability to cure diseases and perform painless surgeries. He has cured and performed surgery on thousands of people using no anesthesia. The techniques used are the same as Dr. Fritz himself would have used in World War I. Deserted Baby In 1982, a drug-addicted baby of African-American heritage was found abandoned outside a Los Angeles hospital. The baby is adopted by a couple who had already adopted and raised three children of mixed race as well as three of their own. Doctors warned the couple that the child would be a slow learner. Proving them all wrong, the boy finished high school with a 3.97 grade point average and is named his classÍ valedictorian.
S01:E10 - 110: Sioux City; Dade County Canal; Lady in Green; Affair of the Heart
Sioux City Jerry Schemmel and his best friend, Jay Ramsdell, are on their way from Denver, Colorado to Columbus, Ohio for a meeting of the Continental Basketball Association. Jerry is the Deputy Commissioner and Legal Counsel for the CBA and Jay is the League Commissioner. When the two arrive at the airport to catch a 7:00AM flight, they find out their flight has been cancelled. The flight they will eventually get on this day, five hours later, will ultimately change the life of one and take the life of another. Jerry and Jay would be involved in one of the worst air disasters in U.S. history. Dade County Canal A drive down the highway on the sun-splashed Florida coast turns into a life-and-death struggle for a mother and son where her car swerves off the roadway into a canal. The car sinks under the water, trapping them inside. Witness their dramatic rescue as paramedics brings the woman back to life. Lady in Green While working as a truck driver, Joe Tucker is seriously injured in a traffic accident. He suffers injuries to his knees, head, back and spine and spends sixteen days in the hospital. Afterwards while taking a shower at home Joe notices a clear sticky substance coming from his nose. Doctors determine itÍs brain fluid leaking from a crack at the base of his skull. Joe is readmitted to the hospital. Doctors tell him without surgery he could become very ill and perhaps even die. But the surgery itself is risky. Joe and his fianc_ decide to move up their wedding date so that Joe can at least enjoy married life before his dangerous surgery. The day after the wedding and the day before the surgery, a mysterious woman dressed in green comes into JoeÍs hospital room to pray for him. Neither Joe nor his new wife, know who she is. The following morning, doctors notice the liquid has stopped leaking. The surgery is called off and Joe is released from the hospital that very day. The problem miraculously has never reoccurred. Affair of the Heart Harold Carmical and Eppie Simpson are close to giving upƒon their lives and on their hearts. Both suffer from severe heart conditions and are constantly in and out of the hospital. In addition, neither believes anything can mend their broken, emotional hearts until they find each other through Johns Hopkins Medical Institution in Baltimore. Both Harold and Eppie had agreed to be the first patients to try out an experimental procedure for heart disease. A nurse thinks the two should meet to share their fears. Instead, they end up falling in love.
S01:E11 - 111: Thanksgiving Angel; Blind Skydiver Sees; Thanksgiving Feeding Needy; African Hijack
Thanksgiving Angel Thanksgiving 1969 was a difficult day for Ivy Olson, a 25-year-old divorced mother of two young children. Broke and feeling all alone, all she could offer her kids for their holiday meal was a hotdog. Unexpectedly, a neighbor she had never met before invited her and her children over for a traditional Thanksgiving dinner. The elderly woman made Ivy feel comfortable and loved. However, when Ivy returned to the womanÍs apartment the following day to thank her, it was vacant. Her landlord told her no one had lived there for months. Blind Skydiver Sees Josie Paille, a middle-aged mother, accepted her brotherÍs challenge to make a tandem parachute jump with a trained instructor. There was a reason behind her brotherÍs dare: Josie Paille was legally blind in one eye and going blind in the other. Her brother wanted Josie to enjoy the thrill while she could. Josie made the jump that day, and the next morning she work up and miraculously she had her vision back. Thanksgiving Feeding Needy Members of a church in Blytheville, Arkansas devoted Thanksgiving Day of 1986 to taking care of the less fortunate in their community. After spending the day feeding a steady stream of needy neighborÍs traditional Thanksgiving meals, the volunteers miraculously found that they never ran out of food. After finally cleaning the kitchen and leaving the facility spotless, the tired food serves prepared to go home. Just then, a hungry family showed up at the front door, but there was no more foodƒor so they thought. Miraculously, food appeared where there hadnÍt been any before, and the family was able to enjoy a holiday meal together. African Hijack Dramatic home video captures hijacked Ethiopian Air Flight 961 as it crashes into the Indian Ocean off the East African coastline. 127 of its 175 passengers were killed. An American couple who miraculously survived the ill-fated flight, details their remarkable story.
S01:E12 - 112: Fireman Rescues Girl; Flight 811; Quarterback; the Other Boy; Acting Upon Fate
Fireman Rescues Girl Veteran Los Angeles Firefighter Tim Wuerfel and his wife, Kimber, have been on an emotional roller coaster. The coupleÍs baby girl was stillborn. After taking two weeks to grieve and on TimÍs first day back on duty, he rescues a six- year-old from her burning home. Crawling through the smoke-filled house, Wuerfel inexplicably returns to re-search an area he has already searched, finding the unconscious girl curled up under the bathroom sink. Both Tim and Kimber believe he was guided by the spirit of their deceased baby daughter and the rescued child in alive today because of their angel. Flight 811 When an explosion blows a 10X40 foot hole in the fuselage of United Airlines Flight 811, the passengers and crew think they are going to die. The crisis takes place in the middle of the night as the 747 jumbo jet cruises from Honolulu, Hawaii to Auckland, New Zealand. Nine passengers are immediately sucked out into the vast darkness, but the captain and his crew are determined to do everything they can to bring the flight in safely. It will take a miracle. Quarterback Seven months into her pregnancy, Reda Wallace senses something is wrong with her baby. While shopping for baby clothes, Reda tells her sister not to buy her baby any socks because he has no feet. RedaÍs sister is stunned and asks Reda how she can be sure. Reda explains to her that she just has a feeling. When Reda gives birth to her son, Chris, the doctor tells her the baby does have feet, but they are grossly deformed and clubbed. She is told Chris may never be able to walk. She comforts the infant and cuddles him, loves him, rubs his feet, and prays for GodÍs help. While playing one day, Chris, now 9-months-old, miraculously props himself up and runs like the wind across the room. The Other Boy Brothers James, Paul and Ryan Tucker are kidding around with each other on the way home from school. James decides to bolt ahead. Suddenly, while James is in the cross walk, a van appears and strikes him. Miraculously, the 12-year-old does not sustain any internal injuries. Later that night, his brother Paul shares an incredible story of the accident. Just seconds before impact, Paul has seen another boy appear out of James. And it was the other boy, JamesÍ guardian angel, who took the hit of the van. Acting Upon Fate Cyndi Steele and Chris Harrod crossed paths in New York City. The two actors had known each other since years before. Unbeknownst to Chris, Cyndi had a crush on him in those days. Now, in her twenties, a freak accident has left her suffering from amnesia, however, it is this very accident that brings Cyndi and Chris back together.
S01:E13 - 113: God's Voice; McKay's Pennies; Doctor Rises From Ghetto; Ryan's Angels
GodÍs Voice The day before Christmas, Trisha Zemba decides to take her horse out for a ride. Suddenly, the horse takes off running and Trisha loses control. The horse falls over, landing on top of Trisha leaving her pinned to the ground. Trisha is luckily able to roll up from underneath to free herself. Ten day later, however, Trisha is climbing out of the bath tub when she begins to feel faint and blacks out. Over the next several days, Trisha begins to experience pain throughout her body and her condition worsens. Doctors finally diagnose Trisha with Reflect Sympathetic Dystrophyƒa nerve disorder stemming from the spinal cord, an injury sustained from falling off her horse. She is hospitalized and bedridden. Trisha and her parents turn to prayer. Months later, Trisha is awakened in the night by a voice encouraging her to get up. The next thing she knows her pain has miraculously disappeared. McKayÍs Pennies McKay Everett was 12 when he was kidnapped and killed. His mother, Paulette, begged God for solace. In his life, McKay had always collected pennies. After his murder, Paulette began finding pennies in places they had not been moments before. A year after his murder, his favorite is in a terrible car accident which she miraculously survives. At the hospital doctors find pennies in her shoes. Doctor Rises from the Ghetto Ben Carson grew up in a poor inner-city neighborhood of Detroit. His father abandoned the family and his mother, Sonya, was left to raise two boys on her own. Looking at BenÍs background, one would think he had no future - he liked throwing rocks at cars and running from the police and his pathological temper was so bad that it almost drove him to murder a friend. But Ben defied the odds and with the love and support of his mother, turned his life around. He would become a straight-A student, receive a full scholarship to medical school at the University of Michigan and go on to become a medical legend. At the age of 33, Dr. Ben Carson became the youngest Chief of Pediatric Neurosurgery in the United States at one of the worldÍs most prestigious hospitals, John Hopkins. Today, Ben continues to make history and dedicates his life to motivating young people to believe in themselves and strive for their dreams. RyanÍs Angels Ryan Heer came down with chicken pox, what is usually a common childhood illness. That is until a red spot behind RyanÍs ear began to swell. DoctorÍs immediately had Ryan admitted to the hospital where it was determined that a deadly Streptococcus-A infection was threatening his life. His mother prayed for angels to protect him. Miraculously, Ryan would go on to recover and would later describe have being visited by angels during his time of grave sickness.
S01:E14 - 114: Electric Fence; Mother and Child Reunion; Dog Saves Master; Life on a Line
Electric Fence Sondra Johnson and her husband, Larry, were returning home from shopping when they came upon a tree limb blocking the road. Larry got out to move the branch when he noticed a fallen live power line just ahead of it. Sondra immediately ran to a neighborÍs house to call the power company, as well as her son Robert who was waiting at home for them. Sondra also noticed that the live power line was resting directly on the barbwire fence Robert would have to go through to get to them. Sondra began to pray for her sonÍs safety. Robert left on foot, cutting through their back field, but when he tried to go through the back fence, the one in which the live power line was resting on, a mysterious force would not allow him to pass. He was forced to go the long way _ and safe way around. Mother and Child Reunion When Kellie Robinson gave birth to a baby boy circumstances compelled her to give the infant up for adoption. Fourteen years later, while going through tough times in life and work, Kellie decided to take advantage of the career counseling that was part of her layoff package. During her second meeting with Shauna Bradley, her therapist, Shauna realized that incredibly, her adopted son, Jake, is the baby Kellie had given away years before. Dog Saves Master Lorenzo Abundiz shares a very special bond with his dogs, especially his dog, Cinder. On a routine hike, Cinder began acting strangely and practically forced Lorenzo off the mountain, moments before Lorenzo collapsed of heart palpitations that almost brought on a heart attack. Unable to reach a phone, Cinder grabbed a cordless phone with his mouth and dropped it for Lorenzo so that he could call 911 for help. Life on a Line Four hundred miles off the coast of Virginia, a young family, including a four-month-old infant, is fighting against a raging sea. Their sailboat is being pummeled by twenty-five foot waves. A responding Coast Guard helicopter must refuel aboard a US Navy aircraft carrier because the rescue is well beyond normal range. Just as the chopped reaches the sailboat, the mother and the baby are thrown overboard. Amazingly, a Coast Guard rescue swimmer is there to make a miraculous rescue!
S01:E15 - 115: Scuba Encounter; Cat Finds Gas Leak; Native Son; Boy Scout to the Rescue
Scuba Encounter Rudy and a friend had gone diving for spiny lobsters ninety-feet below the surface. The two headed directly for a cave which they knew had an abundant supply of them. The opening to the cave was small and to get inside they had to remove their oxygen tanks, push them through the opening of the cave then swim through themselves. Once inside, the two split up. As Rudy was swimming along, he suddenly heard a voice yell, ñGet out!î Within minutes, an angry Moray Eel began attacked Rudy. Both Rudy and his friend panicked while trying to escape from the cave. Just when Rudy thought he would never make it back to the surface alive, he felt something grab hold of him. The next thing he knew he was surrounded by clear blue water. He was out of the cave and safely on his way to the surface. Cat Finds Gas Leak Ray and Carol Steiner were very sick. Their doctors told the couple they just needed time to recuperate, but their cat, Ringo, knew better. The red tabby Manx began throwing himself against the front and back doors of the house to get CarolÍs attention. Carol assumed Ringo wanted to be let out and opened the door. But when she did, he wouldnÍt budge. Finally, she figured out the cat wanted her to follow. Ringo lead her out and stopped at the south side of the house near a gas meter and began digging. Ringo had pointed out a gas leak that was at explosive levels. RingoÍs discovery, not only saved the Steiners, but also the neighbors surrounding the house. Native Son At 21, Brian Bauman was on top of the worldƒHe was a pilot-in-training, an aspiring pediatrician and at the top of his class in the U.S. Air Force Academy. All of that would drastically change. First it began with a stomach ache and was followed quickly by exhaustion and loss of appetite. Soon, Brian would learn he was suffering from chronic myelogenous leukemia. Without a bone marrow transplant, he would only live five more years, at most. The best chance for BrianÍs survival was to find a compatible match from a blood relative. Brian was adopted at the age of three from Korea by Steve and Elaine Bauman and had grown up in Minnesota. His chances of finding a blood match seemed hopeless, but an extraordinary miracle was about to transpire with the help of two nations working together to save one life. Boy Scout to the Rescue What started out as pleasant hike for Miranda Adelman and her mother quickly became a life-or-death situation for the 24-year old graduate student. During their hike, Miranda suddenly suffers a life threatening asthma attack on the snow-packed Catalina Mountains near Tucson, Arizona. Lucky for her, some guardian angels in the form of Boy Scout Troop 172 were also on the trail that day.
S01:E16 - 116: Colorado Plane Crash; St. John Neumann; Pig Saves Owner; Medical Bag; Golden Knights
Colorado Plane Crash Have you ever looked up and watched an airplane flying across the sky and had a terrible throught of watching that plane go down? While skiing up in the mountains, Frank Marics witnessed just such an event. Searching for two hours, he finally finds the wrecked single engine plane, lying on its side amongst the snow covered trees. How many people were in the plane? Would there be any survivors? And how would he help the badly injured, miles from civilization? St. John Neumann Thirteen-year-old Julio Correia wakes in the middle of the night with a horrible, stabbing headache. ItÍs so bad heÍs rushed to the hospital, but by the time he arrives, the teen is unconscious. Two blood vessels have burst in JulioÍs brain, leaving him in a coma; and despite a successful operation to stop the bleeding, he isnÍt expected to live. But then Julio meets a new friend named John. In a comatose state over the next five months John and Julio play together in his dreams as his mother Anna prays for his recovery. To the amazement of his doctors, Julio awakens, and when he does he asks to see his friend, John - who happens to be the Saint his mother has been pleading with to bring Julio back. Pig Saves Owner Most people have pets like dogs or cats. Some have fish, birds, or gerbils. Instead, Jo Ann and Jack Altsman have a 150 pound pig - a Vietnamese potbellied pig named Lulu, an unlikely hero indeed. Alone in her home, Jo Ann suffers a heart attack, falling to the floor in pain and in dire need of medical assistance. Unable to summon for help, she turned to the only one who can save her. Someone who could get through the locked front door, open the gate in the yard, get out to the highway and flag down some help. Now itÍs Lulu to the rescue! Medical Bag A volunteer firefighter was the first to arrive on the scene of a tragic car accident. The most severely injured was a 21-year-old woman who was bleeding profusely through a gaping wound in the side of her head. The firefighter prayed for help. Out of nowhere, a red medical bag appeared within reach when it had not been there just moments before. The firefighter found everything she needed to save the womanÍs life in that red bag. Never knowing how it got there. Golden Knights The Golden Knights are the ArmyÍs elite skydiving team, who travel the globe as goodwill ambassadors and compete for World titles. Having performed a dangerous aerial maneuver called the ïDiamond TrackÍ over fifty times, Dana Bowman and his partner are considered the cream of the crop in the field. But all of that is about to change: On February 6th, 1994, at an altitude of 4500 feet and traveling 150 miles per hour, a disastrous collision leaves Dana without legs. Injuries aside, this former Green Beret has enough faith and spirit to return to the skies.
S01:E17 - 117: Parachute Rescue; Hit and Run Angels; Football Player Lives; God Was My Co-Pilot; Left at Sea
Parachute Rescue Debbie Williams is skydiving on a beautiful, sunny, Arizona day. It is Easter weekend and sheÍs free falling through the clear blue skies, gently spinning and silently descending towards the earth. ThereÍs just one problem: SheÍs unconscious and in twelve seconds she will hit the ground at 120 miles per hour. Now, her only chance for survival is for an angel to reach down and pull her parachute cord. Hit and Run Angels Some people are just mean. Despicable, contemptible, inhumane and just flat-out mean. Out on a morning walk, Melanie Gable, a teacher and a newlywed, is about to run head-on into one of these detestable characters, quite literally. Stories of violence against women are tragic and all too familiar, but this time a group of women will rally together to save MelanieÍs life. Who are these women? The answer will astonish you. Football Player Lives Keith Gardner, a promising young all-star football player is cut down by a senseless act of violence. His cousin is killed in the incident, two others are injured, and Kevin is left hanging onto dear life with a bullet in the back of his head. Doctors say thereÍs no hope and he probably will not think as an independent person again. Then, something happened that would change the way the entire community viewed the world: A Miracle. God was my Co-Pilot An experienced pilot attempting to snag a banner with his single engine plane went into an accelerated stall and crashed. Right before impact, he saw two people on the ground and heard a voice in his headset tell him, ñJohn, everything is going to be all right.î The plane burst into flames. The Pilot says an Angel held the fire back from the auxiliary fuel tank and Jesus breathed pure oxygen into him until he could be pulled out. Left at Sea John Carney, a veteran underwater spear fishing enthusiast, boarded a charter boat for a distant island off the Florida Keys. After spending the day diving alone, John surfaced to find that the dive boat was leaving without him. Meanwhile, the other divers were safely on board and enjoying themselves topside, unable to hear JohnÍs desperate pleas for help. Now, drifting at sea in shark infested waters, John prays for a miracle.
S01:E18 - 118: Farmhand Angels; Kidney in Common; Wrong Number Marriage; Gospel Singer; Back to Life
Farmhand Angels Do you believe in Angels? What if theyÍre wearing flannel shirts, overalls, and driving a pickup through the snow like maniacs? Well, Chris Davidson believes! Just after Christmas, in a rural part of Pennsylvania, the mother-of-two was delivering food to her grandmother, when a near-collision forced her to swerve off the road. Her car plowed into a snow bank and she, her mother, toddler, and new-born, we all stranded. Desperate, isolated, and running out of heat, ChrisÍ only hope was to exit the car and brave the sub-freezing temperatures to search for help. Miraculously, and from the most unlikely of places, came the heavenly answer to a motherÍs prayers: The Farm Hand Angels. Kidney in Common Finding your true love on the Internet is like finding a needle in a haystack. Finding your new kidney on the Internet could be ever harder! Luckily, for cyber-surfer Theresa Dravk, she got a two-for-one deal. Not only does she find her future husband online, but he also turns out to be the million-in-one match needed to save her life. Wrong Number Marriage Dennis Dunbar and Dana Herring had an on-again, off-again relationship for many years and finally lost touch with each other completely. But some people are meant for each other, and when Dennis mis-dials a work-related phone number, he leaves a fateful message that will bring Dana, and happiness, into his life once again. Some wrong numbers can turn out to be just rightƒ Gospel Singer What he thought would be a routine medical check-up, Ronald Williams, a member of the Grammy Award-winning gospel group, ñThe Winansî, was diagnosed with a life-threatening condition. His doctors informed him that without major heart surgery, he had no chance of survival. This is when the Lord stepped in. Family, friends and fans around the world began praying for a miracle. Back to Life An officer in the United States Army was declared brain dead after being hit by a car while jogging. His newlywed wife was being pressured by doctors to take him off life support. Desperate to save him, she read a Biblical story over his comatose body and her husband miraculously awoke.
S01:E19 - 119: Miracle on the Mountain; Walking Miracle; Lost and Found Hope; Left for Dead
Miracle on the Mountain A family ski trip turns into a 10-day ordeal when Air Force Lt. Colonel Mike Couillard and his son become stranded on the side of a mountain in Turkey. Miles from civilization and huddled inside a cave with no provisions, Mike knows they can survive for only five days without water. Additionally, a four-foot snowfall and sub-freezing temperatures make the prospects of a quick rescue extremely remote. Fortunately, MikeÍs wife Mary is about to put an international prayer network into motion that just may keep them alive. Walking Miracle In June of 1995, 23-year-old Edward Mocny was severely injured in a tragic roll-over car accident. His first cervical vertebrae shattered and his head actually became detached from his spine, being held in place only by his fragile spinal cord. The chances of EdÍs survival were a million-to-one. Ed and his parents knew that only a miracle could save him. Lost and Found Hope Beth Donnelly and Doreen Krakat were best friends. Working together at the same nursing home, they quickly discovered that they shared many of the same interests. They were close, almost like sisters. And with the arrival of DoreenÍs grandmother and a family photo album; they made a shocking discoveryƒthey shared more in common than either of them had ever imagined! Left for Dead A 17-year-old boy is accidentally shot in the head at work. The Police are convinced heÍs dead, and paramedics doubt he will make it to the hospital, and the doctors say he wonÍt live through the night. Worst of all, the injury leaves him with literally, half a brain. Fortunately, a motherÍs love and a doctorÍs unyielding efforts to return the boyÍs life to normal, results in a recovery that can only be described as nothing short of miraculous!
S01:E20 - 120: Alive in the Morgue; Touched by a Shepherd; Donor Angel; Together by Accident
Alive in the Morgue When George Rodonaia, a Russian dissident, is intentionally run over by the KGB, physicians declare him dead and leave him in the morgue over the weekend. As pathologists begin to perform his autopsy, someone notices movement in his eye and realizes that he is still alive. Once George recovers, he goes on to become a Minister, eventually immigrating to the United States where he shares his miraculous story of survival. Touched by a Shepherd 17-year-old Jeremy DavisÍ last wish was that his mother, Lana, uses his dear German shepherd, Grizzly, to help children in need using the dogÍs special gifts. Little did Lana know, Grizzly would help her mourn JeremyÍs death and teach her that together they could fulfill JeremyÍs dying wish. Donor Angel By the age of ten, Tina Minke had already decided that she wanted to be an organ donor. When she finally turned 18, she proudly showed her mother her driverÍs license. Tina had checked off the box which declared her an official organ donor. Unbeknownst to the Minke family, soon after TinaÍs announcement, a tragedy would strike. But that tragedy would also bring about a series of miracles. Together by Accident JoAnne and Gary were teenage sweethearts until the day JoAnne broke GaryÍs heart when she ended the relationship. Several years following the break-up, Gary dreamt one night that someone he knew was in a horrible car accident. When he woke in the morning, he prayed for them. A short time later, Gary learned that JoAnne had been involved in a bad car accident, suffering a broken neck, only a day after his dream. JoAnne believes she survived the accident because of GaryÍs prayers.