You set your sights on a goal... you work hard to achieve it... you get what you want... and then what? This week, we look at the next chapter of the story, as we ask: "what happened after you got what you wanted?"
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We'll start by hearing from journalist Lee Pitts, who finally achieved his dream of winning a Gemini Award... except he didn't really win a Gemini Award. He'll explain what happened.
What happens after you complete your mission to find 1,000 awesome things in the world? A great big pat on the back, right? Well, that's not what happened with Neil Pasricha. We'll find out why it left the author of The Book of Awesome feeling a little "un-awesome."
What happens when the house of your dreams turns out to be a shack of nightmares? Candy Palmater tells us about her real estate reality check.
If you're a stand-up comic, how do you get to New York City? Practice, practice, practice! And if you're Lee Weinstein, practice some more. He'll tell us what happened when he got his turn in the spotlight at the famed Improv.
Life Would Be Perfect If I Lived in That House. That's the title of Meghan Daum's memoir. And we'll find out if the perpetual house-hunter ever got her dream home.
We've all heard of refugees fighting to get into Canada. But we'll hear the unusual story of how Nahlah Ayed's family lived their dream of moving from Canada... to a Palestinian refugee camp.
We'll meet Steve Lively, a man who went from playing soldier to becoming one... only to find his dream dashed by constant nightmares.
When Grant Lawrence was a kid, there was one thing he wanted more than anything else in the world: a BB gun. So for years, he begged his parents for one, but it wasn't until his 14th birthday rolled around that his mom finally caved... and it was a decision that came around to bite (or shoot) Grant in the butt.
Katherine Grainger dreamed of meeting a cute, shaggy-haired guy from the East Coast. Oh, and he needed to be standing on a dock in a sweater playing a fiddle. So what happened when she actually met him?
Sook-Yin takes to the street for your "careful what you wish for" stories - and shares the one of her own that led to the creation of the video below, "The Escapades of the One Particular Mr. Noodle."
Filmmaker Brandon Cronenberg's dream came true two weeks ago. He found out his first feature movie, Antiviral, had been selected to premiere at the Cannes Film Festival. His dad, legendary Canuck filmmaker David Cronenberg, also has a movie premiering at the prestigious film festival. But for Brandon, the good news also unleashed all kinds of anxieties. Sook-Yin will talk to him about handling the realities of a dream realized.
What happens when a young dance student crashes a class... and comes face-to-face with a ballet legend? John Grady tells us his story.
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