Tapestry

Stories of Perseverance and Grit... That Go Way Off-Script

What happens when the fairy-tale ending isn’t what life has in store for you? In this episode, two stories that don't unfold according to the standard script: John Maclean's journey to become a champion wheelchair athlete and eventually walk again, and the mixed blessing of finding your birth parent.

What happens when the fairy-tale ending isn't what life has in store for you? In this episode, two stories that don't unfold according to the standard script. 

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