Disobeying his parents wishes set off a chain of events that led to Bob Mejer's 50-year career as an artist and art professor.
Ryan Stark got his first camcorder at 13, and the piece of equipment became an extension of himself. He wanted to be a country western star or a construction worker, like his father, but his passion for film slowly transformed itself into a career and helped him to carve out his own niche as an entrepreneur.
The first time Gabby Pratt attended an event at Quincy Young Life, she spent most of it in the bathroom. Crippled by an anxiety attack, her first hour there was full of terror as she hid out in a stall. Pratt now helps other students who are in the position she once was.