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The 700 Club - March 23, 2016

How “Skinny Suppers” author Brooke Griffin faced divorce and unwanted pounds after having a baby. Plus, a teen is crushed while working on his truck. Find out what God used to save him on today’s 700 Club. Read Transcript


TRAPPED UNDER THOUSANDS

OF POUNDS FOR 30 MINUTES.

I SAID, I MIGHT NOT GET

OUT OF THIS.

THEN SUDDENLY --

THAT'S WHEN I STARTED

SAYING, CALL 911.

PLUS...MEET A FORMER

NFL CHEERLEADER WHO ONCE

PACKED ON 70 POUNDS.

SEE HOW SHE WHITTLED THEM

ALL AWAY WITH SKINNY

SUPPERS, ON TODAY'S "700

CLUB."

*

WELCOME TO "THE 700

CLUB."

WHEN WILL ISIS STRIKE

AGAIN?

THAT'S THE QUESTION

AUTHORITIES AROUND THE

WORLD ARE ASKING

THEMSELVES TODAY AFTER THE

RADICAL ISLAMIC GROUP

CLAIMED RESPONSIBILITY FOR

THE TERRORIST BOMBINGS IN

BRUSSELS YESTERDAY.

NOW POLICE IN BELGIUM HAVE

ARRESTED A SUSPECT.

DALE HURD BRINGS US THIS

STORY.

Reporter: BELGIUM

POLICE HAVE ARRESTED ONE

OF THE SUSPECTS IN THE

ATTACK.

THE MAN SHOWN WEARING THE

HAT IS BRAHIM EL BAKRAOUI.

ONE DAY AFTER A SERIES OF

DEADLY ATTACKS IN

BRUSSELS, SECURITY WAS AT

ITS HIGHEST LEVEL, WITH

SOLDIERS CHECKING

PASSENGERS' BELONGINGS AT

SOME OF THE ENTRANCES OF

THE METRO STATIONS IN THE

CITY.

THIS WOMAN SAID, I'M

ABSOLUTELY NOT ANNOYED BY

THIS.

IF THIS NEEDS TO CONTINUE,

THERE IS NO PROBLEM

BECAUSE IT IS FOR OUR

SECURITY.

34 PEOPLE DIED IN THE

ATTACK.

NINE AMERICANS WERE AMONG

THE 250 WOUNDED.

AMERICAN MISSIONARY ROCKY

GATHRIGHT TOLD CBN NEWS HE

HAD JUST DROPPED OFF A

FRIEND AT BRUSSELS'

AIRPORT WHEN THE EXPLOSION

OCCURRED.

THE SECOND EXPLOSION

SEEMED LIKE IT WAS RIGHT

BESIDE ME.

ALL OF THE WINDOWS AND

GLASS SHATTERED AND CAME

EXPLODING OUT TOWARDS THE

STREET.

Reporter: HE WENT IN

TO HELP AND MINISTER TO

VICTIMS, AND HE PRAYED

WITH AN AIRLINE EMPLOYEE.

THE POLICE HAVE IDENTIFIED

TWO OF THE ATTACKERS AT

KHALID EL BAKRAOUI AND

BRAHIM EL BAKRAOUI.

BOTH BLEW THEMSELVES UP IN

THE ATTACK.

KHALID EL BAKRAOUI HAD

RENTED AN APARTMENT RAIDED

BY POLICE LAST WEEK, IN AN

OPERATION THAT HAD LED

AUTHORITIES TO THE TOP

SUSPECT IN THE PARIS

ATTACK, SALAH ABDESLAM.

THE BELGIAN AMBASSADOR

SAID IN THOSE RAIDS,

POLICE DISCOVERED EVIDENCE

THAT A MAJOR ATTACK IN

BELGIUM WAS BEING PLANNED.

THERE WERE INDICATIONS

THAT SOMETHING WAS IN THE

OFFING.

A LOT OF HEAVY WEAPONS HAD

BEEN FOUND, WHICH IS AN

INDICATION THAT SOMETHING

WAS PERHAPS BEING PLANNED

FOR THE NEXT FEW DAYS.

Reporter: BUT BELGIAN

POLICE WERE STILL NOT ABLE

TO PREVENT AN ATTACK, AND

IT HAS CAST A SPOTLIGHT ON

WHAT SOME HAVE CALLED A

SHOCKLY LEVEL OF

UNPREPAREDNESS BY BELGIAN

AUTHORITIES.

AN UNNAMED OFFICIAL TOLD

BUZZ FEED NEWS: "WE JUST

DON'T HAVE THE PEOPLE.

WE DON'T HAVE THE

INFRASTRUCTURE TO PROPERLY

INVESTIGATE OR MONITOR

HUNDREDS OF INDIVIDUALS

SUSPECTED OF TERROR LINKS,

AS WELL AS PURSUE THE

HUNDREDS OF OPEN FILES AND

INVESTIGATIONS WE HAVE.

IT IS LITERALLY AN

IMPOSSIBLE SITUATION, AND,

HONESTLY, IT IS VERY

GRAVE."

A SENIOR U.S. OFFICIAL

REPORTEDLY SAID THAT

BELGIAN AUTHORITIES KNOW

THEY'RE SITTING ON A TIME

BOMB.

DALE HURD, CBN NEWS.

Wendy: THANKS, DALE.

ISIS AND ITS SUPPORTERS

CELEBRATE THE ATTACKS IN

BRUSSELS ON SOCIAL MEDIA,

BUT CHRISTIANS FROM AROUND

THE WORLD ARE USING THE

WEB TO OFFER PRAYERS FOR

THE CITY, THE VICTIMS, AND

THEIR FAMILIES.

AND YOU CAN SEE THAT STORY

ON cbnnews.com.

> IN OTHER NEWS, DONALD

TRUMP AND HILLARY CLINTON

ADDED TO THEIR LEADS IN

THE PRESIDENTIAL RACE IN

YESTERDAY'S PRIMARIES.

JOHN JESSUP HAS THAT STORY

FROM OUR CBN NEWS BUREAU

IN WASHINGTON.

JOHN?

John: THANKS, WENDY.

TRUMP AND CLINTON CAME OUT

ON TOP, BUT TED CRUZ AND

BERNIE SANDERS ALSO WON

SOME VICTORIES.

TRUMP AND CLINTON WON THE

PRICED ARIZONA PRIMARIES,

WITH TRUMP GAINING ALL 58

DELEGATES IN THAT STATE.

AND CRUZ WON ALL 40 OF THE

G.O.P. DELEGATES IN UTAH.

AND SANDERS BEAT CLINTON

IN THE UTAH AND IDAHO

CAUCUSES.

AND FORMER CANDIDATE

FLORIDA GOVERNOR JEB BUSH

ENDORSED TED CRUZ, CALLING

HIM A CONSERVATIVE WHO CAN

UNITE THE PARTY.

HILLARY CLINTON MAY BE ON

HER WAY TO SECURING THE

DEMOCRATIC NOMINATION, BUT

SHE HAS A PROBLEM WITH

YOUNG MILLENNIAL VOTERS.

YET TWO PRESIDENTIAL

CONTENDERS SEEM TO HAVE NO

TROUBLE WOOING AND THAT

BLOCK.

Reporter: THE NUMBER

SAY IT ALL.

SO FAR THE LEADERS ARE

SENATOR BERNIE SANDERS AND

DONALD TRUMP.

WHILE HILLARY CLINTON

SCORED BIG WITH THE WIN IN

THE OHIO PRIMARY, SHE LOST

81 TO 19 AMONG VOTERS AGES

18 TO 29, PROVING THAT

MILLENNIALS ARE STILL

FEELING THE BURN.

ACCORDING TO A "U.S.A.

TODAY" ROCK THE VOTE

SURVEY, 46% OF MILLENNIAL

DEMOCRATS OVERWHELMING

SUPPORT THE VERMONT

SENATOR.

ANALYSTS POINT TO THE

ANGER THEM OF THE ELECTION

CYCLE AS CONTRIBUTING TO

THE TRUMP/SANDERS

PHENOMENON.

BUT THE MILLENNIALS WE

SPOKE TO JOBS.

MEET ABIGAIL KELLY, A

POLITICAL REPORTER FOR

"CHASE THE RACE," COVERING

THE 2016 ELECTION.

KELLY SAYS SENATOR SANDERS

IN PARTICULAR SPEAKS TO

THE ISSUES YOUNG PEOPLE

WANT TO HEAR.

THE YOUNG PEOPLE

SUPPORT THOSE TWO IN

PARTICULAR BECAUSE THEY'RE

AUTHENTIC IN DIFFERENT

WAYS.

AND I THINK THESE TWO

CANDIDATES REACH OUT TO

YOUNG PEOPLE THE MOST, YOU

KNOW?

I THINK THEY -- LIKE WITH

SENATOR SANDERS AND HIS

COLLEGE-FUNDING IDEAS.

Reporter: MILLENNIALS

WE TALKED TO ACROSS THE

COUNTRY AGREE.

WE'RE ALL AFFECTED BY

ME HAVING A JOB AND MY

PARENTS PAYING FOR MY

TUITION.

Reporter: BOTH

COMPAIGNS HAVE WORKED TO

MEET YOUNG VOTERS WHERE

THEY ARE, ONLINE.

THE SANDERS' CAMPAIGN AS

1.7 MILLION TWITTER

FOLLOWERS AND ANOTHER

THREE MILLION ON

Facebook.

AND DONALD TRUMP HAS BEEN

CALLED THE ERNEST

HEMMINGWAY OF 140

CHARACTERS WITH MORE THAN

SIX MILLION TWITTER

FOLLOWERS.

BUT BIG NUMBERS ON SOCIAL

MEDIA DON'T NECESSARILY

EQUAL REAL-LIFE SUPPORT.

DR. BEN CARSON HAD

VIRTUALLY THE SAME NUMBERS

AS TRUMP, BUT CARSON'S

CAMPAIGN IS FINISHED.

IT IS THE MESSAGE THAT

SEEMS TO RESONATE WITH

YOUNG PEOPLE.

DONALD TRUMP, LIKE,

THIS IS HOW IT IS GOING TO

BE, AND I'M ALL FOR THAT.

A LOT OF MY FRIENDS ARE

BERNIE SANDERS'

SUPPORTERS, AND I HAVE A

LOT OF FRIENDS WHO ARE

DONALD TRUMP SUPPORTERS

BECAUSE THEY'RE NOT WISH

WISHY-WASHY.

Reporter: AND ANOTHER

MESSAGE IS SOCIALISM.

58% OF YOUNG AMERICANS SEE

SOCIALISM AS THE MOST

COMPASSIONATE ECONOMIC

SYSTEM.

AND THIS GENERATION'S

POTENTIAL IMPACT IS

UNDENIABLE.

NEARLY 90% SAY THEY ARE

EXTREMELY OR VERY LIKELY

TO VOTE IN NOVEMBER.

IT IS ENTHUSIASM KELLY

SAYS SHE HAS NOTICED ON

THE CAMPAIGN TRAIL.

I THINK IT IS BECAUSE

IT IS THE FIRST ELECTION

THEY'RE REALLY PAY

ATTENTION TO, AND, ALSO,

THE MEDIA HAS MADE THE

INFORMATION EASIER TO GET

TO.

SO KIDS ARE REALLY

EXCITED.

Reporter: AND WHILE

THEY MAY NOT BE KNOWN AS

THE GREATEST GENERATION,

THEY ARE THE BIGGEST,

MAKING THEM A POWERFUL

VOTING BLOCK.

JENNIFER WISHON, CBN NEWS.

John: A POWERFUL

VOTING BLOCK INDEED.

> THE SUPREME COURT

TAKES UP A CASE OF

FAITH-BASED GROUPS

DEFENDING THEIR RELIGIOUS

FREEDOM AGAINST OBAMACARE.

THE CATHOLIC CHARITY

"LITTLE SISTERS OF THE

POOR" OBJECT TO THE

MANDATE THAT FORCES THEM

TO PROVIDE CONTRACEPTIVES

AND ABORTION-INDUCING

DRUGS.

THEY ARGUMENT IT VIOLATES

THEIR BELIEFS.

WE ARE THE BELIEVERS.

SO WHEN WE DRAW THE LINE

BETWEEN ACTION THAT IS

ACCEPTABLE OR UNACCEPTABLE

TO OUR FAITH, WE ARE THE

FINAL AND ONLY JUDGES OF

WHERE THAT LINE BELONGS.

SO WHAT WE'RE SAYING TO

THE GOVERNMENT IS, YOU

HAVE TO RESPECT OUR

BELIEFS AND GIVE US AN

EXEMPTION FROM THIS

MANDATE THAT WOULD MAKE US

INVOLVED IN ACTIVITIES WE

SEE AS EVIL.

John: ONLY EIGHT

JUSTICES WILL HEAR THE

CASE BECAUSE OF THE

VACANCY LEFT BY THE DEATH

OF JUSTICE ANTONIN SCALIA.

WE'LL HAVE A REPORT ON

THIS ON TOMORROW'S "THE

700 CLUB."

> LESS THAN 3% OF

AMERICAN ADULTS ARE LIVING

EVEN A BASIC HEALTHY

LIFESTYLE.

THAT'S THE FINDING OF A

STUDY THAT TRY TO FOLLOW A

GOOD DIET, KEEPING BODY

FAT UNDER CONTROL,

MODERATE EXERCISE, AND NOT

SMOKING.

THE STUDY FOUND JUST 2.7%

OF ADULTS MEET THESE

STANDARDS, MEANING THAT

OVER 97% DO NOT.

THE STUDY WAS CONDUCTED BY

RESEARCHERS FROM OREGON

STATE UNIVERSITY AND THE

UNIVERSITY OF MISSISSIPPI,

AND A SENIOR AUTHOR OF THE

STUDY CALLED THE RESULTS,

QUOTE,"SORT OF

MIND-BOGGLING."

WENDY, WITH YOUR

WILDERNESS SURVIVAL

TRAINING, NO DOUBT YOU FIT

IN THAT 3%.

Wendy: I'M TRYING,

BUT, JOHN, IT IS A

FULL-TIME JOB TRYING TO

KEEP UP WITH YOU.

YOU DON'T HAVE AN OUNCE OF

FAT ON YOU.

John: I'M TRYING TO

FOLLOW YOUR LEAD.

Wendy: WELL, COMING,

A GO-TO DESTINATION FOR

WEDDINGS.

BARN WEDDINGS ARE

TRENDY RIGHT NOW, THAT

RUSTIC, ELEGANT COUNTRY

CHARM.

THAT'S WHAT WE CAN

PROVIDE.

Wendy: SEE WHY THIS

WEDDING VEN JE VENUE MAY BE

CLOSED FOR BUSINESS.

YOU WON'T BELIEVE IT.

RIGHT AFTER THIS.

Wendy: THE BATTLE

BETWEEN SAME-SEX MARRIAGE

AND RELIGIOUS FREEDOM HAS

BEEN GETTING MORE INTENSE

IN RECENT YEARS.

IN MANY STATES, CHRISTIANS

WHO TURN DOWN GAY WEDDINGS

CAN FACE FINANCIAL

PENALTIES, INCLUDING SOME

THAT COULD COST THEM THEIR

BUSINESS.

HEATHER SELLS BRINGS US

THE STORY OF ONE NEW YORK

COUPLE TO FOUGHT BACK TO

PROTECT THEIR FIRST

AMENDMENT FREEDOM.

Heather: ON THE BANKS

OF THE WHOSIC RIVER,

COUPLES FLOCK TO THIS FARM

FOR THE WEDDING OF THEIR

DREAMS.

OWNERS CYNTHIA AND ROBERT

SAY THEIR BUSINESS TOOK

OFF ABOUT 10 YEARS AGO.

IT WAS COUPLES COMING

TO US BECAUSE BARN

WEDDINGS ARE TRENDY RIGHT

NOW.

THAT RUSTIC, ELEGANT

COUNTRY CHARM, THAT'S WHAT

WE CAN PROVIDE.

Heather: FAST FORWARD

TO 2011, WHEN THE STATE OF

NEW YORK REDEFINED

MARRIAGE.

WE ACTUALLY DID SIT

DOWN AND HAVE A

CONVERSATION THAT THIS LAW

WAS ENACTED.

IT GOES AGAINST OUR

BELIEFS.

IT WAS NOT SOMETHING THAT

WE WANTED TO BE DOING,

THAT IT JUST -- DEEP IN

OUR HEARTS, WE ARE EACH

GIFTS FROM GOD TO EACH

OTHER.

SO W WE DID NOT WANT TO DO

WEDDINGS AND DIDN'T THINK

WE WERE OBLIGATED TO.

Heather: WHAT CHANGED

EVERYTHING FOR THIS COUPLE

WAS A PHONE CALL IN 2012.

A LESBIAN WOMAN INQUIRED

ABOUT USING THEIR PROPERTY

FOR HER WEDDING.

SHE INITIALLY DID NOT

REVEAL IT WAS A SAME-SEX

WEDDING, AND SHE NEVER

TOLD THE GIFFORDS THAT SHE

WAS RECORDING THE CALL.

PIE I POLITELY TOLD HER WE

DO NOT HOLD SAME-SEX

CEREMONIES HERE, BUT WE

CAN HOLD THE RECEPTION.

SHE SAID, THAT'S TOO BAD,

THANK YOU, AND HUNG UP.

Reporter: MELISSA AND

JENNIFER McCARTHY, ARMED

WITH THEIR PHONE

RECORDING, FILED A

COMPLAINT WITH THE NEW

YORK STATE DIVISION OF

HUMAN RIGHTS.

THEY ACCUSED OF GIFFORDS

OF ILLEGALLY

DISCRIMINATING AGAINST

THEM ON THE BASE OF SEXUAL

ORIENTATION.

IN 2014, THE DIVISION

AGREED, FINING THE

GIFFORDS $13,000, AND

ORDERING

ANTI-DISCRIMINATION

TRAINING.

FOR CYNTHIA, THE REQUIRED

TRAINING FOR THEIR STAFF

WAS THE MOST PAINFUL PART.

WHEN THE GOVERNMENT

TELLS YOU WHAT TO SAY AND

PUNISHES YOU IF YOU DON'T,

IS SCARY STUFF.

AND ALL AMERICANS SHOULD

BE FEARFUL OF THIS, NO

MATTER WHERE THEY STAND ON

THIS ISSUE.

Heather: BELIEVING

THEY SHOULD FIGHT FOR

RELIGIOUS LIBERTY FOR ALL

AMERICANS, THE GIFFORDS

APPEALED, ASSERTING THEY

DID NOT DISCRIMINATE.

THE GIFFORDS EMPLOYEE

OPENLY GAY EMPLOYEES, AND

THEY DO EVENTS FOR

SAME-SEX COUPLES, BIRTHDAY

PARTIES AND THE LIKE.

Heather: TIM TRAINER

WITH THE ALLIANCE

DEFENDING FREEDOM ALSO

ARGUED THAT FORCING THE

GIFFORDS TO HOST SAME-SEX

WEDDING CEREMONIES

VIOLATED ANOTHER FIRST

AMENDMENT RIGHT.

IT FORCES THEM TO

CONVEY THE MESSAGE THAT

NOT ONLY ARE THEY OKAY

WITH SAME-SEX MARRIAGE,

BUT THAT THEY BELIEVE IN

IT ENOUGH WHERE THEY WILL

ACTIVELY PROMOTE IT.

Heather: BUT IN

JANUARY, A STATE APPEALS

COURT UNANIMOUSLY

DISAGREED, SAYING NEW YORK

LAW PROTECTS AGAINST

DISCRIMINATION IN PLACES

OF PUBLIC ACCOMMODATION

AND THAT IT DOES NOT

TARGET RELIGIOUS BELIEFS.

IT ALSO NOTED RULINGS FROM

OTHER STATES AGAINST

CHRISTIAN WEDDING VENDORS.

BUILDING ON A GROWING

PUBLIC PERCEPTION THAT

BIBLICALLY-MOTIVATED

BUSINESSES HAVE NO VIABLE

IN THE WEDDING

MARKETPLACE.

STEVEN HAVERT SAYS HE IS

CONCERNED THAT THE

GIFFORD'S CASE WILL HARM

PEOPLE OF FAITH.

IF I WERE A WEDDING

VENDOR, I WOULD BE SAYING,

MY GOODNESS, I DON'T KNOW

IF I WANT TO BE IN THIS

BUSINESS IF I CAN'T RUN MY

BUSINESS IN ACCORDANCE

WITH MY OWN BELIEFS.

Reporter: GIFFORD HAS

HEARD THAT SAME FEAR FROM

OTHER CHRISTIAN VENDORS.

THEY'RE SCARED THAT

THEIR FAITH IS GOING TO BE

COMPROMISED, THAT THEIR

LIVELIHOOD IS GOING TO BE

COMPROMISED.

THIS THREE-MINUTE PHONE

CALL HAS BEEN FINANCIALLY

DEVASTATING TO OUR FAMILY.

Reporter: THE

GIFFORDS AREN'T SURE HOW

THEY WILL GO FORWARD.

WILL THEY HOST SEASONAL

EVENTS ON THE FARM?

THE WEDDING BUSINESS IS

SIGNIFICANT.

THE LATEST RULING THEY

MUST HOST SAME-SEX

CEREMONIES IF THEY CHOOSE

TO HOST TRADITIONAL ONES.

BUT THE JUDGE SAID THEY

ARE FREE TO PROFESS THEIR

BELIEF THAT GAY COUPLES

SHOULD NOT MARRY.

IF THERE IS A WAY TO

SOMEHOW DO BOTH, PUBLICLY

AFFIRM THEIR CONVICTIONS

AND ALLOW GAY WEDDINGS AT

LIBERTY RIDGE, THAT MAY BE

A WAY FOR THE GIFFORDS TO

STAY IN BUSINESS, AT LEAST

FOR NOW.

REPORTING FROM ALBANY, NEW

YORK, HEATHER SELLS, CBN

NEWS.

Wendy: THANKS,

HEATHER.

IT IS ABSURD THAT THE

JUDGES ARE SAYING YOU CAN

STILL SAY YOU DON'T

BELIEVE IN SAME-SEX

MARRIAGE, WHILE AT THE

SAME TIME STILL FORCING

THIS COUPLE AND OTHERS TO

PERFORM SAME-SEX MARRIAGES

ON THEIR OWN PROPERTIES.

THE GIFFORDS ARE RIGHTLY

FIGHTING FOR RELIGIOUS

FREEDOM, NOT JUST FOR

THEMSELVES, BUT FOR ALL

AMERICANS WHO BELIEVE

MARRIAGE IS BETWEEN ONE

MAN AND ONE WOMAN.

AND MORE OF THESE CASES

ARE HAPPENING IN OTHER

STATES AS WELL, ESPECIALLY

LIBERAL STATES.

SOME CHRISTIAN VENDORS, AS

WE JUST HEARD, ARE

ACTUALLY THINKING ABOUT

GETTING OUT OF THE

BUSINESS ALL TOGETHER,

WHICH IS NOT VERY

AMERICAN.

> UP NEXT, MEET A

TEENAGER WHO SURVIVED

BEING SLAMMED BY THOUSANDS

OF POUNDS WHEN HIS TRUCK

FELL ON HIM.

IT WAS A VERY LABORED

JOB TO BREATHE.

SO I WOULD FOCUS

EVERYTHING ON NEEDING A

BREATH, AND THEN HOLD IT

FOR AS LONG AS I COULD TO

CRY FOR HELP.

Wendy: WELCOME BACK

TO "THE 700 CLUB."

LAST JULY SAM RAY MADE

NATIONAL HEADLINES AFTER

THIS DRAMATIC RESCUE.

SAM WAS PINNED UNDER HIS

TRUCK FOR 40 MINUTES, NO

HELP IN SIGHT.

BUT AFTER A HALF HOUR, SAM

DID HEAR A SOUND, THE

VOICE OF SIRI.

Reporter: SAME RAY SAM RAY WAS

HOME ALONE WHEN HE FACED

THE MOST CRUSHING TRIAL OF

HIS LIFE.

IT WAS JULY 2nd, 2015.

THE 18-YEAR-OLD WAS

WORKING UNDER THIS TRUCK

AT HIS FAMILY'S HOME IN

NASHVILLE, TENNESSEE.

I WENT THROUGH THE

PROPER PROCEDURES, AT

LEAST.

I GOT UNDER THERE AND

FOUND WHAT I BELIEVED TO

BE THE ISSUE, AND I GAVE

MY DAD A CALL.

AND I LET HIM KNOW WHAT

WAS GOING ON.

AND HE TOLD ME TO GET OUT

FROM UNDERNEATH THE TRUCK.

AT THAT TIME, I WAS

GETTING OUT FROM

UNDERNEATH THE TRUCK --

Reporter: IT WAS THEN

THAT ONE OF THE JACKS GAVE

WAY.

THOUSANDS OF POUNDS

SLAMMED ON TO ONE OF SAM'S

ARMS AND HIS ABDOMEN.

IT WAS A VERY HELPLESS

FEELING.

I ACCEPTED IT FROM THE

MOMENT OF IMPACT, PRETTY

QUITE AFTERWARDS, THAT I

MIGHT NOT GET OUT OF THIS.

Reporter: WITH THE

WEIGHT OF THE TRUCK SLOWLY

CRUSHING HIS BODY, SAM

BROUGHT TO BREATHE.

IT WAS A VERY LABORED

JOB TO BREATHE.

I WOULD FOCUS EVERYTHING

ON GETTING A BREATH, AND

THEN HOLD THE AIR FOR AS

LONG AS I COULD TO CRY FOR

HELP AND TRY TO WIGGLE

FREE AS MUCH AS I COULD.

Reporter: SAM'S ONLY

LIFELINE WAS PRAYER.

I WAS SAVED AT A VERY

YOUNG AGE, AND I KNEW

BEYOND A SHADOW OF A DOUBT

WHERE I WAS GOING IF THIS

WAS THE END.

SO IT MADE THE MOMENT SO

MUCH EASIER TO DEAL WITH.

I HAD FAMILY AND FRIENDS

AND THINGS I WANTED TO DO,

A LIFE THAT I WANTED TO

LIVE.

Reporter: SAM HAD

BEEN PINNED MORE THAN 30 30

MINUTES WHEN HE HEARD A

FAMILIAR VOICE, SIRI, FROM

HIS iPHONE.

IT WAS IN HIS BACK POCKET

AND IT WAS SOMEHOW

ACTIVATED BY THE WEIGHT ON

SAM'S BODY.

SIRI WENT OFF, AND I

TOLD IT, CALL 9-1-1.

SIRI, CALL 9-1-1.

Reporter: AFTER

SEVERAL ATTEMPTS, SIRI

RESPONDED.

9-1-1?

I'M PINNED UNDER MY

TRUCK.

HELP ME!

Reporter: THE CALL

SET OFF A STRING OF RADIO

AND CELL PHONE ALERTS FOR

FIRST RESPONDERS IN THE

AREA.

ONE OF THEM, A VOLUNTEER

FIREFIGHTER, HAPPENED TO

LIVE JUST DOWN THE STREET.

WITHIN MINUTES HE WAS ABLE

TO JACK UP THE TRUCK AND

PULL SAM TO SAFETY.

SHORTLY AFTER, A LIFE

FLIGHT UNIT FROM

VANDERBILT UNIVERSITY

ARRIVED.

WHEN WE FIRST RECEIVED

THE CALL, ALL OF THE

INFORMATION WE HAD WAS WE

HAD A YOUNG MAN WHO HAD

BEEN TRAPPED UNDER A

VEHICLE FOR ABOUT 30

MINUTES.

OBVIOUSLY, WE PREPARED FOR

THE WORST, THINKING THIS

COULD BE SIGNIFICANT

INJURIES, ESPECIALLY

HAVING BEEN UNDER A HEAVY

VEHICLE FOR A CERTAIN

AMOUNT OF TIME.

MANY TIMES THE OUTCOME IS

NOT GOOD.

Reporter: DOCTORS

FEARED SAM HAD SEVERAL

INTERNAL INJURIES THAT

COULD CAUSE PERMANENT

DAMAGES.

IMMEDIATELY SAM AND HIS

FAMILY TURNED TO PRAYER.

I THINK THE BIGGEST ONE

IS GOD WOULD HAVE HIS WILL

AND WAY.

REGARDLESS OF THE OUTCOME,

I KNEW HE WOULD HAVE

CONTROL AND HE WOULD BRING

IT AROUND TO WHAT HE

WANTED IT TO BE.

THERE WAS LOTS OF FEAR AND

DISBELIEF THAT THIS IS MY

SON.

THIS IS SOMETHING THAT IS

HAPPENING TO OUR FAMILY.

Reporter: DOCTORS RAN

A BATTERY OF TESTS TO RULE

OUT ANY MAJOR INTERNAL

ORGAN DAMAGE, BUT ONLY

DISCOVERED A FEW BROKEN

RIBS AND BURNS.

THE VERY NEXT DAY SAM

WALKED OUT OF THE

HOSPITAL.

THE DOCTOR SAID HE

COULD NOT BELIEVE WITH THE

TRUCK FULLY ON HIM THAT

THERE WASN'T ANYMORE

SEVERE INJURIES THAN WHAT

HE HAD, AND THAT WE WERE

VERY BLESSED.

I KNEW HE HAD BEEN

PROTECTED, AND GOD HAD HIS

HANDS ON HIM.

Reporter: DOCTORS

TOLD THE FAMILY IF THINGS

DIDN'T HAPPEN THE WAY THEY

DID, SAM COULD HAVE LOST

HIS LIFE.

TO SEE HIM LEAVE THE

HOSPITAL IN A SHORT PERIOD

OF TIME, WAS MIRACULOUS.

THINGS COULD HAVE BEEN A

LOT WORSE HAD HE NOT BEEN

ABLE TO CALL 9-1-1.

HAD THE CAR COME DOWN

EVEN ANOTHER INCH AND

BROKEN MORE RIBS OR DONE

MORE DAMAGE TO HIS SPLEEN

OR BRUISED MORE LUNG

TISSUE -- ANY CHANGE IN

THE WAY THAT WENT DOWN, HE

MIGHT NOT BE WALKING NOW.

YOU CAN CALL IT DIVINE

INTERVENTION, BUT HE IS

HERE FOR A REASON.

Reporter: THE RAY

FAMILY GIVES GOD ALL OF

THE CREDIT.

GOD KIND OF HAS HIS

HAND IN EVERYTHING.

WHETHER PEOPLE CALL ME

LUCKY OR BLESSED, EITHER

WAY I KNOW IT IS GOD.

THEY CAN ARGUE AND SAY THE

PHONE DID THIS AND THE

PHONE DID THAT.

NO, THE PHONE DIDN'T DO

ANYTHING.

GOD DID IT.

THE POWER OF PRAYER, IT

WORKS.

SOMETIMES PEOPLE THINK

THEY'RE SPEAKING TO AIR,

BUT GOD IS THERE, AND HE

HEARS WHAT YOU'RE PRAYING.

NO MATTER HOW MANY TIMES

YOU PRAY, HE STILL HEARS

YOU.

Wendy: AND HE DID IN

THAT CASE.

I HAVE A NEW RESPECT FOR

SIRI, BUT SAM IS RIGHT, IT

WAS GOD.

WE HAVE ANOTHER ANSWER TO

PRAYER FROM CHRISTINE, AND

SHE HAS BEEN HAVING

SCIATIC PAIN IN HER LEFT

LEG FOR OVER A YEAR.

IT WAS A CONSTANT 24-HOUR

MISERY.

HE HAD NO HEALTH

INSURANCE, AND COULD NOT

AFFORD TO SEE THE DOCTOR

MORE THAN ONCE IN A WHILE.

ONE DAY HER HUSBAND CALLED

THE CBN PRAYER CENTER AND

ASKED FOR INTERCESSORY

PRAYER.

WITHIN TWO DAYS, SHE WOKE

UP AND REALIZED HER PAIN

WAS COMPLETELY GONE.

IF YOU HAVE A PRAYER NEED

TODAY, REALIZE GOD IS WITH

YOU AND HE STILL HEALS

TODAY.

WE HAVE A PHONE NUMBER YOU

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> STILL AHEAD, A FORMER

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ONE OF HER SIGNATURE

SKINNY SUPPERS -- SPOILER

ALERT, THERE IS GRITS --

PLUS SHE'LL TELL US HOW

SHE LOST 70 POUNDS, COMING

UP.

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> MILITANTS MURDERED

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EAST.

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THE MINISTRY IS IN

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PRAY FOR THESE WHO'S

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WENDY WILL BE BACK WITH

MORE OF "THE 700 CLUB"

RIGHT AFTER THIS.

Wendy: SHE LOVES TO

COOK AND SHE LOVES TO EAT,

BUT SHE DIDN'T LOVE THAT

EXTRA WEIGHT SHE PUT ON

AFTER MOTHERHOOD.

SO BROOK INVENTED

SOMETHING SHE CALLS SKINNY

SUPPERS.

TAKE A LOOK.

BROOK GRIFFIN IS A FORMER

NFL CHEERLEADER AND

FITNESS CHAMP, BUT AFTER

HER SON WAS BORN, BROOK

FOUND HERSELF FACING A

DIVORCE AND STRUGGLING TO

LOSE 70 POUNDS.

SO SHE STARTED A FITNESS

PLAN AND BLOGGED HER

JOURNEY BACK TO HEALTH.

ALONG THE WAY, SHE

FOUNDED skinnymom.com.

AND HER COOKBOOK, SKINNY

SUPPERS, SHE SHARES HER

RECIPES FOR WAIST-FRIENDLY

RECIPES.

Wendy: BROOK IS HERE

WITH YOU YOU YOU YO US.

YOU'RE A KENTUCKY GIRL?

I AM.

Wendy: AND I'M A WEST

VIRGINIA GIRL.

THAT'S WHY WE'RE GETTING

ALONG SO WELL.

YOU WERE USED TO STAYING

FIT.

YOU'RE OBVIOUSLY STILL IN

GREAT SHAPE, BUT WHAT

HAPPENED AFTER THE BIRTH

OF YOUR SON?

I FOUND MYSELF GOING

THROUGH A DIFFICULT PLACE.

I HAD LET MYSELF GO, AND I

WAS SUFFERING A LOT FROM

DEPRESSION AND ANXIETY,

WITH THE EXTRA WEIGHT.

Wendy: YOU WERE GOING

THROUGH A DIVORCE?

I WAS GOING THROUGH A

DIFFICULT TIME AND PUT ON

ALMOST 70 POUNDS.

SO I STARTED WORKING OUT,

AND I STARTED COOKING

HEALTHIER MEALS BECAUSE IT

IS REALLY ABOUT EATING

GOOD.

Wendy: HOW DID YOU

LOSE 70 POUNDS, THOUGH?

IT WAS EVERY DAY.

I LEANED ON MY FAITH.

I TRUSTED GOD AND I TRIED

TO WORK OUT EVERY DAY FROM

HOME.

AND THEN I COOKED HEALTHY

MEALS, SKINNY SUPPERS.

I TOOK A LOT OF FAMILY

RECIPES AND MADE THEM

SKINNY.

Wendy: BROOK, YOU'RE

A BIG FAN OF THE FAMILY

SITTING DOWN AND HAVING A

MEAL TOGETHER?

WHY IS THAT IMPORTANT TO

YOU?

GROW UP IN THE SOUTH,

THAT WAS A BIG PART OF OUR

LIFE.

WE WOULD CATCH UP ON OUR

DAY, AND WE WOULD LAUGH

AND TALK AND PRAY.

WHEN I HAD MY SON, I

WANTED HIM TO HAVE THE

SAME FAMILY VALUES AND

THESE MEMORIES.

Wendy: BROOK, YOU

STARTED A WEBSITE CALLED

skinnymom.com.

THAT'S WHERE MOMS GET

THE SKINNY ON HEALTHY

RECIPES.

Wendy: AND YOU HAVE

RECIPES, LIKE THE ONE

YOU'RE ABOUT TO FIX FOR

US, WHICH IS ONE OF MY

FAVORITES, WHICH IS SHRIMP

AND GRITS.

I THOUGHT THIS WOULD BE

HARD, BUT IT IS NOT.

TAKE IT AWAY.

WENDY, GROWING UP IN

THE SOUTH, YOU EAT GRITS

ALL OF THE TIME.

Wendy: GRITS ARE

STAPLE.

YES.

WE HAVE EQUAL PARTS OF LOW

SODIUM CHICKEN STOCK AND

LOW-FAT MILK.

BRING IT TO A BOIL, AND

THE GRITS ARE IN THERE.

AND WE ACTUALLY ALREADY

ADDED THE CHEESE, TOO.

THESE ARE ONLY GOING TO

TAKE ABOUT FIVE MINUTES.

NOW ON TO THE FUN PART,

WHICH WILL BE THE SHRIMP.

WE'RE GOING TO START WITH

ABOUT A POUND OF SHRIMP.

Wendy: AND THEY'RE

ALREADY PEELED.

AND NICE, MEDIUM-SIZED

SHRIMP.

AND WE'RE GOING TO ADD

THESE.

AND NOW THIS IS THE

SEASONING, OLD BAY.

WHO DON'T LOVE OLD BAY?

I'M GOING TO LET YOU SHAKE

THESE UP.

Wendy: OKAY.

AND THEN WE'VE ALREADY

GOT SOME OVER HERE THAT

ARE COOKING.

THEY WILL COOK OVER MEDIUM

TO HIGH HEAT.

GREEN UNION AND MINSED MINCED

GARLIC.

Wendy: IS THERE OLIVE

OIL IN THERE, TOO?

A LI LITTLE BIT OF VIRGIN

OLIVE OIL.

AND WE'RE GOING TO

TRANSFER THESE OVER TO THE

GRITS.

AND I'LL LET YOU COME IN

AND YOU CAN HELP ME TOP IT

OFF.

I LIKE TO ADD A LITTLE BIT

OF WHITE CHEDDAR CHEESE ON

TOP.

Wendy: ABSOLUTELY.

IT MAKES EVERYTHING

BETTER.

JUST A LITTLE, LIKE THAT?

YEAH, SPRINKLE IT RIGHT

ON TOP.

AND WE'LL FINNISH THE DISH FINISH IT OFF

WITH GREEN ONIONS.

AND YOU'RE GOING TO HAVE

THIS DONE IN ABOUT 15

MINUTES.

Wendy: I DON'T KNOW

ABOUT YOU, BUT I DIDN'T

HAVE BREAKFAST.

LET'S TRY IT.

YES.

AND I LIKE TO FINISH IT

OFF WITH SIDE DISHES.

THE GRITS ARE CHEESE SEE

AND CREAMY, AND A REALLY

GOOD FLAVOR.

Wendy: THESE ARE THE

BEST GRITS I'VE HAD.

A GREAT SIDE DISH IS

THESE ARE OUR ASPARAGUS

FRIES.

Wendy: NOT FRENCH

FRIES?

NOT FRENCH FRIES.

Wendy: AND OBVIOUSLY

A LOT HEALTHIER.

YES.

Wendy: H HOW DO THEY

TASTE?

GREAT.

AND THEY HAVE A GREAT

CRUNCH TO THEM.

THIS IS AN AOLI SAUCE, AND

THIS IS SKINNY AS WELL.

THIS PAIRS NICELY WITH

BOTH OF THESE MAIN DISH

OPTIONS.

THIS IS THE SKINNY

BROCCOLI SALAD.

Wendy: THIS LOOKS

FAMILIAR.

I'VE SEEN THIS AT FAMILY

EVENTS BEFORE.

YES.

THIS IS A LIGHTER VERSION

OF MY AUNT'S RECIPE.

THIS MADE ITS APPEARANCE

AT EVERY EVENT WE HAD

GROWING UP IN KENTUCKY.

SO THIS IS IN THE SKINNY

RECIPES.

Wendy: AND THIS IS A

RANCH DRESSING?

YES, A REDUCED-FALT

RANCH DRESSING.

FAT

RANCH DRESSING.

AND THESE ARE MINI ALOHA

SLIDERS.

THEY ARE BEEF SLIDERS WITH

A RED CABBAGE SLAW.

AND THESE ARE IN THE

COOKBOOK AS WELL.

Wendy: THE

PINEAPPLE -- I LOVE

PINEAPPLE.

AND MOST OF THE DISHES

IN THE BOOK, NOT ONLY DO

THEY TASTE GOOD, BUT

THEY'RE LESS THAN

300 CALORIES.

Wendy: AND THIS IS AN

ENTREE?

THIS IS AN ENTREE,

REALLY EASY.

IT IS LESS THAN

350 CALORIES.

THERE IS A LOT OF ONE-POT,

CASSEROLES -- I WANTED TO

MAKE A COOKBOOK THAT HAD

RECIPES WITH GREAT FLAVOR

BUT THAT WAS REALLY EASY

TO MAKE.

Wendy: TELL ME, HOW

DO YOU STAY LOOKING THE

WAY YOU DO RIGHT NOW?

THANK YOU.

IT IS ALL ABOUT BALANCE,

TRYING TO FIT IT IN.

I START EACH DAY WITH AN

INTENTION TO DO SOMETHING

ACTIVE, WHETHER IT IS 10

OR 15 MINUTES.

Wendy: WHAT ABOUT

SWEETS.

YOU'RE A SOUTHERN GIRL,

YOU'VE GOT TO LIKE SWEETS.

THIS COOKBOOK DOESN'T

HAVE SWEETS, BUT I

DEFINITELY HAVE A SWEET

TOOTH, TOO.

MY PHILOSOPHY IN EATING IS

ALL ABOUT BALANCE.

EVERYTHING IN MODERATION.

TREAT YOURSELF AND TAKE

CARE OF YOURSELF EVERY

DAY.

Wendy: WHAT'S IT LIKE

NOW BEING AN INSPIRATION

TO LITERALLY MILLIONS OF

WOMEN WHO ARE COMING TO

YOU FOR ADVICE, KNOWING

WHERE YOU COME FROM.

YOU CAME FROM FEELING,

LIKE YOU SAID, DEPRESSED

AND OVERWEIGHT, AND NOW

YOU'RE THE INSPIRATION.

SOMETHING THAT GOD GAVE

ME THIS OPPORTUNITY EVERY

DAY.

IT IS PRETTY INCREDIBLE.

BECAUSE, LIKE YOU SAID, I

COULD NEVER HAVE IMAGINED

THE PLACE THAT I WAS IN

FIVE YEARS AGO, TO SEE

WHAT HE COULD DO WITH MY

LIFE AT THIS POINT.

Wendy: AND YOU'RE

STILL A SINGLE MOM?

YES.

I AM.

Wendy: HOW OLD?

A FIVE-YEAR-OLD.

Wendy: AND THAT'S ONE

WAY TO KEEPING IN SHAPE.

MY SISTER SAID THAT WAS A

SECRET TO KEEPING IN

SHAPE.

YES.

YOU'RE AT THE PARK.

HE KEEPS ME YOUNG.

Wendy: BROOK, YOU'RE

AN INSPIRATION.

THERE ARE MANY MORE

MOUTH-WATERING MEALS IN

BROOK'S NEW BOOK CALLED

"SKINNY SUPPERS."

THANK YOU.

THANK YOU, WENDY.

Wendy: STILL AHEAD,

THE AMAZING STORY OF A

RISE OF A WORLD CLASS

CHESS CHAMPION FROM THE

MOST UNLIKELY PLACE ON

EARTH.

ONCE YOU MEET THE QUEEN OF

CATWAY, YOU'LL NEVER

FORGET HER.

SO STAY WITH US.

Wendy: WITH SHE WAS

BORN, HER PARENTS WERE

CONSUMED WITH GRIEF AND

GUILT.

EVEN WORSE, THEY FEARED

THAT THEIR BABY WAS SLOWLY

DYING AND THERE WAS

NOTHING THEY COULD DO TO

SAVE HIM.

Reporter:

SIX-MONTH-OLD SATASHA WAS

BORN WITH A CLEFT LIP AND

PALATE.

WE DIDN'T UNDERSTAND

WHY WE DIDN'T HAVE A

HEALTHY BABY, LIKE ALL OF

THE OTHER PARENTS.

WHEN WE GOT HOME, EVERYONE

KEPT ASKING ME WHAT I DID

TO HAVE A CHILD LIKE THIS.

Reporter: IT WAS

IMPOSSIBLE FOR SATASHA TO

DRINK HIS MOTHER'S MILK.

HE WAS HARDLY GAINING ANY

WEIGHT.

WE HAD TO FEED HIM

POWDERED MILK, BUT IT

OFTEN UPSET HIS STOMACH.

WE WANTED TO BUY HIM COW'S

MILK, BUT WE COULDN'T

AFFORD IT.

HE WAS GETTING VERY WEAK.

Reporter: AS A DAY

LABORER IN INDIA, HIS

FATHER COULDN'T PAY FOR

HIS TREATMENT.

THE GOVERNMENT WASN'T

GOING TO HELP US, AND WE

DIDN'T HAVE ANYONE ELSE TO

TURN TO FOR HIP.

Reporter: THEHELP.

Reporter: THEN A

LOCAL HOSPITAL FOUND OUT

ABOUT HIM, AND TOLD THEM

ABOUT CBN.

WE OFFERED TO HELP HIM.

AFTER THE OPERATION, HE

IS ABLE TO EAT WELL AND

SLEEP WELL, AND HE IS

GAINING WEIGHT.

I NEVER THOUGHT MY SON

WOULD HAVE A NORMAL LIP,

BUT YOU MADE IT POSSIBLE.

THE DOCTORS DID A GOOD

JOB.

WE ARE SO HAPPY.

Wendy: OH, WHAT A

PRECIOUS LITTLE SMILE ON

THAT BABY.

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> WELL, UP NEXT, THE

INSPIRING STORY OF A YOUNG

GIRL FROM THE SLUMS OF

UGANDA.

TO BE UGANDAN TO BE AN

UNDER DOG.

TO BE FROM KATHWAY, IS TO

BE AN UNDER DOG.

Wendy: LET ME ASK

YOU, WHAT IS YOUR FAVORITE

UNDER DOG STORY?

IS IT RUDY OR ROCKY?

NOW YOU'RE ABOUT TO SEE

ONE THAT OUTSHINES THEM

ALL.

IT BEGINS THOUSANDS OF

MILES AWAY IN THE LAST

PLACE YOU WOULD THINK TO

FIND A CHAMPION.

WE HAVE THE EXTRAORDINARY

STORY OF THE QUEEN THE

KATHWAY.

>

TO BE UG GAN DAN IS TO

BE AN UNDER DOG.

TO BE FROM KATHWAY IS TO

BE AN UNDER DOG IN UGANDA.

Reporter: LOCATED IN

THE SHADOWS OF THE EWIN NEPAL,

KATHWAY IS A SLUM.

NO ONE ELSE WANTED TO LIVE

THERE.

THE PLACE IS A LITERAL

SEWER.

CRIME IS RAMPANT, AS IS

DRUG USE AND PROSTITUTION.

HALF OF ALL TEENAGED WOMEN

ARE MOTHERS.

THEY SAY IF YOU ARE BORN

IN KATHWAY, YOU DIE IN

KATHWAY.

LIFE IN KATHWAY IS VERY

CHALLENGING.

BECAUSE THE PEOPLE WHO

ACTUALLY LIVE IN KATHWAY

ARE PEOPLE WHO HAVE NO

CHOICE.

IF THEY HAD A CHOICE, THEY

WOULDN'T BE IN KATHWAY.

IT'S THE ONLY AREA THAT

THEY CAN AFFORD TO BE IN.

SOMETIMES IT IS HARD TO

EXPLAIN HOW PEOPLE STAY

THERE.

Reporter: EVERY DAY

AT 6 a.m. ROBERT ARRIVES

HERE, A RUNDOWN STRUCTURE.

THE BUILDING IS CALLED

AGAPE CHURCH.

CONTENDE IS THE MINISTRY

DIRECTOR HERE.

I VERY MUCH BELIEVE

THAT EVERYONE LOVES TO

PLAY, FOR SURE, BUT MANY

TIMES PEOPLE ARE NOT GIVEN

AN OPPORTUNITY.

AND SOME OF THESE CHILDREN

ALWAYS DON'T HAVE A CHANCE

TO LIVE BECAUSE THEY ARE

ALREADY STRUGGLING TO

SURVIVE.

Reporter: SPORTS IS

HEAVY ON THE AGENDA HERE.

THE BOYS TAKE QUICKLY TO

SOCCER, AND DOZENS OF

CHILDREN SHOW UP EVERY

MORNING.

MANY OF THEM DON'T GO TO

SCHOOL.

SOME ARE ORPHANS, A FEW OR

HOMELESS, ALL LOOKING FOR

GUIDANCE IN THEIR OWN WAY.

SO WHEN THEY COME, THE

FIRST THING IS TO TRY TO

SHOW THAT YOU REALLY CARE

FOR THEM.

YOU ARE THERE FOR THEM.

YOU PLAY TOGETHER.

YOU ENCOURAGE THEM.

SO EVENTUALLY THEY GET TO

BOND WITH YOU, AND THEN

YOU'RE ABLE TO DIRECT THEM

TO SOME OF THE LENGTHS I

HAVE NEVER SEEN.

Reporter: WHILE

SOCCER IS POPULAR, THERE

ARE DRAWBACKS: IT CAN BE

FAST AND IT CAN BE

VIOLENT.

SO NOT EVERYONE JOINS IN.

ROBERT NOTICED THAT, AND

STARTED THINKING OF OTHER

WAYS TO GET EVERYONE

INVOLVED.

FINALLY HE THOUGHT OF A

BOARD GAME SO FOREIGN

THERE IS NOT EVEN A WORD

FOF IT IN HIS NATIVE

LANGUAGE.

ROBERT WAS GOING TO TEACH

THIS GAME TO A BUNCH OF

KIDS WHO DIDN'T EVEN KNOW

HOW TO READ.

WHATEVER YOU GO THROUGH

ON THAT BOARD, ACTUALLY IS

WHAT WE GO THROUGH IN OUR

DAILY LIFE.

IT REQUIRES OBJECTIVE

THINKING, CONCENTRATION,

TIME MANAGEMENT.

EVERYTHING THAT WE NEED IN

OUR LIFE.

Reporter: AND ONE

DAY, WHILE TALKING TO SLUM

KIDS ABOUT PAWNS AND ROOKS

AND KINGS, ROBERT NOTICED

SOMETHING: A 9-YEAR-OLD

GIRL IN A WINDOW.

I TOOK HER IN LIKE ANY

OTHER CHILD.

IN FACT, WHEN SHE CAME, MY

FIRST QUESTION WAS: HOW

WILL SHE FEEL AT HOME?

Reporter: THE TRUTH

IS, NO ONE KNOWS HOW OLD

SHE WAS.

WE KNOW SHE WAS BORN IN

KATHWAY.

WE KNOW HER FATHER DIED

WHEN SHE WAS ABOUT THREE,

POSSIBLY DUE TO AIDS.

WE KNOW WHEN SHE FIRST

APPEARED IN THE WINDOW,

SHE HAD JUST WALKED

SEVERAL MILES AND WAS ONLY

LOOKING FOR SOMETHING TO

EAT.

AT THAT I'M, I WAS

VERY, VERY HUNGRY.

AND MY BROTHER CAME AND

TOLD ME ABOUT THE PROGRAM

THEY HAD.

I WANTED TO GET HIM IN.

Reporter: CHESS ISN'T

AN EASY GAME TO PICK UP,

AND WHEN FIONA FIRST

STARTED PLAYING, SHE LOST,

A LOT.

BUT SHE STILL KEPT

PLAYING.

THERE WAS A BOY WHO

USED TO BEAT ME EVERY DAY.

SO ONE TIME I WENT AND

LEARNED HOW TO PLAY.

I WENT BACK AND PLAYED

THIS BOY.

AND THAT'S WHEN I SAID, I

HAVE TO BEAT EVERYBODY.

AND WITHIN THAT SHORT

TIME OF BEING IN THE

PROGRAM, I REALIZED THERE

IS SOMETHING SPECIAL WITH

THIS GIRL.

YOU COULD TEACH HER

SOMETHING, AND SHE COULD

EASILY PICK IT UP.

Reporter: WHAT MAKES

FIONA GREAT, THOUGH, IS

SHE HAS SOMETHING THAT

CAN'T BE TAUGHT: IT'S AN

INSTINCT.

THE ABILITY TO SEE THE

RIGHT MOVE, MANY MOVES IN

ADVANCE, KNOWING THAT THE

WRONG MOVE COULD MEAN

DEATH.

THAT'S A LESSON SHE

LEARNED GROWING UP IN

KATHWAY.

SOMETIMES THE

INVOLVEMENT TEACHES THEM

DIFFERENT THINGS.

IT IS SURVIVAL OF THE

FITTEST.

SO IT WAS JUST TO CALM HER

DOWN.

YOU NEED TO PLAN WELL, GET

YOUR PIECES READY FOR THAT

ATTACK.

Reporter: WITHIN A

YEAR, FIONA WAS BEATING

THE BOYS AT AGAPE CHURCH,

INCLUDING COACH ROBERT.

SOON SHE WAS VISITING

BOARDING SCHOOLS AND

BEATING THE KIDS THERE,

AND THEN SHE PLAYED

UNIVERSITY STUDENTS, AND

BEAT THEM, TOO.

IN 2007, SHE WON THE

JUNIOR CHAMPIONSHIPS AND

THE NATIONAL CHAMPIONSHIPS

JUST A FEW YEARS AFTER

THAT.

* WE SHALL LIVE TOGETHER

* WE SHALL LIVE TOGETHER

SOME DAY *

Reporter: FIONA IS A

CHRISTIAN.

THE SKILL SHE LEARNED IS

ONE THAT HELPED HER

SURVIVE IN KATHWAY.

WHEN I WENT TO THIS

PROGRAM, I STAYED THERE

AND I LISTENED TO THE

STORIES.

IT WAS SO INTERESTING, SO

I KEPT HEARING MANY

DIFFERENT STORIES.

Reporter: IN 2010,

14-YEAR-OLD FIONA FLEW TO

SIBERIA WITH UGANDA'S

NATIONAL TEAM.

IT MARKED ONLY THE SECOND

TIME SHE HAD LEFT THE

COUNTRY, AND IT BECAME THE

FIRST TIME THE WORLD LAID

ITS EYES ON THE YOUNG

CHESS PRODIGY.

BEFORE I THOUGHT

EVERYONE LIVED THAT KIND

OF LIFE.

Reporter: THE MORNING

WHEN BEFORE SHE FLEW BACK

TO UGANDA, FIONA FLEW BACK

TO A HERO'S WELCOME.

AND SOON THEY CAME, THE

WRITERS AND THE REPORTERS.

THERE IS A BOOK ABOUT HER

LIFE.

SHE HAS TOURED AMERICA,

SPOKEN TO THE BILL AND

MELINDA GATES' FOUNDATION.

DISNEY IS MAKING A MOVIE

ABOUT HER LIFE.

HER FUTURE IS BRIGHT.

SOMETIMES I FEEL LIKE

IT OVERWHELMS ME.

Reporter: CHESS IS

HER TICKET OUT FROM THE

SLUMS, FROM THE 10 BY 10

HUT SHE CALLS HOME THAT

SHE SHARES WITH HER MOTHER

AND SIBLINGS.

AND IF SHE CAN ESCAPE, SHE

CAN LEAD OTHERS TO FOLLOW

HER PATH.

I FEEL SHE IS A SOURCE

OF HOPE.

MANY CHILDREN GO THROUGH

THE SAME LIFE SHE HAS

BEEN.

BUT I THINK SEEING HER

BREAKING THAT CHAIN, I

THINK IT IS MORE LIKE AN

INSPIRATIONAL STORY FOR

THEM.

I ALWAYS ENCOURAGE THE

CHILDREN.

I TOLD THEM NEVER GIVE UP.

WITH GOD EVERYTHING IS

POSSIBLE.

THE SKY'S THE LIMIT.

Reporter: TO BE

AFRICA CAN IS TO AN UNDER

DOG IN THE WORLD.

TO BE EWIN UGANDAN IS TO BE AN

UNDER DOG.

AND TO BE A GIRL IS TO BE

AN UNDER DOG IN KATHWAY.

AND YET IN KATHWAY, THE

UNLIKEST QUEEN STANDS

TALL.

Wendy: IF YOU WOULD

LIKE TO LEARN MORE ABOUT

FIONA, YOU CAN PICK UP HER

BOOK.

IT IS CALLED "THE QUEEN OF

KATHWAY."

AND SPORTS OUTREACH HAS

BROKEN GROUND ON A BRAND

NEW MINISTRY CENTER IN

UGANDA.

AND YOU CAN FIND OUT MORE

ABOUT SPORTS OUTREACH BY

GOING TO OUR WEBSITE AT

cbnnews.com.

WE'LL BE BACK WITH MORE OF

"THE 700 CLUB" RIGHT AFTER

THIS.

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WE LEAVE YOU WITH ACTS 20:

35: "REMEMBER THE WORDS OF

THE LORD JESUS, HE SAID IT

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THAN TO RECEIVE."

FROM ALL OF US HERE, GOD

BLESS YOU.

WE'LL SEE YOU TOMORROW.

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