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PAYE THANKS FOR JOINING US

FOR CBN "NEWSWATCH."

I'M CHARLENE AARON.

ACTIVITY ON THE KOREAN

PENINSULA CONTINUES TO

TROUBLE THE WORLD.

WORLD LEADERS ARE

CONDEMNING NORTH KOREA

AFTER ITS BIGGEST TEST, AS

SOUTH KOREA FLEXES ITS

MUSCLES, AND THE NORTH

PLANS ANOTHER MISSILE

TEST.

Reporter: IT COULD

GET WORSE.

SOUTH KOREA BELIEVES THE

NORTH IS PLANNING ANOTHER

MISSILE LAUNCH WITHIN A

FEW DAYS.

THE TEST LAUNCH OF WHAT

SOME SUSPECT WILL BE AN

INTERCONTINENTAL BALLISTIC

MISSILE CAPABLE OF HITTING

THE UNITED STATES COULD

COME THIS SATURDAY.

THAT IS THE ANNIVERSARY OF

KIM JONG-UN'S FOUNDING.

THE STAKES COULD NOT BE

HIGHER.

THE URGENCY IS NOW.

Reporter: AND AT A

SPECIAL MEETING OF THE

U.N. SECURITY COUNCIL ON

MONDAY, THE U.S. REPEATED

THEIR WARNING TO NORTH

KOREA.

KIM JONG-UN SHOWS NO

SUCH UNDERSTANDING.

HIS ABUSIVE USE OF

MISSILES AND HIS THREATS

SHOW HE IS BEGGING FOR

WAR.

Reporter: JAPAN,

WHICH HAD A NORTH KOREAN

MISSILE FLY THROUGH ITS

AIR SPACE, TOLD THE

SECURITY COUNCIL SOMETHING

MUST BE DONE.

THE SECURITY COUNCIL

MUST ACT TO STOP CAREER

FROM CONTINUING DOWN THIS

ROAD.

Reporter: THERE IS A

SHOW OF STREN AFTER THE

NORTH CONDUCTED ITS

BIGGEST TEST OF A HYDROGEN

BOMB.

THEY STRONGLY WARNED THE

NORTH OVER THE RECENT

DETONATION.

CHINA HAS BEGUN NUCLEAR

RADIATION EMERGENCY DRILLS

ALONG ITS BORDER WITH

NORTH KOREA.

PRESIDENT TRUMP ASKED IN

WASHINGTON IF HE WOULD

ATTACK NORTH KOREA, HE

SAID, "WE'LL SEE."

ALL HAVE CONDEMNED NORTH

KOREA.

THE PATH UNDERTAKEN BY

NORTH KOREA IS DANGEROUS,

IRRESPONSIBLE AND ILLEGAL.

THEY'RE FLAG WITH FIRE,

AND THE FLAMES COULD

RAPIDLY SPREAD TO THE

ENTIRE REGION AND THE

WHOLE WORLD.

Reporter: NEW U.S.

MILITARY ACTION APPEARS

IMMINENT.

AND THE TRUMP

ADMINISTRATION IS LOOKING

FOR PENALTIES AGAINST

NATIONS THAT DO BUSINESS

WITH NORTH KOREA.

DALE HURD, CBN NEWS.

Charlene: THE WORST

ISN'T OVER FOR MANY TEXANS

FROM NORTH HUES.

OFFICIALS HAVE RELEASED

MORE DAMS IN THE AREA,

BRINGING MORE FLOODING.

ERIC GONZALES SHOWS US THE

NEW DAMAGE IT WILL LEAVE

BEHIND.

Reporter: WE'RE IN

WEST HOUSTON, ABOUT A MILE

OR SO AWAY FROM WHERE THE

RELEASES TOOK PLACE.

YOU CAN SEE THE DAMAGE

THAT WAS LEFT BEHIND.

THIS IS PRETTY MUCH THE

ONLY WAY YOU CAN GET

AROUND IN THE NEIGHBORHOOD

IN HOUSTON.

IT IS ABOUT FIVE TO SIX

FEET OF WATER THAT IS

GRADUALLY GOING DOWN, BUT

THE RESULTS INSIDE MANY OF

THESE HOMES IS

CATASTROPHIC.

IT HAS COMPLETELY WIPED

OUT EVERYTHING.

EVERYTHING IS WITHIN AT

LEAST TWO FEET OF WATER.

ALL OF THE FURNITURE IS

GONE, APPLIANCES AND

EVERYTHING.

Reporter: ENGINEERS

TELL CBN NEWS THAT THE

RUSH IS ON FO HUNDREDS OF

THOUSANDS TO GET AS MUCH

AS POSSIBLE OUT OF THEIR

WATER-SOAKED HOMES,

BECAUSE OVER THE NEXT TWO

DAYS, WATER HAS TO BE

RELEASED FROM TWO NEARBY

DAMS.

THE DAMS ARE SHOWING THEIR

AGE AND COULD GIVE WAY IF

MORE WATER IS NOT RELEASED

TO EASE THE PRESSURE ON

THEM.

MEANWHILE, PEOPLE HAVE

BEEN GOING THROUGH THEIR

HOMES AND TAKING STOCK OF

THE DAMAGES.

WE'VE LOST A LOT.

A LOT.

BUT IT IS JUST WORLDLY

POSESSIONS.

Reporter: THEY ARE

JUST GRATEFUL FOR PEOPLE

WHO HAVE SHOWED UP AT

THEIR HOME TO RIP OUT THE

DRYWALL.

THERE IS SO MUCH BEAUTY

THE LORD IS BRINGING OUT

OF IT.

IT IS ALMOST WORTH IT ALL,

BECAUSE IT IS REALLY WHAT

IT IS ALL ABOUT, THE BLOOD

OF CHRIST BEING TOGETHER.

WE'RE TRULY BLESSED TO

HAVE SOME FRIENDS WHO HAVE

A HOUSE AND SAID, WHO

ALLOWED US TO BE THERE,

AND SAID, DON'T WORRY

ABOUT IT.

JUST GET YOUR STUFF.

Reporter: IN

ROCKPORT, ALONG THE TEXAS

COASTLINE, "OPERATION

BLESSING" IS PROVIDING

PEOPLE WITH IMPORTANT

SUPPLIES THEY NEED, ALONG

WITH EMOTIONAL SUPPORT.

YOU HAVE TO FILL THIS

OUT FRONT AND BACK.

Reporter: WORKING

SIDE BY SIDE WITH FEMA

CREWS, "OPERATION

BLESSING" VOLUNTEERS

HELPED CLEAN UP WHAT

HURRICANE HARVEY LEFT

BEHIND.

I FELT REAL BAD, SO I

CAME OUT HERE TO HELP OUT

AND DO MY PART, HELPING

OUT WITH SOMETHING.

A LITTLE SOMETHING, BUT

SOMETHING.

Reporter: BUT THROUGH

IT ALL, TEXANS ARE STRONG,

RESILIENT, AND KNOW GOD

WILL BRING A BRIGHTER

TOMORROW.

YOU'RE OUT THERE

HELPING MORE PEOPLE, AND

"OPERATION BLESSING,"

YOU'RE THE ONLY PEOPLE

I'VE SEEN OUT HERE HELPING

RIGHT NOW.

"OPERATION BLESSING,", THE

WORD "BLESSING," YOU ARE A

BLESSING TO US HERE IN

THIS COMMUNITY.

Charlene: HURRICANE

IRMA COULD BE ON A

COLLISION COURSE WITH THE

U.S.

IT GREW INTO A POWE POWERFUL

CATEGORY 4 STORM.

IT COULD HIT SOUTHERN

FLORIDA BY SATURDAY.

PEOPLE ARE STOCKING UP ON

WATER, BATTERIES, AND

LANTERNS.

THE STORM HAD MAXIMUM

WINDS OF 140 MILES PER

HOUR.

ADDITIONAL STRENGTHENING

WAS EXPECTED.

A STATE OF EMERGENCY HAS

BEEN DECLARED IN PUERTO

RICO, THE VIRGIN ISLANDS.

> ACROSS THE COUNTRY,

DREAMERS ARE THE PEOPLE

WHO CAME TO THE U.S.

ILLEGALLY.

DACA ALLOWS THEM TO WORK

AND GO TO SCHOOL IN THE

U.S.

THE PRESIDENT IS EXPECTED

TO ANNOUNCE TODAY HE IS

PHASING OUT THE PROGRAM

OVER THE NEXT SIX MONTHS.

SOME ON HIS EVANGELICAL

ADVISORY BOARD ARE ASKING

HIM TO PROTECT THE DREAMER

MES.

JENSEN FRANKLIN AND OTHERS

PLEADED WITH THE PRESIDENT

TO PRESERVE DACA LAST WEEK

IN THE OVAL OFFICE.

CONGRESS IS BACK IN

SESSION AFTER A FIVE-WEEK

RECESS, BUT THERE IS

GROWING PRESSURE AS

LEGISLATIVE DEADLINES

IMMEDIATELY APPROACH.

THE IMMEDIATE ITEM IS

SENDING BILLIONS FOR

HURRICANE HARVEY RELIEF,

BUT CONGRESS HAS TO

INCREASE THE DEBT CEILING

BY THE END OF THE MONTH.

AND IT IS NOW UP TO

CONGRESS TO COME UP WITH

LEGISLATION TO HELP THE

DREAMERS.

> IT IS A NEW MEDICAL

BREAKTHROUGH SO

CONTROVERSIAL, IT IS SEEN

AS BOTH AN ANSWER TO

PRAYER AND A POTENTIALLY

FRIGHTENING PERVERSION OF

THE HUMAN RACE.

LORIE JOHNSON EXPLAINS HOW

EDITING HUMAN GENES TO GET

RID OF SICKNESS SOUNDS

LIKE A GOOD IDEA, BUT IT

RAISES CONCERNS IT COULD

LEAD TO A BRAVE NEW WORLD

OF DESIGNER BABIES.

Lorie: MANY OF US

KNOW SOMEONE WHO INHERITED

A GENE THAT CAUSED THEM TO

GET A TERRIBLE DISEASE,

LIKE ALZHEIMER'S OR

CANCER.

NOW SCIENTISTS SAY THEY

HAVE DEVELOPED A TECHNIQUE

TO GET RID OF THOSE

PROBLEM GENES, AND,

THEREFORE, THE DISEASES

THEY CAUSE.

IT'S CALLED "GENE

EDITING."

AS THE NAME SUGGESTS,

SCIENTISTS REMOVE THE BAD

GENE AND REPLACE IT WITH A

HEALTHY ONE.

THEY DID THIS IN AN OREGON

LAB BY RELEASING A GENE IN

A HUMAN EMBRYO THAT CAUSED

A POTENTIALLY DEADLY HEART

CONDITION.

THE EMBRYO WAS LATER

DESTROYED.

SCIENTISTS SAY GENE

EDITING WILL ALLOW THEM TO

PREVENT A WHOLE HOST OF

OTHER INHERITED DISEASES,

BUT SOME DON'T LIKE THE

WAY THE PROCESS IS BEING

TESTED.

THE CONCERN HERE IS

THAT WHAT THEY DID IS

AFFECTIVELY KILL THE

NUMBER OF EMBRYOS IN ORDER

TO GET THE GENETIC CHANGE

THAT THEY WANT.

AND WE BELIEVE THAT THAT

COULD HAVE BEEN DONE LATER

AND THE PROCESS TO

ACTUALLY TREAT EVEN THE

UNBORN CHILD OR A CHILD

WITH THAT DISEASE.

Lorie: ANOTHER WORRY

IS THAT THIS COULD LEAD TO

THE CREATION OF SO-CALLED

DESIGNER BABIES, WHERE

SCIENTISTS ALTER AN

EMBRYO'S GENETICS NOT TO

SAVE A LIFE OR PREVENT A

DISEASE, BUT TO MAKE THE

PERSON BETTER LOOKING,

BETTER IN SPORTS AND

SCHOOL.

WITH THIS TECHNOLOGY,

WE'RE TALKING ABOUT

ALTERING LIFE, AND

ALTERING THE GERM LINE

HEREDITY OF PEOPLE, AND

THAT CREATES A LOT OF

CONCERNS FOR US AND A LOT

OF OTHER PEOPLE.

Lorie: MANY IN THE

SCIENTIFIC COMMUNITY SHARE

THAT CONCERN.

SCIENTISTS WHO GATHERED

FROM AROUND THE WORLD IN

WASHINGTON, D.C. LAST YEAR

SAID GENE EDITING SHOULD

ONLY BE USED TO SAVE LIVES

AND ALLEVIATE SUFFERING.

PEOPLE START TALKING

ABOUT EYE COLOR, HAIR

COLOR, AND SOMETIMES THEY

TALK ABOUT THINGS LIKE

MEMORY ENHANCEMENT OR

MUSCLE MASS, AND THINGS

LIKE THAT, AND I THINK WE

NEED TO BE CAREFUL ABOUT

THAT, BECAUSE, QUITE

FRANKLY, SOME OF THAT

INVOLVES SOME VERY, VERY

COMPLETED SCIENCE, AND AT

LEAST FOR NOW, THAT'S NOT

THE GAME.

IT IS DIFFICULT TO

PREVENT THOSE EXPERIMENTS

FROM HAPPENING.

BUT THE COMMUNITY HAS SET

CLEAR GUIDELINES ABOUT

WHAT WOULD BE AN

ACCEPTABLE EXPERIMENT AND

WHAT WOULD BE AN

UNACCEPTABLE EXPERIMENT.

AND NOT THOSE PERFORMING

UNACCEPTABLE EXPERIMENTS

GET AWAY WITHOUT SOME

PUNISHING.

Lorie: NOW MAY BE THE

IDEAL TIME TO DISCUSS ALL

OF THE POSSIBLE

CONSEQUENSES OF THIS NEW

TECHNOLOGY AS WELL AS WAYS

TO CONTROL IT.

LORIE JOHNSON, CBN NEWS.

Charlene: COMING UP,

THE TRUMP ADMINISTRATION

IS TAKING ON THE

ISRAELI-PALESTINIAN PEACE

PROCESS.

THIS GROUP OF CONGRESSMEN

WANT TO BE SURE THEY'RE

TAKING THE RIGHT APPROACH.

PAPER

Charlene: THE U.S.

AMBASSADOR TO ISRAEL

RAISED SOME HACK KELELS IN A

RECENT INTERVIEW WITH THE

JERUSALEM POST.

DAVID FRIEDMAN SAID

PRESIDENT TRUMP WILL MOVE

THE U.S. EMBASSY TO

JERUSALEM AT THE RIGHT

TIME.

IT IS SOMETHING WE THINK

ABOUT ALL OF THE TIME, HE

SAID.

HE ALSO DESCRIBED THE

RELATIONSHIP BETWEEN

PRESIDENT TRUMP AND

BENJAMIN NETANYAHU AS

PHENOMENAL.

WELL, PRESIDENT TRUMP IS

PRESSING AHEAD WITH THE

ISRAELI-PALESTINIAN PEACE

PROCESS, BUT RECENTLY A

GROUP OF U.S. CONGRESSMEN

VISITING ISRAEL SAID THE

SITUATION ON THE GROUND IS

NOT WHAT IT SEEMS.

Reporter: ISRAELI

PRIME MINISTER BENJAMIN

NETANYAHU MET WITH TRUMP

ADVISORS JARED KUSHNER AND

JASON GREENBLATT IN TEL

AVIV.

WE HAVE A LOT OF THINGS

TO TALK ABOUT.

HOW TO ADVANCE PEACE,

STABILITY, AND SECURITY IN

OUR REGION, AND

PROSPERITY, AND I THINK

ALL OF THEM ARE WITHIN OUR

REACH.

THE PRESIDENT IS VERY

COMMITTED TO ACHIEVING A

SOLUTION HERE THAT WILL BE

ABLE TO BRING PROSPERITY

AND PEACE TO ALL PEOPLE IN

THIS AREA.

Reporter: WELL

NETANYAHU'S OFFICE

DESCRIBED THE TALKS AS

CONSTRUCTIVE AND

SUBSTANTIVE, U.S.

CONGRESSMAN MAC THORNBERRY

TOLD CBN NEWS THE U.S. MAY

NEED TO RE-THINK THE

SOLUTION.

THE KEY FUNDAMENTAL

POINT IS WHAT WE HAVE

ALWAYS BELIEVED, THAT

THERE HAS TO BE A

TWO-STATE SOLUTION, AND

ISRAEL CAN BE MORE SECURE

IF IT TRADES OFF SOME LAND

THAT WOULD BECOME A

PALESTINIAN STATE -- THOSE

ASSUMPTIONS ARE REALLY IN

DOUBT, BEING QUESTIONED.

AND SOME OF THE QUESTIONS

ARE: WHAT IS IN THE BEST

INTERESTS OF THE PEOPLE?

Reporter: PROTESTING

PALESTINIANS EXPRESS THEIR

DISPLEASURE AHEAD OF THE

PRESIDENT'S MEETING WITH

MAHMOUD ABBAS.

THIS ADMINISTRATION HAS

PROVIDED NO PRESSURE ON

ISRAEL --

Reporter: JEWISH

COMMUNITIES IN JUDEA AND

SAMARIA REMAIN ONE OF THE

THORNIEST ISSUES IN THE

ISRAELI-PALESTINIAN

DISPUTE.

SENATOR LANGFORD TOLD CBN

NEWS THAT WORLDWIDE

PERCEPTION OF GROWTH IN

THE REGION IS INACCURATE.

A LOT OF THE GROWTH IS

POPULATION GROWTH.

WHAT SOME PEOPLE CALL

SETTLEMENTS IS JUST NEW

PEOPLE BEING BORN AND NEW

HOUSES BEING BUILT.

THERE IS A LOT OF NEW

NEIGHBORHOODS COMING UP

AND EXPANSION OF

NEIGHBORHOODS JUST TO

SUPPORT THE POPULATION OF

SO MANY JEWS MOVING AROUND

THE WORLD TO ISRAEL, AS

WELL AS THOSE BORN HERE,

NEEDING NEW PLACES.

Reporter: AND

LANGFORD SAYS THERE IS

MORE THAT YOU DON'T SEE IN

THE MEDIA.

IN A COUPLE OF YEARS

SINCE I'VE BEEN IN THE

SAMARIA AREA, THERE HAS

BEEN A TREMENDOUS AMOUNT

OF GROWTH IN FACTORIES,

AND DEVELOPMENT.

Reporter: THORNBERRY

HOPES THERE IS CHANGE

AHEAD.

IF WE'RE CREATIVE AND

THINK OUTSIDE OF THE BOX,

THAT THERE ARE NEW

POSSIBILITIES, THAT IS IN

EVERYBODY'S BEST INTEREST,

ESPECIALLY THE PEOPLE WHO

LIVE IN ISRAEL AND IN THE

WEST BANK AREA.

Reporter: BOTH

CONGRESSMEN MADE IT CLEAR

IT IS ULTIMATELY UP TO THE

ISRAELIS AND PALESTINIANS

TO MAKE PEACE, NOT THE

U.S.

JULIE STAAL, CBN NEWS,

JERUSALEM.

Charlene: UP

NEXT...THE PROGRAM THAT

TAKES AT-RISK MEN OFF THE

STREETS AND PUTS THEM IN

THE GYM.

NOW, INSTEAD OF GOING TO

JAIL, THEY'RE BUILDING A

BUSINESS AND A FUTURE.

Charlene: IN BOSTON

ALONE, MORE THAN 50% OF

THE CITY'S SHOOTINGS CAN

BE TRACED TO JUST 1% OF

THE YOUNG PEOPLE WHO LIVE

THERE.

SEGREGATION AND ISOLATION

OFTEN PUSH THESE TEENAGERS

TO VIOLENCE.

A FEW YEARS AGO, A TEAM OF

TRAINERS BEGAN USING

WEIGHTLIFTING TO GIVE

VIOLENT OFFENDERS A SECOND

CHANCE.

CAITLIN BURKE BRINGS US

THE RESULTS.

KEEP YOUR CHEST TALL

AND STOMACH TIGHT.

Reporter: PERSONAL

TRAINERS HERE ARE

CONSIDERED SOME OF THE

BEST IN BOSTON.

TRAINED BY WORLD-CLASS

INSTRUCTORS, THEY'RE

SOUGHT OUT BY SOME OF THE

CITY'S TOP BUSINESSMEN AND

WOMEN.

THIS CAREER ISN'T THE ONE

THEY ANTICIPATED, BUT AS

WE FOUND OUT, IT IS A JOB

THAT IS SAVING THEIR

LIVES.

JUST ABOUT ALL OF THE

TRAINERS HERE AT INNER

CITY WEIGHTLIFTING HAVE

SPENT SIGNIFICANT TIME

BEHIND BARS.

NOW THEY HAVE A WAY TO GET

OUT OF THE CYCLE THAT KEPT

PUTTING THEM BACK IN JAIL.

I'VE BEEN IN JAIL A FEW

TIMES.

I'VE BEEN ARRESTED FOR A

LOT OF THINGS.

THE LAST TIME I DID TIME

WAS 2013.

THAT WAS MY LAST CASE.

Reporter: AT THE RIPE

YOUNG AGE OF 31, CARLOS

HAS BEEN SHOT, SEEN

FRIENDS DIE, AND BEEN

ARRESTED FOR THINGS HE HAS

DONE AND THINGS HE HASN'T.

HE SAYS THE VIOLENCE FROM

HIS OLD LIFE WASN'T AS

MUCH OF A CHOICE AS IT WAS

SURVIVAL.

PUTTING A GUN ON YOUR

HIP IS A PART OF YOUR --

HOW SHALL I SAY -- YOUR

OUTFIT, YOU KNOW WHAT I

MEAN?

IT IS NOT LIKE A PERSON IS

WAKING UP SAYING, I'M

GOING TO GO OUT AND SHOOT

SOMEBODY.

BUT IT IS KILL OR BE

KILLED OUT THERE.

Reporter: WHEN IT

COMES TO GETTING OFF THE

STREETS, PLENTY OF

PROGRAMS OFFER HELP, BUT

NOT A REAL WAY OUT.

THIS IS WHAT WE KNOW.

THAT'S OUR JOB.

THAT'S OUR HOME ALL IN

ONE.

YOU KNOW WHAT I MEAN?

SO WE DECIDE WE'VE GOT TO

GET IT THE WAY WE'VE GOT

TO GET IT.

THEY HAVE TO WORRY

ABOUT FOOD, THEY HAVE TO

WORRY ABOUT CLOTHES, AND

THEY HAVE TO WORRY ABOUT

IT FROM AS YOUNG AN AGE AS

THEY CAN UNDERSTAND THE

CONCEPT.

Reporter: HE HAS A

PASSION FOR DISRUPTING THE

SYSTEM THAT LEMON SAYS

ALMOST DESTROYED HIM.

IN 2010, FEINMAN STARTED

INNER CITY WEIGHTLIFTING,

AND ONE EARLY DECISION WAS

HOW TO RECONCILE PEOPLE

THROUGH WEIGHT TRAINING

WITH THE REALITY ON THE

STREETS.

ME BEING FROM

MASSACHUSETTS, I THOUGHT

WEIGHT TRAINING COULD GET

GUYS INTO THE OLYMPICS AND

GET THEM COLLEGE

SCHOLARSHIPS, AND WE

REALIZED EARLY ON, MOST OF

THE STUDENTS WE'VE BEEN

WORKING WITH HAVE BEEN

SHOT, AND THEY ARE COMING

FROM FAMILIES THAT MAKE

LESS THAN $10,000 A YEAR.

THE IDEA OF SHOWING UP AT

3:00 TO WORK OUT TOGETHER,

COOL DOWN, STUDY FOR

HOMEWORK TOGETHER, WHEN

MOST OF THE GUYS END UP

BEING EXPELLED FROM SCHOOL

OR DROP OUT FOR SAFETY

REASONS IS RIDICULOUS.

IT WOULD HAVE EXCLUDED THE

POPULATION OF YOUNG PEOPLE

WE'RE TRYING TO WORK WITH.

Reporter: STILL, THE

I.C.W. TEAM WORKED

FORWARD, KNOWING THEY

STILL HAD A LOT TO LEARN.

THE ONLY WAY TO MAKE

THIS MODEL LEARN IS TO

LISTEN.

AND NOT TO TRY TO SOLVE

EVERY PROBLEM, BUT INSTEAD

JUST TO RESPECT THE

CHALLENGES OUR STUDENTS

ARE GOING THROUGH, AND,

MOST IMPORTANT, BE THERE

BY THEIR SIDE.

Reporter: BY

LISTENING, THEY DISCOVERED

WAYS TO IMPROVE THEIR

PROGRAM.

FIRST, THEY LEARNED PEOPLE

WANTED A TRUE SENSE OF

COMMUNITY.

SECOND, MANY PEOPLE ON THE

STREETS LACK HOPE.

FOR MOST OF OUR

STUDENTS, THEIR SIX-MONTH

OUTLOOK ON LIFE IS DEATH

OR JAIL.

Reporter: THIS IS

WHERE WEIGHT TRAINING

MAKES THE DIFFERENCE.

NOT ONLY DOES IT OFFER

COMMUNITY, I.C.W. PROVIDES

A CAREER TRACK IN PERSONAL

TRAINING.

WHILE IT DOES CREATE AN

INCOME, BUT MOST IMPORTANT

IT CREATES A SOCIAL

NETWORK.

IT IS CREATING A STAFF

NETWORK FOR OUR STUDENTS

TO LEAN ON.

AND MOST IMPORTANT IS

GIVING PEOPLE AN

OPPORTUNITY TO SEE OUR

STUDENTS FOR WHO THEY ARE

AS PEOPLE, NOT AS A

STATISTIC ON A PIECE OF

PEOPLE.

IF YOU SEE ME RUNNING

FROM THIS SQUARE TO HERE,

YOU KNOW THAT I'M RUNNING

TO THE GYM.

I DON'T WANT YOU TO SEE A

KID THAT LOOKS LIKE ME, HE

IS RUNNING, AND YOU

AUTOMATICALLY THINK HE IS

COMING TO ROB YOU OR HE IS

RUNNING FROM THE COPS.

Reporter: IN 2016,

NEARLY 400 I.C.W. CLIENTS

TRAINED WITH A STUDENT

TRAINER.

WHILE SARAH ORIGINALLY

CAME FOR A WORKOUT, SHE

TOLD US HOW HER PERCEPTION

OF THE WORLD CHANGED.

I'M HERE GETTING AN

AWESOME WORKOUT AND MY

TRAINER IS AWESOME, BUT

THEY'RE GETTING A CR CAREER

AND ENTRY POINT.

IT IS A LIFE-CHANGING

WORKOUT.

Reporter: THAT MOVED

SARAH TO BRING HER NETWORK

TO HELP.

I'VE HIRED ERIC TO DO

WORKOUTS WITH OUR

CORPORATE BUSINESS PEOPLE.

Reporter: AND

OPPORTUNITIES BECOME

ENDLESS.

CAITLIN BURKE, CBN NEWS,

BOSTON, MASSACHUSETTS.

Charlene: I LOVE IT.

LIFE-CHANGING WORKOUTS

HAPPENING THERE IN BOSTON.

WHAT A GREAT PROGRAM.

GOD BLESS THEM.

> WE'LL BE RIGHT BACK.

Charlene: LAST

SUNDAY, ON THE "NATIONAL

DAY OF PRAYER" FOR VICTIMS

OF HURRICANE HARVEY,

PRESIDENT TRUMP ATTENDED

ST. JOHN'S EPISCOPAL

CHURCH IN WASHINGTON.

IT WAS HIS FIRST VISIT TO

THE CHURCH SINCE HI HIS

INAUGURATION, AND THE

FIRST TIME HE SAT IN WHAT

IS KNOWN AS THE

PRESIDENT'S PEW.

BEN KENNEDY EXPLAINS.

SITTING ACROSS THE

STREET FROM THE WHITE

HOUSE...

[BELL RINGING]

Reporter: ...ST.

JOHN'S EPISCOPAL CHURCH

HAS SERVED EACH COMMANDER

IN CHIEF SINCE JAMES

MADISON.

BUILD IN 1816, IT'S

PROXIMITY WAS A CHALLENGE

FOR PRESIDENTS.

THE SOLUTION, PEW 54,

WHICH FOR 200 YEARS HAS

BECOME KNOWN AS THE

PRESIDENT'S PEW.

PEOPLE WOULD COME EARLY

TO TRY TO SIT CLOSE BY SO

THEY COULD SHAKE THE HAND

OF THE PRESIDENT WHEN THEY

PASSED THE PEACE DURING

THE SERVICE.

THE DIRECTOR OFTEN TELLS

THE STORY OF HOW THE

CHURCH WOULD SLIGHTLY TILT

TO THE LEFT BECAUSE

EVERYBODY WAS SITTING ON

THE LEFT-HAND SIDE WHEN

THEY THOUGHT THE PRESIDENT

WAS GOING TO ATTEND THE

SERVICE.

Reporter: WHEN THE

PRESIDENT IS NOT IN TOWN,

IT TURNS OUT ANYONE CAN

SIT IN HIS PEW.

BUT WHEN THE COMMANDER IN

ACHIEVE SHOWS UP, THE

SECRET SERVICE MAY KICK

YOU OUT.

THIS PEW IS NEVER

VACANT.

Reporter: AND AN

18th CENTURY PRAYER BOOK

IS PUT IN THE PEW WHEN THE

COMMANDECOMMANDER IN CHIEF ATTENDS

A SERVICE.

HARRY TRUMAN, DIVIDE DWIGHT

EISENHOWER, JOHN F.

KENNEDY, GEORGE BUSH,

BARACK OBAMA, DONALD

TRUMP.

Reporter: BUT NOT

EVERY PRESIDENT TOOK

ADVANTAGE OF THEIR

RESERVED SPACE.

HE WOULD SIT IN THE

VERY LAST PEW, BY THE BACK

DOOR.

Reporter: THAT MAN IS

THE NATION'S 16th

PRESIDENT, ABRAHAM

LINCOLN.

HE WOULD COME IN

QUIETLY, SIT IN THE BACK

PEW, BY HIMSELF, AND

CONTEMPLATE, PRAY, DO WHAT

HE HAD TO DO TO DEAL WITH

THE BURDENS OF THE CIVIL

WAR.

AND JUST BEFORE THE

SERVICE WOULD END, HE

WOULD QUIETLY WALK OUT

THAT BACK DOOR.

Reporter: THE DOORS

REMAIN OPEN AT ST. JOHN'S,

BOTH AS A PERISH AND AS A

PIECE OF HISTORY IN THE

HEART OF WASHINGTON, D.C.

BEN KENNEDY, CBN NEWS,

WASHINGTON.

Charlene: I LIKE

THAT, THE PRESIDENT'S PEW.

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