Impact Stories

Chris Rowles sitting in chair on beach

Former LAPD Officer Is Back on the Beach with a New Leg

Chris Rowles sits on his beach chair, crossing one leg over the other as he enjoys the sunset at Point Mugu. It's a move most of us take for granted, but one he missed for five years. Read More

Mary Wong Lee

Side by Side

When they met as students at the University of California, Davis, in the 1970s, her first thought was: He’s not my type. Read More

Jeanie Sewell

Dancing Again: Patient Jeanie Sewell

When North Hollywood resident Jeanie Sewell was dealing with a lot of arthritis pain in her hip and looking for a doctor to perform a hip replacement, it was an easy decision.

"I chose Cedars-Sinai," she says. Read More

Robert Hill

From Life-Changing Crisis To Heartfelt Reunion

Robert Hill was used to taking care of others. Then came a shocking diagnosis and a new perspective on life. Read More

Carolina Adamo

By Herself, But Not Alone

Carolina Adamo is no stranger to overcoming big challenges. Read More