Oneas mother was blown out of his arms to her death by a tornado. He was eleven. Another watched as a drunk driver plowed into her entire family, killing them all. She was still in high school. Yet another was set on fire by her motheras boyfriend. She was six. Their experiences are dramatic, yet it is not what happened to them that makes them extraordinary. It is how they responded to crushing adversity that makes these young peopleas stories worth telling. In a culture where the killers of Columbine believed adirectors will be fighting over our story, a Class Act tells the inspirational, true stories of eight ordinary young people who faced some of lifeas toughest challenges with grace, courage and heart. They never sought the spotlight, but their character has set them apart. Powerful and moving, Class Act will change the way you look at adversity.