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Someone You Should Know: Veteran And His Ex-Military Canine

David Sapyta served in Vietnam. Lucy, his dog, served in Afghanistan. By adopting Lucy, David helped save her life. CBS 2′s Harry Porterfield reports.

04/04/2014

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Someone You Should Know: Volunteer Barber Craig Foltos

CBS 2′s Harry Porterfield introduces us to a barber who uses his craft to help people during times of great stress.

03/21/2014

Windy City Harmonica Trio in action (CBS)

Some People You Should Know: Windy City Harmonica Trio

CBS 2′s Harry Porterfield introduces us to three guys who make beautiful sounds with their harmonicas.

03/14/2014

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Someone You Should Know: Chicago Dancer Vernard Gilmore

Englewood native Vernard Gilmore has traveled the world to demonstrate his art. CBS 2′s Harry Porterfield reports.

03/07/2014

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Someone You Should Know: Members Of Delta Sigma Theta

CBS 2’s Harry Porterfield pays a visit to service-oriented organization.

02/21/2014

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Someone You Should Know: Inventor Douglass Bevel

CBS 2′s Harry Porterfield introduces us to a Chicagoan who has developed a product that ensures patients take their medication.

02/07/2014

Chaplain Jim Thompson, who is blind, ministers to a patient at Little Company of Mary. (CBS)

Someone You Should Know: Blind Chaplain Jim Thompson

(CBS) – You could call him a wounded healer. He’s a priest who serves the sick, and he has a disability of his own. CBS 2’s Harry Porterfield says Father Jim Thompson is someone you […]

01/17/2014

Field Museum volunteer Sheila Reynolds. (CBS)

Someone You Should Know: Field Museum Volunteer Sheila Reynolds

At 92, Sheila Reynolds takes two buses to get to her beloved institution, where she helps catalog animal bones.

12/20/2013

Musician Reginald Robinson talks about his collaboration with Muntu Dance Theatre. (CBS)

Someone You Should Know: Ragtime Piano Player Reginald Robinson

Reginald Robinson has been called a genius, and now the young musician is writing music for a Chicago dance troupe.

12/12/2013

Mattie Robertson picked up music at an early age. (CBS)

Someone You Should Know: Choral Director Mattie Robertson

The former Whitney Young faculty member is a music legend in Chicago. CBS 2’s Harry Porterfield reports.

12/06/2013

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Some People You Should Know: Founders Of Reggio’s Pizza

John and Pearl Clark opened a small pizza restaurant in the Chatham neighborhood 41 years ago. CBS 2′s Harry Porterfield reports.

11/22/2013

Art Bobis in front of his expansive model railroad creation. (CBS)

Someone You Should Know: Model Railroader Art Bobis

(CBS) – There are model train enthusiasts with little setups in their basements. And then there is Arthur Bobis. CBS 2’s Harry Porterfield says he is someone you should know. The year was 1975. You […]

10/25/2013

A person playing the cuatro, a traditional Puerto Rican instrument. (Credit: CBS)

Someone You Should Know: Cuatro Teacher Orlando Rivera

It’s called a cuatro and it makes beautiful music. One teacher in the public schools is making a special effort to make sure Chicago kids appreciate the cuatro’s special sound.

10/14/2013

Dancer Lester Goodman in his younger days. (courtesy: Lester Goodman)

Someone You Should Know: 98-Year-Old Dancer Lester Goodman

After dancing for nearly 90 years, Goodman has not lost his touch. CBS 2′s Harry Porterfield reports.

09/27/2013

A member of Mane in Heaven's team visits with an appreciative human. (CBS)

Someone You Should Know: Mane In Heaven Founder

Area nurse Jodie Diegel uses miniature horses to connect with people in a special way. CBS 2′s Harry Porterfield reports.

09/13/2013

Blue Sky Bakery in the North Center neighborhood. (CBS)

Someone You Should Know: Blue Sky Bakery’s Lisa Thompson

The North Center cafe represents a life-changing experience for the young people who work there. CBS 2′s Harry Porterfield reports.

08/30/2013

Gymnast Hayley Butcher. (Credit: CBS)

Someone You Should Know: Gymnast Hayley Butcher

She’s a champion gymnast whose favorite thing is teaching kids and she certainly has something special to offer them. Harry Porterfield says Hayley Butcher is someone you should know.

08/20/2013

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Someone You Should Know: Urban Gardener Lamanda Joy

CBS 2′s Harry Porterfield introduces us to the founder of the Peterson Garden Project.

08/02/2013

Christopher Williams: Someone You Should Know. (CBS)

Someone You Should Know: Christopher Williams

How many American teenagers can speak Japanese? We know one. But, when he was a very sick baby, doctors did not think he would be able to do much of anything.

07/05/2013

Dirk Spence's magic show on wheels. (Credit: Dirk Spence)

Someone You Should Know: Dirk Spence

He loves his job so much that he says it doesn’t even feel like work.

06/21/2013

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