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Who Are They Now? 

Adam Rosenlund


Handicapped youngest child of a poor family whose life was saved when his father's boss had a change of heart.


Disabled child of parents working multiple jobs to pay for health care. After his father was fired from his full-time job with benefits, the family was unable to purchase a new health-insurance policy at any cost because of Tim's pre-existing condition and the fact that his mother is still of childbearing age. But thanks to Tim's aptitude for singing jaunty little tunes, the family's gut-wrenching story was featured on a television talent contest, after which Oprah adopted the entire family.

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