As a Mizzou student during the 1960s, Roger Wehrli knew all about the great campus party every fall called Homecoming. But as a football star, Wehrli toiled while others partied.
Letitia Walker didn't realize she was starting a sock monkey enterprise when she gave one of the collectibles to Whitney Shroyer for Valentine's Day 1997.
Since graduating from Mizzou, Titus Blackmon has bounced around the country in various positions with State Farm Insurance. But it wasn't long before he missed MU.
Michelle Watson is responsible for 27 children. They don't live with her, but she does help determine where they call home.
In high school when he idolized the Red Hot Chili Peppers band, Matt Taylor never dreamed he would be helping them create an album cover.
Bill Ruppert has a mission. "I was born to plant flowers," he says unabashedly.
Merrill Perlman is one of the most important editors at The New York Times.
Elaine Stoltz helps Texans figure out what to wear.
Robert Naka was rounded up with his parents and more than 120,000 other Americans of Japanese descent to be imprisoned in camps for the duration of World War II.