Incredible Kids: 5 Tweens and Teens Doing Extraordinary Things

Our list of kids doing extraordinary things could be confused for a morning talk show lineup: two entrepreneurs, a reality-TV star, a documentary filmmaker and an aspiring Olympic swimmer. Keep reading to learn more about these local kids and the uncommon paths that their young lives have taken. Know a kid who’s accomplishing some incredible […]

Incredible Kids: Ben Lehwald of ABC Family's "Becoming Us"

Ben Lehwald of Evanston is the 17-year-old star of ABC Family’s “Becoming Us.” The unscripted docu-series chronicles Lehwald’s life as his parents not only divorce, but his father, Charlie, transitions to a woman, Carly. Lehwald and his mother, Suzy Crawford, came up with the idea for the show to open eyes and some doors for […]