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: Jack Yonover, Filmmaker of "That Bites!"

When Jack Yonover, 13, of Wilmette was in fifth grade, he was diagnosed with a tree nut allergy. The unexpected news not only meant a scary medical condition to navigate, but also transformed his relationship with food. Suddenly birthday parties, dinners out and visits to friends’ homes brought new hurdles. He and his family were […]