As a teenager in Ghana, George Mwinnyaa fell seriously ill. After sacrificing three chickens to the gods, he miraculously healed. Now a student of public health at Johns Hopkins University, he doesn’t think it was the sacrifice itself that saved him. He thinks it was the act of giving thanks.
Professional skeptic, James Randi, has made it his life’s mission to expose phony psychics everywhere. As a young man, Randi made a name for himself as a magician called The Amazing Randi. In his teenage years, he toured with a carnival and had a popular mind-reading act. He also claimed to see the future.