The MY HERO Report: Heroes of Orange County

Directed by: Jeanne Meyers | Production Company: The MY HERO Project | Documentary | 2009 | | 27:40



This program features Laguna’s local heroes such as Shaun MacGillivray’s “Joey,” which tells the inspirational story of 12-year-old Joey Masella, who died of the rare disease Epidermolysis Bullosa.

Student reporter Slater Jewell-Kemker interviewed her hero, Jean Michel Cousteau, about protecting marine life and oceans.

Surfers and activists James Pribram, David Vanderveen and Vince Duer traveled around the world raising environmental awareness while saving endangered surf spots in “Eco-Warriors: Guardians of Surf.”

Wendy Milette documented Dorothy Meyers’ transformation of grief, after losing her husband of 60 years, at the Laughter Yoga Institute of Laguna Beach.

These heroes and more are featured in this unique program that was broadcast on KOCE in 2009.