My Last Days: 3 Day Presentation (8/17-8/19)

CLAIRE & DARTH – Created and hosted by JANE THE VIRGIN star Justin Baldoni, MY LAST DAYS is an uplifting documentary series that tells the compelling stories of real-life superheroes facing terminal illness, who remind us that having a limited amount of time doesn’t mean we can’t make a positive impact on the world. The episode features 19-year-old Claire Wineland from Venice Beach, Calif.  Claire has cystic fibrosis and founded Claire’s Place Foundation, Inc., a non-profit providing support to the children and families affected by the disease. Also featured in the episode is “Darth Vader” from Canandaigua, N.Y., who has been battling leukemia for the last 14 years. With 13 surgeries as part of his history, Darth has still managed to complete more than 50 Tough Mudder competitions, as well as 37 half-marathons.

Justin Baldoni created and directed the episode produced by Wayfarer Entertainment, in association with SoulPancake, with executive producers Justin Baldoni, Rainn Wilson, Ahmed Musiol, Farhoud Meybodi and Sam Baldoni.  Original airdate 8/17/2016.

KAT & ISABEL – Created and hosted by JANE THE VIRGIN star Justin Baldoni, MY LAST DAYS is an uplifting documentary series that tells the compelling stories of real-life superheroes facing terminal illness, who remind us that having a limited amount of time doesn’t mean we can’t make a positive impact on the world. The episode features Kat Lazo, a 25-year-old self-described “proud lesbian” from Las Vegas, Nev., who lives with a form of stomach cancer that keeps her from enjoying her favorite foods. Through her determination to live life colorfully, she consistently inspires people with her vibrant personality and zest for life. Also featured in the episode is Isabel Bueso, of Concord, Calif., an aspiring sociologist born with a very rare medical condition named Mucopolysaccharidosis VI (MPS VI). Raised knowing that she would not live past 20, Isabel, now 21, continues to research MPS VI and regularly organizes events to build awareness.

Justin Baldoni created and directed the episode produced by Wayfarer Entertainment, in association with SoulPancake, with executive producers Justin Baldoni, Rainn Wilson, Ahmed Musiol, Farhoud Meybodi and Sam Baldoni.  Original airdate 8/18/2016.

KENDRICK & JESS– Created and hosted by JANE THE VIRGIN star Justin Baldoni, MY LAST DAYS is an uplifting documentary series that tells the compelling stories of real-life superheroes facing terminal illness, who remind us that having a limited amount of time doesn’t mean we can’t make a positive impact on the world. The episode features lifelong gospel music fan Kendrick David Evans, 25, from Tallahassee, Fla., who in 2012, was diagnosed with a rare form of sleep apnea. Despite being given only three more years to live, Evans is determined to complete his fourth album and put on a gospel concert with some of his favorite artists. Also featured in the episode is Jess Oldlyn, 35, from Friday Harbor, Wash., who was diagnosed with brain cancer and underwent three brain surgeries, which at times left her unable to speak and unable to move her right side. Jess’s love for her husband and determination to find a treatment keeps her going.

Justin Baldoni created and directed the episode produced by Wayfarer Entertainment, in association with SoulPancake, with executive producers Justin Baldoni, Rainn Wilson, Ahmed Musiol, Farhoud Meybodi and Sam Baldoni.  Original airdate 8/19/2016.

Don’t miss the special presentation beginning Wednesday, August 17th at 9pm on CW44!

 

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