ABC, NBC End Newscasts With Same Person

By Brian 

On Friday, ABC’s World News ends the broadcast with a “Person of the Week.” NBC Nightly News concludes with its “Making a Difference” segment.

This Friday, both broadcasts profiled the same person.

It was Kellie Lim, a 26-year-old triple amputee UCLA Medical School graduate.

On NBC: “Tonight it’s about someone helping kids who need it — because she knows something about dealing with disability herself…”

On ABC: “At a very young age she survived a disease that doctors thought would end her life. But she has never been content with survival. After she defied the medical odds as a patient, she has shattered them as a doctor…”