UA+ profiles intriguing individuals who have faced major struggles in their lives. Seven-time Olympic medalist and UA Alumna Amanda Beard opens up about her former destructive behavior while in the spotlight. Percussionist Evelyn Glennie demonstrates her remarkable musical talents with UA master students and talks about the challenge of being hearing impaired. Artist Alice Leora Briggs painstakingly handcrafts images that reflect on her experiences from the U.S. southern border. And the University of Arizona’s Special Collections reveals the struggle of former UA professor James E. McDonald and his journey to uncover the truth behind unidentified flying objects.