Sunday 9 Decemner at 7:00pm
Mary Kay Letourneau made international headlines when she seduced her student, Vili Fualaau. She was 34. He was 12. Even now, some two decades later, you can’t help but ask: ‘What was she thinking?’. Mary said it was true love, but no one else saw it that way. She was jailed twice but, somehow, the relationship endured. Mary even mothered two children to a then underage Vili. Remarkably, they’re still together today. As Sunday Night’s Matt Doran discovers in this explosive interview, this is a family still grappling with the truth of what happened all those years ago. Does this case amount to a love story or is it something altogether different?
HEALER OR HOAX
To his believers, he’s known simply as ‘The Healer’. Charlie Goldsmith claims he possesses a mysterious energy that can cure the sick using just his mind. The self-proclaimed energy healer from Melbourne says he can end chronic pain, cure crippling arthritis, even save lives. And he has plenty of patients who will attest to his inexplicable powers. But is he truly a healer or is it all a hoax? Reporter Angela Cox put Goldsmith’s claims to the test in a three-month-long investigation.
ICE COLD KILLERS
They stand up three metres tall, can weigh 700 kilograms fully grown and have a set of menacing canine teeth superbly engineered for one thing – eating meat. Unfortunately, that includes humans. Now, that isn’t a problem when polar bears are out roaming the Arctic pack ice. But environmental change is melting the place where they live and hunt and their frozen world is shrinking. And, faced with starvation, these formidable killers are now encroaching on tiny frontier settlements like Churchill in Canada – the polar bear capital of the world. Intrepid reporter Denham Hitchcock gets a little too close for comfort in this frightening encounter on the ice.