What This Wheel of Fortune Contestant Does That Will Put a Smile on Your Face

Trent Girone has become an inspiration to so many, overcoming life's obstacles.
1:47 | 05/01/14

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And finally tonight proof of what enthusiasm and inspiration can do. Across America today an explosion of support for a young man overcoming a lifetime of challenges. He appeared on wheel of fortune and became an instant star overnight. ABC shows us why so many people are part of team Trent. Reporter: Maybe if you watched "Wheel of fortune" every day since you were two, you'd be as good as Trent Girone was this week. When he rang, and answered. A smashing success. Reporter: And boy did he wait a long time to be right. A 21-year-old who watched his episode play at home this week. He'd been trying to get on the program for years. Is it bad news? What do you think? Reporter: As soon as he did -- Why risk another spin. Reporter: Folks saying a smashing success and team Trent and Trent has had his struggles nine brain surgeries and asperger's which can be a strength when the game takes memory. What did he not know before? How heavy that wheel is actually. Then I had to pick up the wild card and the mystery wage. Those were hard to lift. The bankrupts were stinkers but life goes on. Reporter: In the end Trent came in third. Take home prize, yeah, money and more than that. John donvan, ABC news, Washington. We are happy to be team Trent

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