Bringing America Back: Erin Brockovich, Dwyane Wade and Others Work to Help Communities

"Primetime Nightline" highlights those who are fighting to protect others.

ByABC News
December 8, 2011, 12:26 PM

Dec. 10, 2011— -- intro: In a special edition of "Primetime Nightline," we shine a spotlight on a few who are working to better the lives of many: Erin Brockovich, who continues to fight for her California neighbors to have clean water; Miami Heat star Dwyane Wade, who works with communities to promote family; Ford CEO Alan Mulally, who is promising to hire thousands; a businessman, who saves people from foreclosure; and two veterans, who build modified homes for other wounded soldiers.

Read more about their inspirational stories and how they are bringing America back in the sections below.