Just two weeks after the tsunami struck South Asia in January 2005, Ricky Martin traveled to one of the most devastated areas in Thailand. Ricky was stunned by the similarities he witnessed between the aftermaths of the tsunami and Hurricane Katrina. "It was reliving everything," he says.
After his life-changing journey to meet tsunami survivors, Ricky shared his story on the show
—and his personal pledge to bring relief. "My mission is—with the help of the world—to build 600 homes for 600 children."