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Miracle, science or sham? That's the question at the heart of the new OWN series, Miracle Detectives. Two investigators— believer Randall Sullivan and skeptic Dr. Indre Viskontas—cross the country to determine whether facts or faith can explain mysterious phenomena. "It's a fascinating investigation into what can be proven and what simply cannot," Oprah says.
Randall, a former Rolling Stone journalist and author of The Miracle Detective, was raised without religion. In 1995, Randall says an experience in Medjugorje, Bosnia, left him a believer in God and miracles. "Since that day, I've been determined to prove that miracles really do happen," he says.
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Dr. Viskontas is a well-respected neuroscientist who needs facts and scientific proof in order to believe. "I think that if you're going to say something definitely is evidence for divine intervention or the supernatural, then that requires pretty extraordinary evidence," she says.
Though Dr. Viskontas works to disprove alleged miracles, she's open to finding one. "I want to be the scientist that discovers the thing that no one else has discovered," she says. "That would change my life."
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