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Adult with Autism Lives Dream of Competing on "Wheel of Fortune"

May 01, 2014

(May 1, 2014) -- Trent Girone, an adult with autism, lived a dream last night when he competed as a contestant on "Wheel of Fortune." During the show, our community went to social media to show their support through the hashtag "#TeamTrent." Trent who grew up watching each episode of "Wheel of Fortune" hoped that one day he would have the opportunity to be on the show. Trent has overcame many obstacles in his life including overcoming nine brain surgeries an open heart surgery. 

Although Trent finished in 3rd place, he still won $2,105 and the hearts of millions for his amazing energy and spirit. Watch some of Trent's highlights from last night's show below...