Savants – Islands of Genius, Continents of Hope

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Recently, the 60 Minutes television program featured the story of Rex Lewis-Clack (right), a musical savant blind since birth.  It detailed how he had progressed from musical mimicry to improvisation to composition of original music – all in spite of predictions to the contrary by his doctors.  And now most astonishingly, through his musical gifts, he has now begun to establish deeper social connections.