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100% Character Uncovered

Universal Channel is shining a light on people from around the UK and Ireland who inspire others through their determination and extraordinary character. These rare individuals have the spark to dream big, matched with a steely resolve to pursue that dream with unwavering commitment. They are authentic, talented and have 100% character.

What does it take to believe in yourself?

Meet four extraordinary characters:



After suffering from a rare form of cancer that claimed his left leg, Jamie Tregaskiss never gave up on his dream of playing football. At 17, Jamie can proudly tell people that he plays for Man City.


Lorraine Galvin was inspired to become a Lifeboat crew member after she capsized at sea in an area with no rescue services when she was just 16 years old.


Amir Miah is a social entrepreneur who has fought against the odds not just to change his own future, but to transform the lives of those around him. 


By 25, Sue Black was a single mother to three children living in a women's refuge, but she chose to turn her life around by education. 

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