History Heartwarming / WheelOfFortune

26th Oct '15 4:58:38 PM KoopaKid17
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* During Halloween Weeks, Pat and Vanna giving candy to trick-or-treaters during the closing segments and the credits.
3rd Nov '13 4:34:47 PM Twentington
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* [[http://ricochet.com/main-feed/A-Tribute-to-Wheel-s-Contestants This essay]] written by Pat in November 2013 on how much he's enjoyed hosting the show and changing people's lives with it.
2nd Jun '13 6:58:37 PM Twentington
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* In some of the closing segments, Pat and/or Vanna do "Wheel Changes Lives", a special segment where they show how a prior champion has used their winning for good (donating to charity, for instance). Many of the "Wheel Changes Lives" segments can fall right into this trope.

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* In some of the closing segments, Pat and/or Vanna do "Wheel Changes Lives", a special segment where they show how a prior champion contestant has used their winning for good (donating to charity, for instance). Many of the "Wheel Changes Lives" segments can fall right into this trope.
2nd Jun '13 6:58:29 PM Twentington
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* July 1997 (Australia): [[http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=deqPpiA35eo Adriana Xenides returns to the puzzleboard after an eight month absence due to illness.]]

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* July 1997 (Australia): [[http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=deqPpiA35eo Adriana Xenides returns to the puzzleboard after an eight month absence due to illness.]]]]
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13th Dec '12 12:44:13 PM Twentington
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* In some of the closing segments, Pat and/or Vanna do "Wheel Changes Lives", a special segment where they show how a prior champion has used their winning for good (donating to charity, for instance). Many of the "Wheel Changes Lives" segments can fall right into this trope.
6th Aug '12 4:05:20 PM Hallwings
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* July 1997 (Australia): [[http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=deqPpiA35eo Adriana Xenides returns to the puzzleboard after a nine month absence due to illness.]]

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* July 1997 (Australia): [[http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=deqPpiA35eo Adriana Xenides returns to the puzzleboard after a nine an eight month absence due to illness.]]
15th May '12 6:44:31 PM Hallwings
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* December 28, 1981: Pat Sajak opens his first show with a [[http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=4ruUWiaoCVU&feature=related classy tribute to Chuck Woolery]].

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* December 28, 1981: Pat Sajak opens his first show with a [[http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=4ruUWiaoCVU&feature=related classy tribute to Chuck Woolery]].Woolery]].
* July 1997 (Australia): [[http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=deqPpiA35eo Adriana Xenides returns to the puzzleboard after a nine month absence due to illness.]]
25th Mar '12 10:13:28 AM smittykins
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----*December 28, 1981: Pat Sajak opens his first show with a [[http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=4ruUWiaoCVU&feature=related classy tribute to Chuck Woolery]].
9th Feb '12 6:45:18 PM Twentington
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* During the May 2003 College Week, a contestant named Sarah said that her mom and dad met on a trip that her mom purchased during her ''Wheel'' appearance in 1977, adding that she literally would not have existed if not for ''Wheel''.
* Michelle Loewenstein crying tears of joy with her husband after she won the $1,000,000.
* On an episode of Military Spouses Week (February 2012), Pat and Vanna surprise contestant Maryanne by reuniting her with her husband upon his return from Afghanistan.
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