"Angels Among Us" commemorates the 10 year anniversary of 9/11 with a very special episode. Genelle Guzman is on the 13th floor of World Trade Tower One when it collapses on top of her. Miraculously, she survives, but is trapped under the rubble for over 24 hours. With hope of rescue fading, an angel takes her hand and assures her that help is on the way. In Tower Two, Ron DiFrancesco escapes death when the second plane hits his floor, but soon discovers all escape routes have been cut off by a raging inferno. On the edge of despair, he hears an otherworldly voice urging him to run into the fire. And at the Pentagon, American Airlines flight 77 slams into the building 100 feet from John Yates. Despite massive injuries, he is guided towards safety. by an angel.
Mechanic Bruce Van Natta is just seconds from heading home when the 12,000-pound logging truck he's working under crashes down on top of him. With massive internal injuries, he can feel his life slipping away until two identical angels appear above him, setting off an unbelievable series of events. Then, 8-year-old Emaleigh Shelt and her family scramble for cover in a hallway as a furious F4 tornado bears down on their house. But as the massive twister lifts the building off its foundation, Emaleigh sees a glowing figure covering them with giant wings shielding them from harm. Plus, after a full day of searching for Taliban fighters in Afghanistan, Army Spc. Ethan Anderson and his squad bunker down for the night. As he sleeps, Ethan has a vivid dream of his late grandfather, who tells him he must wake up right now -- just seconds before enemy fighters open fire on his camp.
A man is declared dead 40 minutes after suffering a massive heart attack, but is brought back to life. Also: A driver survives after her car is hit by a train; and a woman is rescued from a tornado.
Good ol' boy Ethan Newby is alone in his backyard, working on his tractor when suddenly the machine flips, crushing his chest and pinning him to the ground. Gasping for breath, Ethan prays a silent prayer. Then, time seems to stop and the next thing he knows, the tractor is no longer atop his chest. It's not the last miracle he will experience. Terri Anderson is on a road trip with her friend Dona when she unbuckles her seatbelt to get something out of the back. Just then, she smells her late grandmother's favorite perfume, then hears her voice very clearly shouting for her to put her seatbelt back on. No sooner does she follow instructions than a huge semi careens out of control, slamming into Terri's car. While at a banquet with her husband, artist Cheryl Senkfor suddenly suffers a life threatening brain bleed and is rushed to the hospital. For the next several days, she lies motionless in the ICU. Her situation looks bleak, until she is visited by three angels who tell her she still has more work to do on this Earth.