WEDU Presents

2012 Emmy Winner: Figuratively Speaking

Clip | 6m 54s

Who knew a smile could change the world? Certainly not Scott Gerber, a yacht builder humbled by the recession. When business dried up, Scott and his foreman built a life-size metal stick figure to take their minds off their troubles. Scott didn’t realize it at the time, but the birth of the first “Tube Dude” was a transformative moment in his life. The happy figures are showing up all over the Gul

Aired: 11/24/11

Rating: NR

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