Les Held And John McEnroe

Holocaust survivor Les Held came to the United States with a third-grade education and learned English by reading comic books. Held, 80, eventually became a big tennis fan, and his favorite player was John McEnroe. Last week, NBC's Today Show pulled an incredible surprise by arranging for Held to meet McEnroe at the U.S. Open. They even hit some balls back and forth. See how the producers and his family were able to set it up: