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Kind World is a show about compassion. Through stories big and small, we explore the effect one act can have on a life, to better understand each other and ourselves.
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In 2017, Rachael Cerrotti shared her story with Kind World. This year, she released a podcast called "We Share The Same Sky," detailing her grandmother Hana's incredible story of survival -- and the journey Rachael took to learn every bit of it.
A Remarkable Family History

A Remarkable Family History

2019-12-0200:14:422

Rachael Cerrotti spent the last decade obsessing over her family history. She uncovered a remarkable story about her grandmother, Hana Dubova, who was the only person in her Jewish Czech family to survive the Holocaust.
Change Of Heart

Change Of Heart

2019-11-2500:17:253

Rais Bhuiyan was almost killed by a white supremacist. The hate-filled attack shattered his life. As Rais picked up the pieces, he then decided to do something extraordinary.
The Crash And The Camino

The Crash And The Camino

2019-11-1800:21:04

Mark Joseph Peredo and Luke Hutchins may have never crossed paths. But in the aftermath of a highway crash, the two men needed to find a different way to heal. They set off together to walk a centuries-old pilgrimage.
"Is Everything OK?"

"Is Everything OK?"

2019-11-1100:18:152

Lynn Schutzman had right education, the right job, and the right marriage. Then, she lost everything...until one day, someone asked her a life-changing question.
The Bugler's Salute

The Bugler's Salute

2019-11-0400:17:052

When Gary Marquardt attended a veteran’s funeral and heard a squeaky recording of taps honoring the fallen soldier, he was taken aback. Then he learned about an organization that aims to have a live bugler at every veteran’s memorial service.
The Road To Reconnection

The Road To Reconnection

2019-10-2800:25:224

When Chick McClure, a transgender man, began transitioning three years ago, he was terrified his father would reject him. Then one day, Chick got an unexpected call from his father.
A woman, who fled her country after a vicious attack, now helps other refugees overcome trauma.
Many of the migrants living at the Matamoros, Mexico border encampment are young children. To help them, Felicia Rangel-Samponaro began a makeshift school where the classes are led by asylum-seekers themselves.
We cross the southern border with a dedicated group of volunteers, who are the only source of food, clean water, and shelter for hundreds of asylum seekers.
Kind World Presents "Lifelines:' Stories of Compassion At The Southern Border.
Reading and a chance encounter with a former English teacher helped Dan Wise through what he called the scariest time in his life.
When we take stock of the people who matter most to us, there are the spouses, the family members, the best friends, the partners. And then there are the people who aren’t any of those things, but who change our lives anyway.
Classical Violinist David France came to realize that students from low-income backgrounds could excel just as much as wealthy ones, if they have the right teacher.
11-year-old Ruby asked residents at a nursing home to list their three wishes. What they said - and what she did next - surprised everyone.
A Sun That Keeps Shining

A Sun That Keeps Shining

2019-07-2200:12:344

Almost three years ago, Norah Wood, 6, helped Dan Peterson, 84, through his grief. Today, their friendship is still as strong as ever.
A Stranger's Rescue

A Stranger's Rescue

2019-07-1500:13:323

When Michael Connor saw a burning car on the side of the road, he stopped to see how he could help. He didn't expect to save a child's life seconds before a disaster.
A Sister, A Surrogate

A Sister, A Surrogate

2019-07-0800:11:50

In 2014, Melissa Turner went above and beyond the bond of sisterhood to become a surrogate for her identical twin, Jen. Five years since the birth of Jen's own twin girls, the sisters have experienced tremendous joy and unimaginable tragedy.
The Valedictorian

The Valedictorian

2019-07-0100:10:43

José Bou went from solitary confinement to college professor and youth mentor.
A young man fled his country for the U.S. after his life was threatened. He lost everything and spiraled into a deep depression. That's when a family stepped up to help him rebuild his life.
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ISN

just the best, warms and lifts me up

Jul 26th
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Faith Walker

Michael Regan. You are a hero. I will never forget you and the gifts you have shared. I am humbled. Thank you

Jul 6th
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Shadow Bound

thank you so much for sharing this program with me. Hearing these positive stories help me to remember to get out of my head and back onto my heart. Keep it coming baby!!

Dec 25th
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April All Year

Please come baaaack!

Oct 18th
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Andrew Casey

this podcast is amazing! I am subscribed to nearly 2 dozen podcasts and this is one of my favorites. I'm picky about what media I devour. These stories show such an amazing humanizing aspect of the world that we have sorely missed in our lives. Please keep doing what you're doing!

Jul 23rd
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