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Everyday Bravery

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Journalist Laura Ling uncovers six stories of unsung heroes facing difficulties, and the mentors that help them find the courage to overcome. Be inspired by the everyday bravery of these extraordinary ordinary people. 
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Climbing a mountain wasn’t nearly as hard as convincing his parents to let him go away to college. Connor is learning to live with his autism on his own. But will his parents learn how to let go? For more on Connor's mountain climbing adventures, visit his fundraising page here. Subscribe to Everyday Bravery in... Apple Podcasts Spotify Stitcher Google Play Music Pocket Casts TuneIn RSS
Laura And Her Dad

Laura And Her Dad

2018-12-1035:131

It takes compassion and courage to make the right decision for an aging parent. Now that she’s her dad’s caregiver, Laura’s finding it difficult to balance caring for her kids, her career and herself. Finding out she’s not alone helps. Subscribe to Everyday Bravery in... Apple Podcasts Spotify Stitcher Google Play Music Pocket Casts TuneIn RSS
Leon And His Stepmom

Leon And His Stepmom

2018-11-2627:27

Writing an apology to his late father, Leon realized he still had a chance to make amends with his remaining family. Reconnecting with his stepmom, Leon hoped to be the son he hadn’t been to his own dad. 
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Jon And The Bridge

Jon And The Bridge

2018-11-1227:43

Bridges give Jon paralyzing panic attacks. Attempting to cross a bridge took courage, the help of a fear expert, and a patient police officer. Facing his fear left Jon shaken but hopeful he could move forward in life.
After her sudden death, Trevor couldn’t be everything his wife had been to their young sons. Forced to parent solo, Trevor learned ways to protect his health, his sons’ futures, and their memory of Mom. Subscribe to Everyday Bravery in... Apple Podcasts Spotify Stitcher RadioPublic Google Podcasts Pocket Casts TuneIn RSS
Her son’s illness almost stopped Rashelle’s plans for a food truck. Until a drawing from her boy, and advice from her food truck hero helped this single mom get back on the road to her dream. Subscribe to Everyday Bravery in... Apple Podcasts Spotify Stitcher RadioPublic Google Podcasts Pocket Casts TuneIn RSS
Host Laura Ling uncovers six stories about real people facing their challenges.
Starting Over

Starting Over

2017-07-0430:39

Sometimes in life, you can’t fix what’s broken or replace what’s lost. When you hit a wall, starting over takes acts of everyday bravery. Meet a family that never gave up after losing a dad who gave them everything; Brendan, a travel writer whose drinking had to hit rock bottom before he could climb mountains; and Urvashi, who was brave enough to challenge medical experts about an illness that almost put her out of business. Subscribe to Everyday Bravery in... Apple Podcasts Spotify Stitcher RadioPublic Google Podcasts Pocket Casts TuneIn RSS
Love and Loss

Love and Loss

2017-06-2029:47

Losing a loved one. Losing your eyesight. Moving forward with your life takes bravery. Meet Rachel, who tackled her bucket list while she could still see; Amelia, who found joy in singing again after losing her joy in life; and Mickey’s many admirers, who are keeping her glittery spirit alive. Learn more about Mickey and Amelia's story with Prudential's Masterpiece of Love video series. Subscribe to Everyday Bravery in... Apple Podcasts Spotify Stitcher RadioPublic Google Podcasts Pocket Casts TuneIn RSS
Forget about forgetting. Forgiving and accepting is harder. Giving someone’s who has hurt you a chance at redemption is an everyday act of bravery. Like Zorana calling out the father who left without a word; or Damion, who healed old wounds by forgiving his attacker; and Brenda, who gave up on retirement to care for her disabled great-grandchild instead. Learn more about Damion's organization, Project Pneuma, here. Subscribe to Everyday Bravery in... Apple Podcasts Spotify Stitcher RadioPublic Google Podcasts Pocket Casts TuneIn RSS
Betting on You

Betting on You

2017-05-2327:171

Putting others first can mean putting yourself at risk. Showing up, reaching out, and taking charge are everyday acts of bravery. Meet Marilyn who saves a life on her vacation; Tracey, who quits her job and goes to law school; Mike and Aileen who build a hotel with their bare hands; and Mike MacMillan who takes a risk and helps a desperate animal (see the video here). Subscribe to Everyday Bravery in... Apple Podcasts Spotify Stitcher RadioPublic Google Podcasts- Pocket Casts TuneIn RSS
Runs in the Family

Runs in the Family

2017-05-0928:56

Putting our families first isn’t always as easy as it sounds. Stepping up for the people we love can take courage. In this episode, Tom and his mom team up to solve a crime; 6-year-old Eloise has to be brave while her dad serves in Afghanistan, and Michael makes a tough decision when their family dog becomes dangerous. Subscribe to Everyday Bravery in... Apple Podcasts Spotify Stitcher RadioPublic Google Podcasts Pocket Casts TuneIn RSS
Going to Work

Going to Work

2017-04-2528:08

In this episode, we'll hear from Erin, and her live TV news “trial by fire”; from Monica, a cruise ship actor who can't swim; Jon, who abandons science for adventure, and Tobin, who deals with the aftermath of an animal hit by a car. Subscribe to Everyday Bravery in... Apple Podcasts Spotify Stitcher RadioPublic Google Podcasts- Pocket Casts TuneIn RSS
In Sickness and Health

In Sickness and Health

2017-04-1828:59

Hear about an unplanned home birth; about sisters meeting the woman who received their father's heart, and an artist who paints for kids fighting sickness in a hospital. Subscribe to Everyday Bravery in... Apple Podcasts Spotify Stitcher RadioPublic Google Podcasts- Pocket Casts TuneIn RSS
Taking a Stand

Taking a Stand

2017-04-1030:51

It takes courage to stand up and face your fears—from stage fright to walking alone at night. Running toward, not away from, a challenge takes everyday acts of bravery. In this episode, we meet: Sophie, who stalks her stalker; Peter, who fights anxiety with stand-up; Barbara wants to be a cheerleader again, and Rhiannon, who stands up to a preschool bully (courtesy of Raconteurs). Subscribe to Everyday Bravery in... Apple Podcasts Spotify Stitcher RadioPublic Google Podcasts Pocket Casts TuneIn RSS
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Jordan Amor

are there plans for any more seasona

Oct 29th
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