Kind World Stories of the profound effect that one act can have on our lives
Kind World

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Stories of the profound effect that one act can have on our lives

Most Recent Episodes

Kids Fuel Scientific Breakthrough

Six years ago, Dylan Siegel thought of a way to help his friend living with a rare liver disease. Now, his idea is funding life-changing scientific research.

A Connecting Flight

After a chance meeting on an airplane, school volunteer LynnEllen was inspired to help Timothy feel closer to home during his first deployment to Afghanistan. The letters he received were as unexpected as their meeting.

Rebuilding Lives Through Tiny Houses

A couple forced into homelessness finds shelter and community in a tiny house village built by volunteers.

A Recipe For Renewal

When Chef Rebecca Kelly-Manders met Quintin Storey, she knew he was perfect for her new culinary program catering to a special population: people with felony convictions. It's a population Rebecca and Quintin know intimately. They're both felons.

BONUS: A Conversation With Drummers Jonathan Mande And Jorge Perez-Albela

In "The Rhythm Within," we spoke to Jonathan Mande and Jorge Perez-Albela about how they developed a close bond through drumming. Here are some additional highlights from our conversation with them at the WBUR studios.

BONUS: A Conversation With Drummers Jonathan Mande And Jorge Perez-Albela

The Rhythm Within

A boy from the Democratic Republic of Congo moves to Boston with his family after living through harrowing civil unrest. As he struggles in his new reality, a drumming teacher steps in and helps him find his identity.

Stand-In Mom

Sara Cunningham struggled when her son told her he was gay. Now she volunteers as a stand-in mom at same-sex weddings when the biological parents refuse to attend.

An Adoption Calling Answered

A woman with a rare disease and her husband decide to expand their little family by adopting boys who all share the same rare disease she does.

Love For The Least Loved

Growing up in a violent and chaotic home almost pushed Aaron Stark to commit a mass shooting. He says the simple acts of kindness from his friends stopped him from making a horrible mistake.

Stuck in Transit

A Syrian man is stuck at an airport terminal for months and a determined stranger makes it her mission to help him get out.

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