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

May 12, 2016

Kind World #26: Finding James

James Carlsen’s guitar never left his side until he sold it to feed his heroin addiction.

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May 05, 2016

Kind World #25: For All To See

Ever dream about finding yourself naked in a crowd?

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April 28, 2016

Kind World #24: Imprint

Deborah Greene was on a routine grocery run at Whole Foods when her brother called with terrible news.

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April 21, 2016

Kind World #23: Soar

Years after a car accident partially paralyzed her, Lauren Watson saw an aerial acrobatics demonstration in a local mall and decided she needed to learn it herself.

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April 14, 2016

Kind World #22: So Chocolate Bar

Watching his friend cope with a rare liver disease, Dylan Siegel was determined to help. So he set out to raise $1 million for research.

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January 11, 2016

An Update On Episode 21: Entrepreneur Arthur Obermayer Has Died

“A year ago, I thought I would live on forever,” he said in December. “Since I’ve got advanced prostate cancer, I realize that my life is limited, and I’ve done as much as I could, as I can, to make the time I have meaningful and worthwhile.”

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December 24, 2015

Kind World #21: Not Just Some History

Joel Obermayer has recently come to see his father in a new light — and learned that one of his father’s projects helped grow a web of people around the world.

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December 17, 2015

Kind World #20: That Way Madness Lies

When she took her seat for a performance of King Lear one Saturday night, Barb Cone had no idea what enormous significance it would have for her 48 hours later.

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December 11, 2015

Living With Dementia, A Former Addiction Counselor Relies On A Patient He Once Helped

The man whose life he changed says he’ll be there as long as he needs him.

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December 04, 2015

Kind World #19: She Remembers It All

Tragedy brought two women together. Now memories keep them close.

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November 25, 2015

Kind World To Go: A Thanksgiving Special

Here’s a downloadable Kind World playlist that will put you in the mood to give thanks.

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November 24, 2015

Kind World #18: Off The List

Sasha Chanoff was in his mid-20s when he faced an urgent decision unlike any he’d encountered before – and more than 100 lives depended on it.

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November 13, 2015

Max And The Yellow Coat

How a homeless man taught a nurse to see the goodness deep within.

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October 09, 2015

A Holocaust Survivor Explains The Significance Of 2 Pieces Of Chocolate

This remarkable story is just one of a collection featured in the film “Human.”

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October 02, 2015

This Dad And His Daughter Paint Each Other’s Nails

It’s something they’ve shared since she was two.

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Mayor's Mural Crew staff Connor Woods and Jerome Jones pour water onto a sidewalk near Park St. station to see where poems will appear when it rains. (Robin Lubbock/WBUR)

It’s Raining Poems. Kind World has teamed with Mass Poetry to paint poems on sidewalks across Boston – but they’re only visible on wet pavement after rain. How many poems can you find? Share your photos with #rainingpoetry.


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