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Kind World

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Location:

Boston, MA

Networks:

WBUR

Description:

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

Language:

English


Episodes

Kind World #44: Turning Point

9/12/2017
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You must decide whether to do what you think is right -- but it means losing everything. What do you do?

Duration: 00:08:23


Kind World #43: Open Road

8/29/2017
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10-year-old Phil's dreams were dark.

Duration: 00:06:59


Kind World #42: The Patient

8/15/2017
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It was supposed to be a standard procedure. Then something went very wrong.

Duration: 00:07:19


Kind World #41: Almost Impossible

6/30/2017
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Jim Abbott was an improbable major league pitcher.

Duration: 00:07:47


Kind World #40: Four Bullets

6/22/2017
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On a November night, Ted Hakey felt uneasy about his neighbors.

Duration: 00:07:20


Kind World #37: The Boy With Long Lashes

4/11/2017
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People ask Mohamed if he's crazy. He says he wouldn't live any other way.

Duration: 00:04:57


Kind World #36: When The Sun Came Out

3/28/2017
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Norah and Dan were an unlikely pair.

Duration: 00:07:23


Kind World #35: A Beginning

3/14/2017
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When President Trump signed an executive order in January, one family feared their daughter's life was at stake.

Duration: 00:08:43


Kind World #33: Secret Sisters

12/20/2016
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They didn't all know each other, but they knew their friend needed help.

Duration: 00:07:44


Kind World #32: Pick Up The Soap

12/13/2016
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After a breakup left Laura in rough shape, Ruthy and Bill stepped up to pick her up.

Duration: 00:07:09


Kind World #30: The Portrait

9/20/2016
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Michael Reagan turned his life upside down to draw portraits of service people who died in Iraq or Afghanistan. Four thousand portraits later, he finally understood why.

Duration: 00:06:44


Kind World #28: The Judge And The Jail

8/30/2016
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A judge in North Carolina came up with an unusual way to enforce the law. His unorthodox decision ended up having a huge impact on one veteran’s life.

Duration: 00:07:12


Kind World #27: The Little Giant

8/23/2016
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When Curtis Bishop was homeless, most people looked right past him. One stranger reached out in the middle of a food court and helped change his life.

Duration: 00:05:48


Kind World #26: Finding James

5/12/2016
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James Carlsen's guitar never left his side until he sold it to feed his heroin addiction.

Duration: 00:07:49


Kind World #25: For All To See

5/5/2016
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Ever dream about finding yourself naked in a crowd?

Duration: 00:06:05


Kind World #24: Imprint

4/28/2016
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Deborah Greene was on a routine grocery run at Whole Foods when her brother called with terrible news.

Duration: 00:07:27


Kind World #23: Soar

4/21/2016
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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.

Duration: 00:06:19


Kind World #22: So Chocolate Bar

4/14/2016
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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.

Duration: 00:07:23