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Kind World is a show about how a single act of kindness can change someone's life. In each episode, hosts and reporters Yasmin Amer and Andrea Asuaje search the world for good news stories that will restore your faith in humanity. A production of WBUR.

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    • 4.8, 4 Ratings

Kind World is a show about how a single act of kindness can change someone's life. In each episode, hosts and reporters Yasmin Amer and Andrea Asuaje search the world for good news stories that will restore your faith in humanity. A production of WBUR.

    A Chosen Family

    A Chosen Family

    Six years after their story, "A Second Mother To Me," originally aired on Kind World, we catch up with Michael Tambone and Frances Schmitz to talk about the importance and power of a "chosen family."

    • 9 min
    Kindness In Your World

    Kindness In Your World

    Our listeners share profound acts of kindness they've experienced throughout their lives, including how kind acts propelled a woman out of homelessness.

    • 10 min
    Encore: Stuck In Transit

    Encore: Stuck In Transit

    A man became stuck at an airport for 7 months and his only source of hope was a determined stranger. PLUS how a small town helped a family of refugees rebuild their chocolate empire.

    • 14 min
    A Serving Of Compassion

    A Serving Of Compassion

    Irene Li, the celebrated chef of Boston's Mei Mei, discusses her commitment to helping mom-and-pop restaurants and immigrant families survive during the pandemic.

    Plus, how a longtime customer helped a Los Angeles restaurant owner keep his business afloat as his sales plummet due to coronavirus.

    • 12 min
    Encore: The Rhythm Within

    Encore: The Rhythm Within

    A drumming teacher steps in and helps a troubled young immigrant find his identity in his new reality. Plus, how kindness and generosity in his early adulthood helped High Point University President Nido Qubein find strength and success.

    • 14 min
    Building A Village

    Building A Village

    A Connecticut man starts a donation challenge to feed local families in need during the coronavirus pandemic.

    Plus, a conversation with activist and authors Mia Birdsong on how we can build stronger, healthier and more equitable communities.

    • 11 min

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