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The daily news can fill us with despair. My Unsung Hero is an antidote to that despair. Each episode reveals what the news ignores: everyday acts of kindness and courage that transformed someone's life. Listen — and renew your faith in humanity. From Hidden Brain Media.

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    • Society & Culture
    • 4.9 • 908 Ratings

The daily news can fill us with despair. My Unsung Hero is an antidote to that despair. Each episode reveals what the news ignores: everyday acts of kindness and courage that transformed someone's life. Listen — and renew your faith in humanity. From Hidden Brain Media.

    Bethany Renfree's story

    Bethany Renfree's story

    Bethany was feeling overwhelmed as a single mom with three small children. But one small act of kindness by a neighbor let Bethany know she'd be okay.

    • 4 min
    Mas Masumoto's Story

    Mas Masumoto's Story

    A worker at a funeral home makes a special effort to locate the family members of an ailing woman, and unwittingly uncovers a family secret that goes back decades.

    • 4 min
    Julie Silverman's Story

    Julie Silverman's Story

    After Julie developed a persistent cough, no one seemed to be able to identify the cause. Then, her unsung hero stepped in and saved her life.

    • 4 min
    JoAnne Foley's Story

    JoAnne Foley's Story

    Forty years ago, when JoAnne was working the night shift as a neonatal nurse, a baby girl was born terminally ill. JoAnne recalls the way her supervisor, Nancy, went above and beyond to make the baby feel loved.

    • 4 min
    Ben Gomes' Story

    Ben Gomes' Story

    When Ben got a call about his mother being badly injured, he feared the worst. But when he arrived to the hospital, he learned how a stranger's quick thinking had saved her life.

    • 3 min
    Biar Kon's Story

    Biar Kon's Story

    Biar tells the story of a stranger who approached him on the street in Nairobi, Kenya and "sowed a seed of kindness" that he carries with him today.

    • 3 min

Customer Reviews

4.9 out of 5
908 Ratings

908 Ratings

Charlie_from_GA ,

Uplifting

This is a quick podcast that encourages me and inspires me to be someone’s unsung hero.

pustak123 ,

Noticing more, being more

Listening to this podcast has opened my eyes to taking more notice of the acts of kindness that are all around me. Which prompts me to be more intentional with my own kindness to others.

leduesp ,

Good Feels

When I’m tired of the news that out there, I can ground myself with this show. We’re inundated with negative and competitive media. This is the opposite

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