This I Believe - Rhode Island: Dancing

Providence, RI – NPR listeners love the stories we air that feature in-depth analysis of complex and nuanced issues examined from every possible angle. These are the stories that inform, the stories that tax our brains. But most of us feel saturated at times, even burdened, by hard news stories, no matter how skillfully they're constructed. As Kim Baker reminds us, sometimes we need to simply let go, let our hair down, and let loose.

Baker has been teaching writing in academe and business for 16 years. She currently is the writing coach at Roger Williams University School of Law. A published poet and an advocate to end violence against women, Baker lives with her spouse in Oakland Beach.