This I Believe - Rhode Island

Wednesday at 6:35 AM, 8:35 AM and 5:45 PM

Credit Scott Indermaur

Hosted by Frederic Reamer

Modeled on the popular 1950s radio series of the same name hosted by Edward R. Murrow, This I Believe - Rhode Island, hosted by Frederic Reamer, is an effort to share the many stories of people of Rhode Island... the personal experiences that have helped form the opinions of your neighbors. This I Believe - Rhode Island is also an opportunity for you to share your own beliefs and experiences.

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Arts & Culture
12:18 pm
Wed January 28, 2009

This I Believe: Acceptance

Providence, RI – All of us have encountered that painful moment in life when we realize, perhaps for the first time, that something precious to us - really precious to us - is drifting away. Gayle Goldin reflects on that challenging moment in her life, and on the path she has traveled since then. Goldin is a consultant in the nonprofit sector and the board president of Adoption Rhode Island. She lives with her husband and two young sons in Providence.

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Arts & Culture
12:20 pm
Wed January 21, 2009

This I Believe: Truth

Providence, RI – Sadly, many of us have experienced profound trauma in our lives - trauma that, over time, has a great deal to do with the people we become, the struggles we face, our triumphs in life, and our passions. Kim Baker tells us about trauma in her life that, until very recently, was a deep, dark secret. Today, she is empowered by her past. Baker has been teaching writing in academe and business for 16 years.

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This I Believe Rhode Island
8:03 am
Wed January 14, 2009

This I Believe: Hospital Visits

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This I Believe Rhode Island
8:02 am
Wed January 7, 2009

This I Believe: Singing Together

Providence, RI – Many of us spend years in search of community, yearning for deep connection with other people. We search for connection in our families, in our neighborhoods, and in our own backyards. This week's essayist, Ruth Marris-Macaulay, reflects on a time in her life when she found that connection far from home.

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Arts & Culture
7:28 am
Fri August 1, 2008

This I Believe: Race

PROVIDENCE, R.I. – William Miles lives in Seekonk and is a professor of political science at Northeastern University. He tells us about what he realized after his time in the Peace Corps.

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