This I Believe - Rhode Island

Wednesday at 6:45 AM, 8:45 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.

If you are interested in submitting an essay, please see our guidelines here.

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.

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.

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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