This I Believe - Rhode Island

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

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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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This I Believe Rhode Island
9:33 pm
Tue November 20, 2012

A Poem Remembering the Station Fire

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This I Believe Rhode Island
8:49 am
Wed November 14, 2012

How Children Succeed

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This I Believe Rhode Island
6:45 am
Wed November 7, 2012

Ukulele Power

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This I Believe Rhode Island
5:58 pm
Tue October 30, 2012

Mindfulness

RIPR – Mindfulness. For some this is a cliche designed for the modern age, bandied about much too casually. Perhaps the word mindfulness conjures up images of pensive acquaintances, eyes closed, sitting in yoga poses. For others mindfulness has much broader meaning, including paying close, moment-to-moment attention, with real intention, to our daily tasks and interactions with others. For Jan Keough mindfulness has come into her life in ways that are not at all trite and that are deeply, deeply personal.

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This I Believe Rhode Island
11:39 pm
Tue October 23, 2012

Bullying

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This I Believe Rhode Island
10:41 am
Wed October 17, 2012

Bearing Blindness

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This I Believe Rhode Island
10:22 pm
Tue October 9, 2012

Second Chances

RIPR – Former Rhode Island Training School inmate Miguel Rosario reflects on the powerful meaning of second chances in life.

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This I Believe Rhode Island
9:45 pm
Tue October 2, 2012

Art of Teaching

RIPR – Albert Einstein once said, "It is the supreme art of the teacher to awaken joy in creative expression and knowledge." That's a rather idealized vision of teaching, of course, and it doesn't always work out that way. Yet, as we hear from David Mellor, teaching can be full of wonderful surprises delivered in some rather delightful packaging.

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This I Believe Rhode Island
5:38 pm
Tue September 25, 2012

Utilitarianism

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This I Believe Rhode Island
8:06 pm
Tue September 18, 2012

Daily Words

RIPR – The 19th century author and critic Edgar Allen Poe once said, "Poetry is the rhythmical creation of beauty in words." Indeed, for many of us the careful assembly of words has the power to transform what we think, what we feel, and what we experience as we travel through life. As we hear from Lynnie Gobeille, words also have the remarkable ability to help us sort out life's biggest challenges and mysteries.

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