Here’s your daily dose of sweetness:
This week’s StoryCorps segment on NPR’s Morning Edition was a perfect conclusion to the week during which an uplifting moment came — as I described here — when a grown-up sat down with a young boy.
Today’s segment described the uplifting result when a young boy sat down with grown-ups.
Last year, Ceceley Chambers visited a Massachusetts home for people with memory loss. As a chaplain who has worked with seniors and hospice patients, Chambers knew the residents liked having kids around.
She just wasn’t sure her 9-year-old son, William, would feel the same about being there.
Listen StoryCorps: In Visit With Seniors, This Boy Learned Lessons That Go Beyond The Classroom
September 2, 2016
Kids today, eh?
About the blogger
Bob Collins has been with Minnesota Public Radio since 1992, emigrating to Minnesota from Massachusetts. He was senior editor of news in the ’90s, ran MPR’s political unit, created the MPR News regional website, invented the popular Select A Candidate, started the two most popular blogs in the history of MPR and every day laments that his Minnesota Fantasy Legislature project never caught on.
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