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 retired from Minnesota Public Radio in 2019 after 12 years of writing NewsCut and pointing out to complainants that posts weren’t news stories. A son of Massachusetts, he was a news editor 1992-1998, created the MPR News regional website in 1999, invented the popular Select A Candidate, started several blogs, and every day lamented that his Minnesota Fantasy Legislature project never caught on.