Broadcast weekly on Bob Edwards' SiriusXM Satellite Radio and public radio shows, This I Believe features the voices, personal experiences, and profound insights of students, educators, politicians, artists, executives, the struggling and the successful. These diverse, engaging essays are valuable lessons for those just starting out or anyone dealing with life's challenges. Whether penned by the famous or the previously unknown, they reveal the American spirit at its best.Includes: "Our Vulnerability Is Our Strength" by Colin Bates, who cares for people with disabilities"The Art of Being a Neighbor" by Eve Birch, who was once homeless"A Taste of Success" by Geoffrey Canada, president and CEO of the Harlem Children's Zone"Listening Is Powerful Medicine" by Dr. Alicia Conill, who learned an important lesson from an elderly patient"Inviting the World to Dinner" by Jim Haynes, who has welcomed strangers into his home each week for 30 years"Finding Our Common Ground" by Robin Mize, a liberal from a conservative family"To Hear Your Inner Voice" by Christine Todd Whitman, former governor of New Jerseyand many more.
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"This third audiobook release of essays from NPR's radio program "This I Believe" focuses on the lessons that have proved central to people from various walks of life. The authors of these brief essays--everyday people, young and old, rich and poor--read their works aloud in their own voices, providing the listener with a more meaningful and touching listening experience. The concept of having people read the philosophies by which they live was first developed by Edward R. Murrow. The featured narrators recount pivotal moments in their lives that taught them valuable lessons, which, in turn, have provided guiding principles for how they conduct their lives. Listeners can integrate the wisdom of others' experiences into their own lives. S.E.G. Winner of AudioFile Earphones Award (c) AudioFile 2011, Portland, Maine"
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