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Changing the world for the better, one letter at a time.

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  • (Self Proclained) Emperor Joshua Abraham Norton now 202 years old is alive and well in San Francisco

    (Self Proclained) Emperor Joshua Abraham Norton now 202 years old is alive and well in San Francisco

    24/09/2020 Duração: 24min

    Emperor Joshua Norton came to San Francisco at the age of 30 from Capetown where he was raised. He arrived with what would be today a fortune of $1,000,000. He had known great business success in San Francisco until he made one wrong move and lost everything. He disappeared for a couple of years; no one knew where he...

  • Back on stage 4 weeks after losing her leg to cancer the unstoppable Anita Hollander brings new meaning to “the show must go on”

    Back on stage 4 weeks after losing her leg to cancer the unstoppable Anita Hollander brings new meaning to “the show must go on”

    20/09/2020 Duração: 37min

    Anita Hollander, Broadway star, first took to the stage at the age of 4. Unstoppable; she was not even on the program but walked right up on to the stage and gave the audience a performance from “Guys and Dolls”.  Yes, she walked up as if she belonged there. Which, of course, she did. She always knew she was meant...

  • Terri Dora Wong multi-level creative genius who survived maternal abuse and the love letter she wrote to her father

    Terri Dora Wong multi-level creative genius who survived maternal abuse and the love letter she wrote to her father

    13/09/2020 Duração: 27min

    Terri Dora Wong looks like a work of art on any given day. As a fashion desinger and restorer of vintage items, for Terri, it is never even the chicest of jeans; it is always the most glamorous of Chinese fashion whether she has created it from scratch or redisgned something existing. The miracle is not just her artistic genius...

  • Nic Novicki actor, comedian and film producer adds to his work finding roles for people with disabilities

    Nic Novicki actor, comedian and film producer adds to his work finding roles for people with disabilities

    10/09/2020 Duração: 31min

    Nic Novicki is known on six continents for his work as an actor, comedian and producer of several feature films, television pilots and web series, and through Armed Forces Entertainment has toured for the US troops. A few of his television roles include Boardwalk Empire, The Sopranos, The Good Doctor (give a click you’ll be happy you did)...

  • The Love Letter Squad back with writing to the dying and deceased

    The Love Letter Squad back with writing to the dying and deceased

    02/09/2020 Duração: 30min

    Yes, that is what they called us at the station for years when Love Letters Live was on the radio. The two of us, the Love Letter Squad. We are together again, Tresa and I, for this conversation about writing love letters to the dying and to those people we love who have left this earth and sometimes left us...

  • How does it feel to write a love letter to a mother who has passed away? Ask Karen Moss Hale.

    How does it feel to write a love letter to a mother who has passed away? Ask Karen Moss Hale.

    30/08/2020 Duração: 30min

    If you have not told your mother how much you love her while she was here on earth with you, is it too late to tell her after she is gone? Not at all. Karen Moss Hale of Newclevelandradio talks about her love letter written after her mother died. This was not an easy task for her, but she...

  • We The People, people. It is our turn to help the post office and have a whale of a time doing it

    We The People, people. It is our turn to help the post office and have a whale of a time doing it

    28/08/2020 Duração: 21min

    The US Post Office has been working for us, has been our servant, our bond and our consoler since the colonists establishment it in 1639, needing help as they did sending letters back to England. Messengers have always been critical to the survival of any society. Century after century, decade after decade, day after day through wars, depressions, pandemics,...

  • William May learned how to play the piano, grew a beard, bought a skillet and more during coronavirus lockdown

    William May learned how to play the piano, grew a beard, bought a skillet and more during coronavirus lockdown

    19/08/2020 Duração: 25min

    William May has spent 34 years as the head doorman at the Fairmont Hotel, and with the hotel closed due to coronavirus, his life has changed drastucaly. He has always been a man with his heart, mind and eyes open to possibilities, so as each presented itself when he least expexted it, he dove right in. William is, at his...

  • René Levy PhD medical research scientist says we can mend America’s political divide

    René Levy PhD medical research scientist says we can mend America’s political divide

    13/08/2020 Duração: 26min

    Something awful has happened in America. Factions of the left and the right seem to be at a low-level tribal war. Hatred runs high and it does not take much to trigger it. Too may people are frightened and seeing threats where they do not really exist, and it is letting that senseless hatred run rampant that is the...

  • Joey Travolta’s passion and compassion means inclusion and always did

    Joey Travolta’s passion and compassion means inclusion and always did

    03/06/2020 Duração: 26min

    You may know Joey Travolta as a singer, actor and director, but being a teacher of special needs children was where his passion was. A kinder man you would not find, but he credits his own father with having given the gift of kindness to his children. This is a gift that Joey took to heart and let it...

  • The mail must go through and it always did even at risk of death for the postal workers

    The mail must go through and it always did even at risk of death for the postal workers

    17/05/2020 Duração: 25min

    The history of the US Post Office is a history of facing danger, of staring it right in the eyes from up close and being daunted not for a minute. The history of the US Post Office is a history of taking care of the American people. Find out what the post office was looking for in its mail...

  • Voting still a privilege and a duty not to be taken for granted- make sure your voice is heard

    Voting still a privilege and a duty not to be taken for granted- make sure your voice is heard

    07/05/2020 Duração: 27min

    Those of us who have reached a certain age were taught in elementary school that voting is the underlying power of a democracy, that it was both a privilege and a duty never to be ignored. We understood the seriousness of voting for our elected officials, that we were, each of us, guaranteed the right to cast our ballot....

  • Mother’s Day is coming, and, I know the present she wants. So do you.

    Mother’s Day is coming, and, I know the present she wants. So do you.

    04/05/2020 Duração: 09min

    Mother’s Day is almost here. With you in coronavirus isolation unable to spend a nice leisurely day shopping in her favorite stores for the perfect gift. Yes, you can do what the news stories are telling you can do; go online and send flowers, send her a gift certificate for her favorite restaurant, if and only if they are...

  • Love letters to pets? Yes!!

    Love letters to pets? Yes!!

    25/04/2020 Duração: 12min

    Is there anything quite like the jolt of happiness that comes with getting a new pet? Is there anything quite like the unconditional love that a pet can bring us? Probably not. When the day has gone not so well, when we are grieving, when we have been dumped by romance, when the job we wanted went to someone...

  • Honoring the coronavirus dead they are people not numbers as reported daily

    Honoring the coronavirus dead; they are people not numbers as reported daily

    14/04/2020 Duração: 13min

    We are warned to wash our hands for 20 seconds and often. We are told to stay 6′ from all other human beings. We must wear protective masks when out of the house. We have a new vocabulary that includes “sheltering at home” “social distancing” “rising numbers” and “essential businesses” “spiking” “ventilators” “home-made masks” and a host of other...

  • Why write more love letters during these days of coronavirus

    Why write more love letters during these days of coronavirus

    06/04/2020 Duração: 16min

    We are living through days of extreme challenge, extreme sadness and a horrible death toll. Rules for living have changed right before our eyes. There is more a need than ever for the human race to pull together to defeat this virus that has assaulted us with such brutality and speed. And, pull together it has in ways both...

  • Barbara Rose Brooker with the truth the whole truth nothing but the truth

    Barbara Rose Brooker with the truth the whole truth nothing but the truth

    15/03/2020 Duração: 26min

    That is because telling the truth is her driving force. It comes naturally to her. You can see this in her novels, The Rise and Fall of a Jewish American Princess a wrenching personal story, The Viagra Diaries (don’t even ask!) and her latest, Love, Sometimes: A Novel About Risk, Hollywood and Controversial Love , a more than...

  • Linda Nacif’s long and labyrinthine journey from California to Mexico and back to her own roots

    Linda Nacif’s long and labyrinthine journey from California to Mexico and back to her own roots

    20/02/2020 Duração: 41min

    Linda Nacif shares a personal story so complex that only listening to her tell it will do it justice. Suffice it to say that she was born into one culture and, for reasons of love having grabbed a hold of her when she was 17 and on a trip to Mexico, she switched. Yes, redefined herself totally, married the best...

  • Vilunya Diskin co-author of Our Bodies Ourselves tells how it grew from grievance to success

    Vilunya Diskin co-author of Our Bodies Ourselves tells how it grew from grievance to success

    07/02/2020 Duração: 24min

    Our Bodies Ouselves, the book that millions of women turn to for information they could not get elsewhere. With 4,000,000+copies in print in 29 languages worldwide, it has become the saving grace for countless women across the globe. This book made women safe through the power of information. It was the 1960s, and hard as it is to...

  • Redwing Keyssar as a Midwife to the Dying Eases the Transition

    Redwing Keyssar as a Midwife to the Dying Eases the Transition

    28/11/2019 Duração: 30min

    How often do we hear as the first response on hearing that someone has died, “Was it expected?” What?! Maybe that is fear talking or a stalling for time until we can figure out what we really want to say when someone we know has died. But given that life comes with a guarantee of death, how can we not...

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