Me, You, We
By Me, You, We
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Me, You, We is a community podcast project produced by the Burlingame Public Library. The purpose of this project is to take the MEs and the YOUs of society and create a more connected WE. Everyone is interesting in their own way and everyone has a story to tell. meyouwepodcast.com
||Clean109: Maryam Refahi - "The casualness of their kindness. The enormity of their generosity."||On a recent trip to Iran, Maryam Refahi learned the power of simple human kindness. Whether we realize it or not, the things we do, both big and small, can change the course of someone's day. As Maryam says, "Our actions can make a huge difference in||2/13/2017||Free||View in iTunes|
||Clean108: Karen Lynch - "We can get through the pain and the hurt...but we come out better and stronger"||In 2013, a health scare changed the way Karen approached life. She decided to scale things back and take a more inward approach, but she also felt a need to look outward and help others. Produced and edited by Tommy McMahon Music by Tommy McMahon meyouw||5/23/2016||Free||View in iTunes|
||Clean107: Manuel Caneri - "...people have pictures of their kids or of their dead grandparents. No. I had one of me and Dolly."||Manuel Caneri is a familiar face around the Burlingame Library. He's been working here for 21 years, but you might also know him from some of his performances in various stage productions around the Bay Area. He's a big film fan, but he's an even bigger||5/23/2016||Free||View in iTunes|
||Clean106: Gamze Akildez - "For those 10 terrible days, I just couldn't believe that I was about to lose my mom."||At 12 years old, Gamze Akildez is the youngest person to participate in this project so far. For years and years, she'd wanted to have a younger sibling. When her parents announced that they were expecting a child, she jumped for joy. Unfortunately, the||5/9/2016||Free||View in iTunes|
||Clean105: Rachel Richanbach - "I do like that kinda off feeling, because that's where I'm comfortable."||For Rachel Richanbach, traditional schooling wasn't the best fit. As things got worse for her, she decided that she needed to do something else. At age 15, she enrolled in the California Culinary Academy in San Francisco. After spending 6 months develop||5/4/2016||Free||View in iTunes|
||Clean104: Rochelle Yonezawa - "What you do has an effect on so many things and people around you."||Rochelle Yonezawa is a former physician. She made the decision to leave her profession to care for her family. That decision wasn't an easy one and didn't always sit well. She explains the importance of two family themes that have shaped the way she li||4/28/2016||Free||View in iTunes|
||Clean103: Rochelle Yonezawa - "It took a child to point that out to me"||Rochelle Yonezawa is a former physician. On a warm day in October of 1989, something was set into motion that changed her life. A few simple words helped her refocus on what was important in life. This is part one of a two part episode. Produced and ed||4/26/2016||Free||View in iTunes|
||Clean102: Jerry Murphy - "Darkness has no particular terror to me...It just is"||Jerry Murphy has lived in Burlingame for over 60 years and can regularly be seen walking near and far in his bright neon orange vest. A former IT specialist, he had to stop working when a hereditary disease left him completely blind. He is||4/14/2016||Free||View in iTunes|
||Clean101: "What is Me, You, We?"||Me, You, We is a community podcast project produced by Tommy McMahon and the Burlingame Public Library. The purpose of this project is to take the MEs and the YOUs of society and create a more connected WE. Everyone is interesting in their own way and e||4/14/2016||Free||View in iTunes|
People are interesting
You are interesting. People around you are interesting. The hard part is being open to learning about the interestingness of others.
This podcast seems aimed to explore this.
If you like This American Life, Radiolab, or any of the Radiotopia family of podcasts this is going to be right up your alley.