Tough and Universal: Stories of Grit
By Louisville Public Media
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This limited-run podcast from WFPL — produced in partnership with IDEAS xLab — brings you first-person accounts from people in your community who’ve overcome some significant challenge and thrived despite the odds. They’re hopeful stories, in a world that’s often full of the opposite.
||ExplicitTough And Universal: Longtime Educator Catherine Talbott Is Still Passionate About Teaching||Catherine Talbott is 73 years old, and learned a lot from 27 years of teaching. "I was able to really see that every child has something special,” she said. “But we have to provide the setup."||10/11/2018||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanTough And Universal: Law School Graduate Carlos Hernandez Remembers Journey From Cuba To Louisville||Carlos Hernandez Ocampo has done a lot since defecting from Cuba and arriving in the U.S. when he was 11 years old. He's earned degrees in law and art, had two kids and served in the U.S. Navy.||10/4/2018||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanTough And Universal: Cooking Instructor Nikkia Rhodes Remembers Smoketown Childhood||Louisville cooking instructor Nikkia Rhodes calls herself “lucky.” A lot has changed in her life since grappling with parental incarceration and substance abuse when she was a kid.||9/28/2018||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanTough and Universal - A New Podcast from WFPL and IDEAS xLab||Beginning later this week, WFPL will air the first story in a new series: “Tough and Universal: Stories of Grit.” These stories — produced in partnership with IDEAS xLab — are first-person accounts from people in your community who’ve overcom||9/26/2018||Free||View in iTunes|