Everyday Bravery
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The podcast series that celebrates and salutes the unsung heroes-next-door who practice acts of bravery every day. Be inspired by real-life stories from people who dare to dream big, speak up, hang in, say no, let go, and take action. Hear how their unnoticed acts of courage and selflessness enrich the lives of loved ones and, quite possibly, yours. Hosted by Meg Wilcox, produced by Prudential.

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    Everyday Bravery in Love & Loss

    Losing a loved one. Losing your eyesight. Moving forward with your life takes bravery. Meet Rachel, who tackled her bucket list while she could still see; Amelia, who found joy in singing again after losing her joy in life; and Mickey’s many admirers, who are keeping her glittery spirit alive.

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    Everyday Bravery Forgives and Accepts

    Forget about forgetting. Forgiving and accepting is harder. Giving someone’s who has hurt you a chance at redemption is an everyday act of bravery. Like Zorana calling out the father who left without a word; or Damion, who healed old wounds by forgiving his attacker; and Brenda, who gave up on retirement to care for her disabled great-grandchild instead. Learn more about Damion's organization, Project Pneuma, [here][1].

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    Everyday Bravery Bets on You

    Putting others first can mean putting yourself at risk. Showing up, reaching out, and taking charge are everyday acts of bravery. Meet Marilyn who saves a life on her vacation; Tracey, who quits her job and goes to law school; Mike and Aileen who build a hotel with their bare hands; and Mike MacMillan who takes a risk and helps a desperate animal.

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    Everyday Bravery Runs in the Family

    Putting our families first isn’t always as easy as it sounds. Stepping up for the people we love can take courage. In this episode, Tom and his mom team up to solve a crime; 6-year-old Eloise has to be brave while her dad serves in Afghanistan, and Michael makes a tough decision when their family dog becomes dangerous.

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    Everyday Bravery Goes to Work

    Jobs have a way of testing us. Facing fears to land a dream job, or having the courage to walk away from one that isn’t—everyday acts of bravery can have a big impact. In this episode, we'll hear from Erin, and her live TV news “trial by fire”; from Monica, a cruise ship actor who can't swim; Jon, who abandons science for adventure, and Tobin, who deals with the aftermath of an animal hit by a car.

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    Everyday Bravery in Sickness and Health

    Making sacrifices to help others makes you stronger. Everyday acts of bravery reward you in ways you never imagined. Hear about an unplanned home birth; about sisters meeting the woman who received their father's heart, and an artist who paints for kids fighting sickness in a hospital.

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    Everyday Bravery Takes a Stand

    It takes courage to stand up and face your fears—from stage fright to walking alone at night. Running toward, not away from, a challenge takes everyday acts of bravery. In this episode, we meet: Sophie, who stalks her stalker; Peter, who fights anxiety with stand-up; Barbara wants to be a cheerleader again, and Rhiannon, who stands up to a preschool bully (courtesy of Raconteurs).

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    Introducing Everyday Bravery

    Be inspired by real-life stories from people who dare to dream big, speak up, hang in, say no, let go, and take action. Hear how their acts of courage enrich their lives and the ones they love, and could enrich yours.