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Kindness: What Role Does Kindness Play in Our Lives?

Mister Rogers with the Neighborhood Trolley
Church Militant

In conjunction with the PBS airing at 8 p.m. Feb. 9, of the Mr. Rogers documentary "Won't You Be My Neighbor?" and as part of Maine Public’s statewide Good Neighbors initiative, we discuss the role that kindness plays in our world and share stories from our listeners about the power of goodness in their lives.


Vaishali Mamgain, associate professor of economics, University of Southern Maine; director, Center for Compassion

Rev. Kenneth Lewis, senior pastor, Green Memorial A.M.E. Zion Church; senior director, MaineHealth Center for Tobacco Independence

Amy Wood (by phone), psychologist, coach

Jennifer McDorr, organizer, Kindness Day in Bath