Sunday Morning Magazine with Rodney Lear

Melissa Stockwell_People with Disabilities Doing Amazing Things_Seg #4 (March 17, 2019)

Melissa Stockwell, Former U.S. Army Officer and Paralympian. In 2004, while serving in Iraq, Melissa lost a leg to a roadside bomb. For her service, Stockwell was award a Purple Heart and a Bronze Star Medal. She joined the show to discuss her incredible journey.

Sunday Morning Magazine with Rodney Lear
00:09:24 3/17/2019

Past Episodes

Frank Adams, Executive Director, Cincinnati Computer Cooperative. The Cincinnati Computer Cooperative is a nonprofit that provides low cost, refurbished computers to those in need, with a focus on educations. Refurbished guaranteed laptops from the nonprofit Cincinnati Computer Cooperative start at $150 and include free software and a 1 year guarantee.
00:12:14 8/11/2019
John Lengyel and Jason Tinch, Queen City Rugby Football Club. Queen City Rugby Club is a non-profit organization (501(c)3). On Saturday, August 24th Queen City Rugby Club is holding a fundraiser to benefit Autism Speaks by selling tickets for $30 which will get you a t-shirt, a Cincinnati Metro Streetcar Pass, and a wristband to drink specials at multiple bars downtown. You must check in by 9pm at The Blind Pig to receive your shirt and Streetcar Pass. All proceeds go to Autism Speaks! We hope to see you all there!
00:11:32 8/11/2019
Jeff Kinney, Author, Diary of a Wimpy Kid. In 1998 Jeff came up with the idea for Diary of a Wimpy Kid, a story about a middle-school weakling named Greg Heffley. Jeff worked on his book for almost eight years before showing it to a publisher in New York. Jeff Kinney was born in 1971 in Maryland and attended the University of Maryland in the early 1990s. It was there that Jeff ran a comic strip called "Igdoof" in the campus newspaper, and he knew he wanted to be a cartoonist.
00:10:19 8/11/2019
Jessica Kensky and Patrick Downes were married in 2012 and were injured during the Boston Marathon bombing in 2013. Rescue joined them several months later. Their story has been featured by many national media outlets as well as in feature films and documentaries, and their inspiring efforts to educate the public by sharing their personal stories of healing have touched millions of people around the world.
00:13:30 8/4/2019
Rob Seideman, Executive Director, May We Help. May We Help (MWH) is a game-changer for people with disabilities who are striving to become more independent and/or pursue a passion. The problem MWH clients face is that - in order to become more independent or pursue their passion - they require a device that isn't available commercially, or they require a modification to an existing device. So MWH's team of volunteer engineers, designers, inventors, makers and artisans design it for them! At no cost to the client!
00:15:22 8/4/2019
David Staal, Author, Words Kids Need to Hear. Words matter. Words can build up, or words can tear down. As parents and church leaders, do we use our words well? Words Kids Need to Hear offers compelling, yet simple ways to build up the hearts of children through meaningful and well-chosen words. What children hear from adults they trust makes a significant impact?now and for years to come.Words Kids Need to Hear offers an easy-to-follow learning path. Each of the seven chapters focuses on a single statement kids need to hear from parents, children's workers, and other close adults.
00:25:15 8/4/2019
Raising a Screen-Smart Kid: Embrace the Good and Avoid the Bad in the Digital Age Most kids get their first smartphone at the same time that they're experiencing major developmental changes. Making mistakes has always been a part of growing up, but how do parents help their kids navigate childhood and adolescence at a time when social media has the potential to magnify the consequences of those mistakes? In Raising a Screen-Smart Kid: Embrace the Good and Avoid the Bad in the Digital Age, Julianna Miner untangles today's digital landscape and offers practical advice for parents to help their kids avoid the pitfalls and reap the benefits of the digital age.
00:15:22 7/28/2019
Indigenous representation is super scarce in children's programming, and Indigenous heroines pretty much non-existent. With this summer's launch of Molly of Denali, PBS is aiming to change that. Molly of Denali was thoughtfully and proudly created with an Alaska Native working group of Indigenous screenwriters, producers, production teams, advisers, and even Alaska Native children, who are featured in the show's live-action interstitials, teaching young viewers about their way of life, all of which imbues the series with true authenticity.
00:13:56 7/28/2019
Cullen Jones, Olympic Gold Medalist. According to figures from the USA Swimming Foundation, nearly 70% of Black children do not know how to swim, with Hispanic children trailing closely behind at 68%. The foundation has teamed up with Olympic gold medalist, Cullen Jones for it's Make A Splash initiative to help more minority children learn to swim. Cullen, who is only the second African-American to win an Olympic Gold medal in swimming, joined Sunday Morning Magazine from his training facility in North Carolina to explain why he decided to team up with the USA Swimming Foundation for the program.
00:07:50 7/28/2019
It's our 6th Annual Sunday Morning Magazine with Rodney Lear Recommended Summer Reading List Show. We have reviewed a number of books and put together a list of what we think are some of the best summer reads in three categories: Picture Books, Middle School and Young Adults. Picture Book--HOW DO YOU CARE FOR A VERY SICK BEAR? By Vanessa Bayer
00:11:34 7/21/2019

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