A Story Of Kindness In Venice, Italy
As Parkinson’s disease worsened for Bernard Michaels, his family took him on a final trip to Europe. Early in the trip, a slip in Venice, Italy landed him in the hospital.
His daughter, Sonia, set out with a collapsible wheelchair to meet him, but 17 staired footbridges, slick with rain, stood between them. Fortunately, others took notice.
Sonia Michaels shares a story of kindness in a foreign place for Kind World, a series from Here & Now contributing station WBUR that celebrates acts of kindness.
Kind World is produced by Zack Ezor, Lisa Tobin and Nate Goldman. If you have a story of kindness to share, please send them a message or email them at firstname.lastname@example.org.
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