The Daily Smile

Wondery

Everyone needs a reminder about just how good people can be. On Wondery’s new series The Daily Smile, host Nikki Boyer brings you stories that will make you feel good each weekday morning. With interviews, inspiring clips, and chats with special guests and passionate friends, The Daily Smile takes you on a journey into goodness, gives you all t

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September is National Suicide Prevention Awareness Month. On today's episode, we'll be sharing the story of Robert Campbell, who survived a painful crisis. And he's now sharing a story of hope and renewal.NOTE: In this episode we talk about suicide, depression, and addiction. If this isn’t the right time for you to listen, maybe another time will be.Follow Robert on Instagram and TwitterDonate to the American Foundation for Suicide Prevention through Robert’s teamTell us what’s making you smile! Send a voice memo to smile@wondery.com Our theme song is “Smile” by Ryan Innes--Support us by supporting our sponsors!Try Athletic Greens today! Claim your special offer at atheleticgreens.com/SMILEMake a great thing even better. Go to OMGyes.com/SMILE for a special discount.

Sep 24

25 min

A message-in-a-bottle travels over 4,000 miles in the ocean and a precious item goes missing in a garden for nearly four decades — both Nikki and Mr. Malone make some unexpected discoveries in this episode. Follow Mr. Malone on Twitter and InstagramTell us what’s making you smile! Send a voice memo to smile@wondery.com Our theme song is “Smile” by Ryan Innes--Support us by supporting our sponsors!Try Athletic Greens today! Claim your special offer at atheleticgreens.com/SMILEMake a great thing even better. Go to OMGyes.com/SMILE for a special discount.

Sep 23

20 min

Supermodel Karolina Kurkova has been locked down at home just like all of us, but in quarantine she's come up with a new way to channel her passion for fashion that's helping keep us all healthy and safe.Learn more about Karolina’s Masks for All collaboration with Billie BloomsDiscover Karolina’s family wellness brand: Gryph & IvyRoseFollow Karolina on InstagramTell us what’s making you smile! Send a voice memo to smile@wondery.com Our theme song is “Smile” by Ryan Innes--Support us by supporting our sponsors!Try Athletic Greens today! Claim your special offer at atheleticgreens.com/SMILEMake a great thing even better. Go to OMGyes.com/SMILE for a special discount.

Sep 22

22 min

U.S. Supreme Court Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg was iconic. Some would even say notorious. And her journey to the highest court in the land was just as incredible as the woman herself.Tell us what’s making you smile! Send a voice memo to smile@wondery.com Our theme song is “Smile” by Ryan Innes--Support us by supporting our sponsors!Try Athletic Greens today! Claim your special offer at atheleticgreens.com/SMILEMake a great thing even better. Go to OMGyes.com/SMILE for a special discount.

Sep 21

25 min

Most people know Bevy Smith as co-host of the Bravo show Fashion Queens and host of the daily podcast Bevelations. But what they may not know is the path this self described ‘curvy woman from Harlem’ took to get there. Nikki gets the scoop on Bevy’s late career fame on TV, surviving COVID-19, her long-running SiriusXM podcast, and forthcoming memoir “Bevelations; Lessons from a Mutha, Auntie, Bestie.”Follow Bevy online at Bevy Smith For more on her forthcoming memoir have a sneak peek here Bevelations | Bevy Smith | MacmillanTell us what’s making you smile! Send a voice memo to smile@wondery.com Our theme song is “Smile” by Ryan Innes--Support us by supporting our sponsors!Upgrade your hard seltzer with Vizzy - vizzyhardseltzer.comLearn more about your dog with Embark. Use promo code SMILE for 15% off!

Sep 18

21 min

Demi Skipper is looking for a trade and she’s bartering for something big. And it all began with one small bobby pin. Follow Demi's Trade Me Project on TikTok and InstagramTell us what’s making you smile! Send a voice memo to smile@wondery.com Our theme song is “Smile” by Ryan Innes--Support us by supporting our sponsors!Upgrade your hard seltzer with Vizzy - vizzyhardseltzer.comLearn more about your dog with Embark. Use promo code SMILE for 15% off!

Sep 17

21 min

When Catherine and Allison realized that their mom and dad were perfect for each other, they set a scheme in motion that’s straight out of a romantic-comedy.Follow Allison on TikTok and InstagramFollow Catherine on TikTok and InstagramTell us what’s making you smile! Send a voice memo to smile@wondery.com Our theme song is “Smile” by Ryan Innes--Support us by supporting our sponsors!Upgrade your hard seltzer with Vizzy - vizzyhardseltzer.comLearn more about your dog with Embark. Use promo code SMILE for 15% off!

Sep 16

21 min

Twelve-year-old Gideon Kidd is an expert dog-petter. He’s pet over a thousand dogs, but don’t get jealous — he’s sharing all of his pets, and his wisdom, with the world.Follow I’ve Pet That Dog on Twitter, Instagram, Facebook, and onlinePre-order Gideon's book, “Pet That Dog! A Handbook for Making Four-Legged Friends,” hereTell us what’s making you smile! Send a voice memo to smile@wondery.com Our theme song is “Smile” by Ryan Innes--Support us by supporting our sponsors!Learn more about your dog with Embark. Use promo code SMILE for 15% off!Upgrade your hard seltzer with Vizzy - vizzyhardseltzer.com

Sep 15

26 min

What do emu siblings, a Chilean Batman, chocolate rain, and a lazy sloth have in common? Find out in this wacky conversation between Nikki and Mr. Malone.Follow Mr. Malone on Twitter and InstagramTell us what’s making you smile! Send a voice memo to smile@wondery.com Our theme song is “Smile” by Ryan Innes--Support us by supporting our sponsors!Upgrade your hard seltzer with Vizzy - vizzyhardseltzer.comLearn more about your dog with Embark. Use promo code SMILE for 15% off!

Sep 14

23 min

In her late 90’s, Venezuelan artist Luchita Hurtado attained the kind of art world ‘rock stardom’ that eluded her most of her life. On the eve of her 100th birthday, she was honored with the first major retrospective of her work at the Los Angeles County Museum of Art. Nikki talks to LACMA curator Jennifer King about Luchita’s kaleidoscopic life and art. See Luchita’s art online at Luchita Hurtado: I Live I Die I Will Be RebornListen to interviews with Luchita online at Made in LA 2018: Luchita Hurtado and Luchita Hurtado: I Live I Die I Will Be RebornTell us what’s making you smile! Send a voice memo to smile@wondery.com Our theme song is “Smile” by Ryan Innes--Support us by supporting our sponsors!Upgrade your hard seltzer with Vizzy - vizzyhardseltzer.comMake a great thing even better. Go to OMGyes.com/SMILE for a special discount.

Sep 11

27 min

Sports are back and The Daily Smile is getting in on the fun with its own bracket… of ’80s movies. Nikki battles it out with Ross Mathews of RuPaul’s Drag Race to answer the ultimate question — which film will take home the title of ‘80s Movie Madness champion?Follow Ross on Instagram, Twitter, and FacebookCheck out Ross’ website to learn about his book, podcast, and moreTell us what’s making you smile! Send a voice memo to smile@wondery.com Our theme song is “Smile” by Ryan Innes--Support us by supporting our sponsors!Make a great thing even better. Go to OMGyes.com/SMILE for a special discount.Upgrade your hard seltzer with Vizzy - vizzyhardseltzer.com

Sep 10

31 min

Emma Smreker searches through used bookstores and thrift shops on the weekends. But she isn’t looking for an amazing deal… she’s searching for things hidden within the pages of secondhand books.Follow In Used Books on Instagram (@inusedbooks)Tell us what’s making you smile! Send a voice memo to smile@wondery.com Our theme song is “Smile” by Ryan Innes--Support us by supporting our sponsors!Upgrade your hard seltzer with Vizzy - vizzyhardseltzer.comMake a great thing even better. Go to OMGyes.com/SMILE for a special discount.

Sep 9

25 min

Colton Underwood has had a busy few months — he launched a podcast, published a book, and battled coronavirus. Now, he’s taking life day by day, just like the rest of us. He chats with Nikki about life after The Bachelor, what he’s learned in this time at home, his charity, and the new love in his life.Follow Colton on Instagram, Twitter, and FacebookLearn more about the Colton Underwood Legacy Foundation, and follow it on FacebookTell us what’s making you smile! Send a voice memo to smile@wondery.com Our theme song is “Smile” by Ryan Innes--Support us by supporting our sponsors!Upgrade your hard seltzer with Vizzy - vizzyhardseltzer.comMake a great thing even better. Go to OMGyes.com/SMILE for a special discount.

Sep 8

25 min

Nikki and Mr. Malone share stories of a lost pup who finds his dream job and a blue lobster who doesn’t have the blues anymore.Follow Mr. Malone on Twitter and InstagramTell us what’s making you smile! Send a voice memo to smile@wondery.com Our theme song is “Smile” by Ryan Innes--Support us by supporting our sponsors!Upgrade your hard seltzer with Vizzy - vizzyhardseltzer.com

Sep 4

20 min

Keith Garrett (AKA: Chef Ocho) wants to bring his South LA community together through a common love: tacos. Follow Chef Ocho on Instagram and FacebookTell us what’s making you smile! Send a voice memo to smile@wondery.com Our theme song is “Smile” by Ryan Innes--Support us by supporting our sponsors!Upgrade your hard seltzer with Vizzy - vizzyhardseltzer.com

Sep 3

17 min

Ross O’Connell Jennings has pipes. Bagpipes, that is! What started as a hobby has become a passion, and now he’s on a mission to do something big. Follow Ross’ journey on social media: @thefirstpiperVisit Ross’ website: thefirstpiper.com Tell us what’s making you smile! Send a voice memo to smile@wondery.com Our theme song is “Smile” by Ryan Innes--Support us by supporting our sponsors!Upgrade your hard seltzer with Vizzy - vizzyhardseltzer.com

Sep 2

23 min

Singer-songwriter Nicole Atkins’ life has changed a lot in the last couple of years. She quit drinking, she’s made peace with herself, and her music is better than ever. She talks to Nikki about her life and gives a surprise performance.Follow Nicole on Instagram, Twitter, and FacebookCheck out Nicole’s websiteTell us what’s making you smile! Send a voice memo to smile@wondery.com Our theme song is “Smile” by Ryan Innes--Support us by supporting our sponsors!Upgrade your hard seltzer with Vizzy - vizzyhardseltzer.com

Sep 1

22 min

Chelsea Phaire is an artist, philanthropist, and all around do-gooder. At just 10-years-old, Chelsea did something pretty extraordinary. And not only did it make a difference in her life, it helped thousands of other kids, too.Learn more about Chelsea’s Charity and see how you can get involved — chelseascharity.com Follow Chelsea’s Charity on Instagram, Twitter, and FacebookTell us what’s making you smile! Send a voice memo to smile@wondery.com Our theme song is “Smile” by Ryan Innes--Support us by supporting our sponsors!Upgrade your hard seltzer with Vizzy - vizzyhardseltzer.com

Aug 31

20 min

Sometimes you have to just go out and make your own dreams come true. Nikki talks to an inspired young woman determined to give every little girl the chance to have dolls that look like them.Learn more about Zoe and the Healthy Roots Dolls missionFollow Healthy Roots Dolls on Facebook, Instagram, or TwitterTell us what’s making you smile! Send a voice memo to smile@wondery.com Our theme song is “Smile” by Ryan Innes--Support us by supporting our sponsors!Try Athletic Greens today! Claim your special offer at atheleticgreens.com/SMILEJoin the Trends community! Get your first two weeks for just $1 at trends.co/SMILE

Aug 28

22 min

There’s been a lot of talk about the post office lately. So we’re revisiting a beautiful story we did about a little girl in South Dakota who wrote tons of letters, including one to her local postal worker that would have a ripple effect around the country.Follow Hugh Weber on TwitterTell us what’s making you smile! Send a voice memo to smile@wondery.com Our theme song is “Smile” by Ryan Innes--Support us by supporting our sponsors!Try Athletic Greens today! Claim your special offer at atheleticgreens.com/SMILEJoin the Trends community! Get your first two weeks for just $1 at trends.co/SMILE

Aug 27

18 min

Did you know it's National Dog Day?! That means it’s time to bring back the amazing story of a lost dog named Katie and her family’s quest to find her. Don’t worry — Mr. Malone and Nikki are on the case!Follow Mr. Malone on Twitter and InstagramTell us what’s making you smile! Send a voice memo to smile@wondery.com Our theme song is “Smile” by Ryan Innes--Support us by supporting our sponsors!Try Athletic Greens today! Claim your special offer at atheleticgreens.com/SMILEJoin the Trends community! Get your first two weeks for just $1 at trends.co/SMILE

Aug 26

18 min

Under these late summer skies, it seems right to revisit Nikki’s conversation with astronaut Cady Coleman about her amazing adventure living and working on the International Space Station… Taking off in… 3… 2… 1…Tell us what’s making you smile! Send a voice memo to smile@wondery.com Our theme song is “Smile” by Ryan Innes--Support us by supporting our sponsors!Try Athletic Greens today! Claim your special offer at atheleticgreens.com/SMILEJoin the Trends community! Get your first two weeks for just $1 at trends.co/SMILE

Aug 25

21 min

School is starting up again this year, even if it is from a distance. So with kids going back to school in some form across the country, it's the perfect time to go back to class with one of our favorite episodes — Nikki’s conversation with one of her best friends, who also happens to be a pretty amazing teacher.Tell us what’s making you smile! Send a voice memo to smile@wondery.com Our theme song is “Smile” by Ryan Innes--Support us by supporting our sponsors!Try Athletic Greens today! Claim your special offer at atheleticgreens.com/SMILEJoin the Trends community! Get your first two weeks for just $1 at trends.co/SMILE

Aug 24

16 min

A woman in Southern California forged a very special relationship with a dolphin more than 20 years ago. Little did she know, this solitary dolphin who lives halfway around the world would play such a vital role in her life.Tell us what’s making you smile! Send a voice memo to smile@wondery.com Our theme song is “Smile” by Ryan Innes--Support us by supporting our sponsors!Upgrade your hard seltzer with Vizzy - vizzyhardseltzer.comMake a great thing even better. Go to OMGyes.com/SMILE for a special discount.

Aug 21

22 min

NBA Charlotte Hornets Bismack Biyombo is a force on the basketball court – and an even more meaningful one in his native Democratic Republic of The Congo.Learn more about the Bismack Biyombo FoundationFollow Bismack Biyombo on Twitter and InstagramTell us what’s making you smile! Send a voice memo to smile@wondery.com Our theme song is “Smile” by Ryan Innes--Support us by supporting our sponsors!Upgrade your hard seltzer with Vizzy - vizzyhardseltzer.comMake a great thing even better. Go to OMGyes.com/SMILE for a special discount.

Aug 20

22 min

Melissa Cruz and Jenny Ayala are sisters, business partners, and best friends. They run a small sandwich shop together in Fairless Hills, Pennsylvania. And they’re big on taking care of the community — so when the pandemic hit, Melissa and Jenny put up a sign in their window offering the best kind of support a restaurant can give.Follow Melissa and Jenny’s Slack’s Hoagie Shack on Facebook and onlineTell us what’s making you smile! Send a voice memo to smile@wondery.com Our theme song is “Smile” by Ryan Innes--Support us by supporting our sponsors!Upgrade your hard seltzer with Vizzy - vizzyhardseltzer.comMake a great thing even better. Go to OMGyes.com/SMILE for a special discount.

Aug 19

22 min

Ever wondered where everyone’s lost luggage ends up? Turns out… Scottsboro, Alabama. Nikki discovers more in a conversation with the descendants of the founder of the Unclaimed Baggage Center. Visit the Unclaimed Baggage Center or shop their online storeFollow Unclaimed Baggage Center on social media @unclaimed bag: Twitter, Instagram, FacebookTell us what’s making you smile! Send a voice memo to smile@wondery.com Our theme song is “Smile” by Ryan Innes--Support us by supporting our sponsors!Make a great thing even better. Go to OMGyes.com/SMILE for a special discount.Upgrade your hard seltzer with Vizzy - vizzyhardseltzer.com

Aug 18

24 min

A family discovers a strange and unexpected time capsule in their home and people’s clothes mysteriously disappear from a Louisiana neighborhood. Nikki and Mr. Malone are on the case.  Follow Mr. Malone on Twitter and InstagramTell us what’s making you smile! Send a voice memo to smile@wondery.com Our theme song is “Smile” by Ryan Innes--Support us by supporting our sponsors!Make a great thing even better. Go to OMGyes.com/SMILE for a special discount.Upgrade your hard seltzer with Vizzy - vizzyhardseltzer.com

Aug 17

22 min

Peter Mutabazi survived a harsh childhood on the streets of Uganda because of a stranger’s incredible act of kindness. Now in the U.S., he was ready to pass along that love and change the lives of kids just like him. And along the way, one boy changed his.Follow Peter on Instagram: @fosterdadflipperLearn more about Peter’s organization, Now I Am KnownTell us what’s making you smile! Send a voice memo to smile@wondery.com Our theme song is “Smile” by Ryan Innes--Support us by supporting our sponsors!Make a great thing even better. Go to OMGyes.com/SMILE for a special discount.Learn more about your dog with Embark. Use promo code SMILE for $50 off!

Aug 14

25 min

From the moment they met, Behan and Jaime Gifford loved being on the water and dreamed of a life at sea. So when the opportunity came to make that dream a reality, the Giffords took their family on the adventure of a lifetime.Follow the Giffords on social media: @sailingtotem on Facebook, Instagram, and TwitterRead stories from the Sailing Totem on their blogTell us what’s making you smile! Send a voice memo to smile@wondery.com Our theme song is “Smile” by Ryan Innes--Support us by supporting our sponsors!Make a great thing even better. Go to OMGyes.com/SMILE for a special discount.Learn more about your dog with Embark. Use promo code SMILE for $50 off!

Aug 13

21 min

Jennifer has always loved cooking up new creations, but had no idea that time spent in the kitchen would lead to a new and better life.Follow Jennifer Crawford on Instagram and see more on their websiteTell us what’s making you smile! Send a voice memo to smile@wondery.com Our theme song is “Smile” by Ryan Innes--Support us by supporting our sponsors!Make a great thing even better. Go to OMGyes.com/SMILE for a special discount.Learn more about your dog with Embark. Use promo code SMILE for $50 off!

Aug 12

24 min

ER Doctor Candice Myhre loves to surf. And when she joined her love of medicine with surfing, she not only saved lives, but helped change the way people look at women in her profession.Follow Candice on Instagram, Twitter, and FacebookJoin Candice's MedBikini Facebook group, a forum for healthcare workers of all genders to fight sexism in medicine and make positive changeTell us what’s making you smile! Send a voice memo to smile@wondery.com Our theme song is “Smile” by Ryan Innes--Support us by supporting our sponsors!Make a great thing even better. Go to OMGyes.com/SMILE for a special discount.Learn more about your dog with Embark. Use promo code SMILE for $50 off!

Aug 11

24 min

Do you ever imagine leaving your life behind, moving to an exotic locale, and starting a new life? Nikki and Mr. Malone go virtual house-hunting in four amazing locations around the world, and then choose their top pick.Follow Mr. Malone on Twitter and InstagramTell us what’s making you smile! Send a voice memo to smile@wondery.com Our theme song is “Smile” by Ryan Innes--Support us by supporting our sponsors!Learn more about your dog with Embark. Use promo code SMILE for $50 off!Make a great thing even better. Go to OMGyes.com/SMILE for a special discount.

Aug 10

23 min

Staying home was a change for everyone — but it was an especially big shift for Karamo Brown. He’s been on the go ever since Queer Eye became an overnight sensation two years ago… and now that he’s had some downtime, he wants to share what he’s learned and what’s making him smile.Follow Karamo Brown on Twitter, Instagram, and Facebook Check out his podcast “Karamo”Follow Queer Eye on Twitter, Instagram, and FacebookTell us what’s making you smile! Send a voice memo to smile@wondery.com Our theme song is “Smile” by Ryan Innes--Support us by supporting our sponsors!Try Athletic Greens - athleticgreens.com/smileUpgrade your hard seltzer with Vizzy - vizzyhardseltzer.com

Aug 7

28 min

Tom Schruben likes to tell jokes. Really bad dad jokes. And when he shared them with his friends and neighbors, he found that in times of trouble, a bad joke can do a whole lot of good.See more of Tom’s bad dad jokes on Instagram or FacebookTell us what’s making you smile! Send a voice memo to smile@wondery.com Our theme song is “Smile” by Ryan Innes--Support us by supporting our sponsors!Try Athletic Greens - athleticgreens.com/smileUpgrade your hard seltzer with Vizzy - vizzyhardseltzer.com

Aug 6

19 min

When Gil Roscoe needed something to take his mind off his grief, he decided to apply for a new job. He had no idea it would lead to a whole new world that would reopen his heart.Find Gil’s novels on Amazon, or read his essay in the LA TimesTell us what’s making you smile! Send a voice memo to smile@wondery.com Our theme song is “Smile” by Ryan Innes--Support us by supporting our sponsors!Try Athletic Greens - athleticgreens.com/smileUpgrade your hard seltzer with Vizzy - vizzyhardseltzer.com

Aug 5

20 min

In Vancouver, Canada, a beloved teddy bear is stolen. Nikki and Mr. Malone discuss what they would do if this happened to them and walk through the twists and turns of the case — including an offer to help from an A-list celebrity… Follow Mr. Malone on Twitter and InstagramTell us what’s making you smile! Send a voice memo to smile@wondery.com Our theme song is “Smile” by Ryan Innes--Support us by supporting our sponsors!Try Athletic Greens - athleticgreens.com/smileUpgrade your hard seltzer with Vizzy - vizzyhardseltzer.com

Aug 4

20 min

Photographer Norma Quintana likes to collect things. Vintage cameras, antiques, old photographs, artwork. And when a massive fire destroyed everything she and her family owned, she was devastated. But Norma found a creative way to work through her grief. And now she’s sharing it to help others, too.Check out Norma Quintana's Forage From Fire Tell us what’s making you smile! Send a voice memo to smile@wondery.com Our theme song is “Smile” by Ryan Innes--Support us by supporting our sponsors!Try Athletic Greens and all four flavors of Vizzy 

Aug 3

21 min

Dr. Maya Warren has the sweetest job in the world. Traveling the globe, with only one thing on her mind. And it's probably not what you think.Follow Dr. Maya on Instagram and TwitterDiscover Dr. Maya’s no-churn ice cream recipes on her websiteTell us what’s making you smile! Send a voice memo to smile@wondery.com Our theme song is “Smile” by Ryan Innes--Support us by supporting our sponsors!Vizzy — Try all four flavors https://www.vizzyhardseltzer.com/

Jul 31

21 min

Peter Gordon loved his wife so much, he told her in a poem every day. But when she passed away, he had to find a new way to keep the love alive.Read Peter’s poems to Alison at A Love in Verse.Tell us what’s making you smile! Send a voice memo to smile@wondery.com Our theme song is “Smile” by Ryan Innes--Support us by supporting our sponsors!Vizzy — Try all four flavors https://www.vizzyhardseltzer.com/

Jul 30

23 min

Nikki and Mr. Malone take a wild ride down the river as they discuss the tale of a Canadian man and his animal sidekick.Follow Mr. Malone on Twitter and InstagramTell us what’s making you smile! Send a voice memo to smile@wondery.com Our theme song is “Smile” by Ryan Innes--Support us by supporting our sponsors!Vizzy — Try all four flavors https://www.vizzyhardseltzer.com/

Jul 29

23 min

Billy Flanigan is an entertainer at heart. He’s worked at Walt Disney World for nearly 40 years — but when the park closed down in March, he found a new way to create smiles.Follow Billy on Instagram Tell us what’s making you smile! Send a voice memo to smile@wondery.com Our theme song is “Smile” by Ryan Innes--Support us by supporting our sponsors!Vizzy — Try all four flavors https://www.vizzyhardseltzer.com/

Jul 28

19 min

Alwiya Ahmed wants to be a doctor. But when her life takes an unexpected turn, she has to make a difficult choice. Put her plans on hold or keep following her dream.Tell us what’s making you smile! Send a voice memo to smile@wondery.com Our theme song is “Smile” by Ryan Innes--Support us by supporting our sponsors!Vizzy — Try all four flavors https://www.vizzyhardseltzer.com/

Jul 27

23 min

What happens when the chicken crosses the road and ends up at the local COSTCO? Nikki and Mr. Malone are going to find out... Follow Mr. Malone on Twitter and InstagramTell us what’s making you smile! Send a voice memo to smile@wondery.com Our theme song is “Smile” by Ryan Innes--Support us by supporting our sponsors!Vizzy — Try all four flavors https://www.vizzyhardseltzer.com/

Jul 24

20 min

When Neal Brandenburg wanted to find a project for him and his kids to stave off lockdown boredom, he took up sidewalk chalk art. What he didn’t know was that his newfound hobby would deliver an inspirational message to an entire city.Follow Neal him on Instagram or check out his artwork at Heroes Wear Masks.Our theme song is “Smile” by Ryan Innes--Support us by supporting our sponsors!Vizzy — Try all four flavors https://www.vizzyhardseltzer.com/

Jul 23

17 min

Bing and Joji Mendoza had a beautiful marriage for decades. But when it came time to celebrate their twenty-fifth wedding anniversary, Bing had a plan that no one in the family could have expected. And it would take extra help from their daughter Aly to pull it off.Follow Aly Mendoza on Instagram and YouTubeTell us what’s making you smile! Send a voice memo to smile@wondery.com Our theme song is “Smile” by Ryan Innes--Support us by supporting our sponsors!Vizzy — Try all four flavors https://www.vizzyhardseltzer.com/

Jul 22

22 min

Miss Utah USA Rachel Slawson has competed in her share of beauty pageants, but it took a long time for her to compete in them on her own terms — and this year, she made history.Follow Rachel Slawson on Instagram, Twitter, and onlineTell us what’s making you smile! Send a voice memo to smile@wondery.com Our theme song is “Smile” by Ryan Innes--Support us by supporting our sponsors!Vizzy — Try all four flavors https://www.vizzyhardseltzer.com/

Jul 21

20 min

When Michelle Brenner was put on furlough, she decided to use her extra time and some tomato sauce, ground beef, and noodles to provide comfort to her Washington community.Tell us what’s making you smile! Send a voice memo to smile@wondery.com Our theme song is “Smile” by Ryan Innes--Support us by supporting our sponsors!Vizzy — Try all four flavors https://www.vizzyhardseltzer.com/

Jul 20

17 min

You get a letter in the mail asking you to call. You don’t know the person who sent it. What would you do? When Nikki gets one of those letters, she follows her curiosity to a surprising end.Learn more about JFI ProductionsFollow Just Fix It Productions on Instagram and FacebookTell us what’s making you smile! Send a voice memo to smile@wondery.com Our theme song is “Smile” by Ryan Innes--Support us by supporting our sponsors!Vizzy — Try all four flavors https://www.vizzyhardseltzer.com/

Jul 17

26 min

Autumn Gupta and Bryanna Wallace have one of those friendships that feels more like a sisterhood. They work to make each other better — and when the Black Lives Matter movement took off, they teamed up to help make the world better, too. Learn more about Justice in JuneFollow Bryanna and Autumn on TwitterFollow Autumn and Bryanna on InstagramTell us what’s making you smile! Send a voice memo to smile@wondery.com Our theme song is “Smile” by Ryan Innes--Support us by supporting our sponsors!Vizzy — Try all four flavors https://www.vizzyhardseltzer.com/

Jul 16

18 min

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