friendship http://iowapublicradio.org en Acts of Kindness http://iowapublicradio.org/post/acts-kindness <p>Host Charity Nebbe celebrates acts of kindness by interviewing the people whose lives have been positively affected by others.</p><p></p> Mon, 23 Dec 2013 20:13:07 +0000 Charity Nebbe & Sarah Boden 33940 at http://iowapublicradio.org Acts of Kindness The Writing Lads of Cedar Rapids http://iowapublicradio.org/post/writing-lads-cedar-rapids <p>When <a href="http://lennoxrandon.com/wordpress/?page_id=35">Lennox Randon</a> asked his friends <a href="http://about.me/robcline">Rob Cline</a> and <a href="https://dennis-green-xgwv.squarespace.com/">Dennis Green</a> to form a writing group, they were reluctant to devote the time until Randon mentioned his diagnosis of gastrointestinal cancer.&nbsp; Now the three Cedar Rapids residents have been meeting weekly for more than two years to write, read and help each other polish their work.&nbsp; Their dedication has paid off with three separate publishing contracts.&nbsp; The men are each m Mon, 10 Jun 2013 20:24:37 +0000 Charity Nebbe & Dennis Reese 22208 at http://iowapublicradio.org The Writing Lads of Cedar Rapids