How Awareness Saved A Life!

What would you do if a total stranger suffered a food allergy reaction and collapsed in front of you? On this episode, hear the amazing story of Silvana Gittani and how she faced this traumatic situation. Learn what she did and how she managed to save Anthony Khoury, a total stranger. Plus, we speak to Anthony and hear his side…

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Brain Health Advocate – Brittnee Henry

Currently more than 55 million people live with dementia worldwide. Dementia is currently the seventh leading cause of death among all diseases, and there are nearly 10 million new cases every year. On this episode, Grace talks with Brain Health Advocate, Brittnee Henry. Brittnee, whose father is dealing with the disease, discusses the reality of what living with the disease means for the patient and…

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Highland Park Mass Shooting Survivor – Ellie Ander

Are mass shootings a uniquely American issue? On this episode of 'WorldAbout With Grace Farah', Ellie Ander, a mother-turned-activist addresses the issue of gun violence, after her and her young family survived the 4th of July parade mass shooting in Highland Park, Illinois. Hear Ellie's gripping story, what her family did to escape the gunman, how her family is coping…

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The Dark Sky Movement with Cathy Handzel (IDA)

Over the past 25 years, global light pollution has increased by 49%, and continues to rise with 1 billion birds dying in the United States alone every year. Artificial light massively impacts human health, our environment and the natural world.  In this episode, Cathy Handzel, Vice President of the International Dark-Sky Association (San Diego County Chapter) breaks it down for us; …

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John Ricketts – Feed the Children

Around the world, more than enough food is produced to feed the entire global population per year, yet food insecurity and hunger worldwide have doubled since the start of the pandemic, with millions of people still going hungry. In this episode of "WorldAbout", John Ricketts, Director of Program Impact & Disaster Services from Feed the Children, discusses the increasing demand…

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How Our Brain Shapes Us With Neuroscientist Kevin Mitchell

What makes you the way you are - and what makes you different from everyone else? On this episode of 'WorldAbout' Grace talks with leading neuroscientist, Kevin Mitchell; and discusses  both how the wiring of our brains shapes who we are, and the fascinating question, "What came first, consciousness or the brain?"Guest Links:http://www.wiringthebrain.com/https://www.twitter.com/WiringTheBrainFollow Us On Twitter: http://www.twitter.com/worldabt

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Disability Advocate – Hannah Diviney

On this episode of 'WorldAbout', we meet Hannah Diviney, a 22-year-old disability advocate and Editor-In-Chief of Missing Perspectives, from Sydney Australia. Hanna has created a Change.org petition that encourages Disney to add a princess with disabilities to their lineup. Hannah lives with Cerebral Palsy and uses a wheelchair to move around. Her petition has already received a flood of encouragement…

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