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Explore the brighter side of the news with KIRO Radio's Colleen O'Brien

Colleen O'Brien

  • Magic yarn offers an escape for kids in the hospital

    It began as one wig -- a gift for a friend's daughter who was battling cancer. It's now a movement bringing magic to kids who need it the most.
  • 67,760 heroes and counting

    Strangely enough, I sometimes struggle to find stories of Kindness. Sometimes I have to reach into the corners of the Internet to pull goodness out of the darkness. Sometimes a story is nice, but is it kindness?
  • lost generation

    America has a lost generation of men who can’t deal with emotions

    America has raised a lost generation of men who can't handle intense emotions. They turn to violence, guns and hatred instead of looking at themselves.
  • When a wave is just what the doctor ordered

    The new Hawkeyes tradition is so much more than a wave. It's 70,585 people throwing their support behind the patients at Stead Family Children's Hospital.
  • NFL player donates first game check to lucky stadium employees

    Houston Texans rookie Deshaun Watson did something unexpected with his first game check -- he gave it away.
  • An unlikely friendship with muscle behind it

    He was a little nervous. Sammy Callari, a former high school athlete and former MMA fighter with three wins under his belt, was anxious about training someone with a disability.
  • 10 and 90

    Layers of kindness bring mobility to people around the world

    Nathan Ogden was invited to a Boise State game by a friend who had "the nice seats." Unfortunately, his wheelchair was gone by halftime.
  • Guardians of Rescue speak for the voiceless

    Unpaid volunteers who share a love for animals are finding new homes for abused and neglected animals.
  • Taking a cue from the kindness of kids

    I've joked with my sister, who has a daughter around the same age as mine, about what it would be like if adults greeted adult strangers the same way children greet children strangers.
  • Rogers

    Woman welcomes neighbors no matter their background

    At what point did adults stop living by the words of Mr. Rogers?