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In this podcast you’ll hear stories of non-celebs like you and I. Many people among us have had the courage to break taboos, face and overcome hardship, and bring joy to their lives regardless of their circumstances (including health issues, financial difficulties,etc). Why not learn from these wise individuals, put our own life in perspective, and become a happier and fully engaged member of the Universe?

Karo and the city scape

Joy3 The lives of digital outcasts & of the book they inhabit

Kel Smith, author of "Digital Outcasts"
“Digital Outcasts” are people who take an active role in making the web a better place/experience for all. I chat with the author, Kel Smith, about the lives of the digital outcasts & about the transformations he went through while writing the book. Listen to Joy3

Joy2 Challenging expectations and overcoming blindness: A dance of two physicists

Pete & Nancy, a wonderful couple in life, work, & dance
Nancy & Pete Torpey are retired physicists married for 30 years. It may sound ordinary until u hear their stories of becoming physicists. Smiling, they recall how gender & losing sight did not deter them from pursuing their careers over 30 years ago. Listen to Joy2

Joy1 My Story

Karo's "JoyCast"
An introductory podcast in which I tell my own story of overcoming the pain of losing a parent at a young age & learning some important life lessons.Listen to Joy1



Karo Caran, the Rainbow Poetess, is a poet and a non/fiction writer. Her novel, "Breaking the silence: A story in paintings" focuses on the censorship of art and gay relationships in the postwar, communist Poland. Her poetry-based memoir, "Life in a Footnotes" will be published this summer.

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    • A tremendous thank you– I literally picked up my computer from the repair shop so it’s time to write– and your enthusiasm is very much appreciated!

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