Whatever we have given up in the pandemic (and that’s A LOT) there is an abundance of creativity and imagination on the other side of the ledger that can lift us up, reassure us, and make us smile or even laugh on days when “upbeat” may seem a notion from a distant past.
When Gov. Baker officially closed public schools for the remainder of the year, Jordan Vinh felt the pain along with his classmates and decided to use his recently inaugurated podcast as a means of reaching out to them. His “Dear Class of 2020” podcast was excerpted by John Krasinski for a special graduation episode of his YouTube show, Some Good News (SGN). SGN began with a Tweet from Krasinski asking followers to send him stories that “made you feel good this week or made you smile”. Thousands responded. A collage of heartwarming and funny original videos make up the bulk of the show with Krasinski as emcee. Episode 6 is earmarked for 2020 graduates of every age and is both light-hearted and inspiring