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Upstanders: Season 2 (FREE)

Narrated by: Michael B. Jordan
Series: Upstanders, Book 2
Length: 2 hrs and 45 mins
4 out of 5 stars (453 ratings)
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Performed by the acclaimed actor Michael B. Jordan (The Wire, Fantastic Four, Creed), Upstanders is a stirring tribute to the ordinary people who make a remarkable difference in big cities and small towns across the country.

For more than a year, Howard Schultz, the chairman and former CEO of Starbucks, and former Washington Post senior correspondent and associate editor Rajiv Chandrasekaran searched the country for even more of America's unsung heroes, as a follow-up to Upstanders' first season. Now you'll hear the stories and voices of the people they found - local citizens who are demonstrating unbelievable courage and inspiring a better America at a time when we need these heroes more than ever.

From the Dallas chef who's staffing his restaurant with former juvenile offenders, to the Missoula, Montana mother who opened her community's hearts and doors to refugees, to the Seattle firefighter who's helping to destigmatize post-traumatic stress among our nation's first responders - the 11 individuals featured in this second volume of Upstanders embody the American spirit and much of what's missing from today's national debate over how to salvage America's soul.

Through their passion for humanity, courage to lead, and willingness to act, the Upstanders we celebrate here remind us that we all have the power to create positive change in our communities and beyond.

©2017 Starbucks Coffee Company (P)2017 Audible, Inc.
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just simply remarkable!

In an age where larger than life heroes grab our attention, it is more spectacular for me to understand that every day heroes dedicate themselves to make their world a little bit better through selfless consistent acts of courage!

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Great collection of inspirations.

A great collection of inspiring tales of people who did what they saw was needed.

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So sad this has to be political

Why do you have to bring politics and race into this we are all Americans- as a minority- this was sad to listen to.

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Wonderfully heartwarming

these stories are inspiring and wonderful. the only part that was disheartening was the language in a couple of places. other than that it was great!!!

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Inspiring!

I really like the stories in this book. Made me appreciate the life that i have now. Great read! And of course it's Micheal B. Jordan. :)

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Outstanding!!

Outstanding! Great heartwarming stories that restores your faith in humanity.

Thanks Audible for making it a free download so many more will be able to listen to them.

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From beginning to end contentment covers you

For a moment everything isn't so bad, worth the time, great on long road trips and soothing for the mind.

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fascinating audiobook

The author has done a great job, I want to keep this audiobook in the first place in the preferred list, easy and quick way. This audiobook is just absolutely fascinating in every speech!

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Not good

I listen to this voice book in conjunction with the course from a cloud guru to pass the exam the first time through. I'd recommend going over all of the practice exams and quizzes multiple times.

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nice book

I think it is exceptionally beneficial on the chance that you pursued well and accustomed to it.

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Pioneers

Inspiring stories of pioneering people. There are good things happening that never hit the news.

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