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A Mile in My Shoes

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A weekly podcast that invites you to walk a mile in the shoes of a stranger and listen to their story. Nominated 'Best New Podcast' at the 2019 British Podcast Awards!All stories and shoes are part of Empathy Museum’s ‘A Mile in My Shoes’ project – an interactive shoe shop which tours internationally.This podcast is best experienced while walking! Please be aware that some stories are more appropriate for adult listeners. Produced by Loftus Media.

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A weekly podcast that invites you to walk a mile in the shoes of a stranger and listen to their story. Nominated 'Best New Podcast' at the 2019 British Podcast Awards!All stories and shoes are part of Empathy Museum’s ‘A Mile in My Shoes’ project – an interactive shoe shop which tours internationally.This podcast is best experienced while walking! Please be aware that some stories are more appropriate for adult listeners. Produced by Loftus Media.

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A Mile in My Shoes

Latest release on Oct 21, 2020

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A weekly podcast that invites you to walk a mile in the shoes of a stranger and listen to their story. Nominated 'Best New Podcast' at the 2019 British Podcast Awards!All stories and shoes are part of Empathy Museum’s ‘A Mile in My Shoes’ project – an interactive shoe shop which tours internationally.This podcast is best experienced while walking! Please be aware that some stories are more appropriate for adult listeners. Produced by Loftus Media.

Rank #1: Emily – A Mile in My Shoes

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"People make fun out of me, make laughs and jokes out of me, and just think I'm not worth it. I just tell them it doesn't affect me and get on with my life, move on."


Try on Emily's shoes and take a moment to see the world through her eyes. Emily's story is produced by Karen Gregor.


More about our A Mile in My Shoes project: https://www.empathymuseum.com/a-mile-in-my-shoes/


Find out where Empathy Museum will travel to next: https://www.empathymuseum.com/where-to-find-us/

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Jul 17 2019

9mins

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Rank #2: Kenneth Tharpe - A Mile in My Shoes

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"Even in silence, you’re still sharing something."


Try on Kenneth's shoes and take a moment to see the world through his eyes. Kenneth's story was produced by Leo Hornak, and was collected when our A Mile in My Shoes exhibit travelled to London for the Totally Thames Festival.


More about our A Mile in My Shoes project: https://www.empathymuseum.com/a-mile-in-my-shoes/


Find out where Empathy Museum will travel to next: https://www.empathymuseum.com/where-to-find-us/

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Nov 21 2018

8mins

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Rank #3: Jeremy Smith - A Mile in My Shoes

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"The most painful injection any human being can have..."


Try on Jeremy's shoes and take a moment to see the world through his eyes. Jeremy's story was produced by David Waters.


More about our A Mile in My Shoes project: https://www.empathymuseum.com/a-mile-in-my-shoes/


Find out where Empathy Museum will travel to next: https://www.empathymuseum.com/where-to-find-us/

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Jun 20 2018

14mins

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Rank #4: Bonus episode: walking into empathy

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Are we in the midst of an empathy deficit? Can we teach ourselves and others to be more empathic? What can we do with the empathy that we have? In this bonus episode, we speak to educators, GPs, nurses, designers, philosophers and artists to explore how our society uses empathy.

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Jun 10 2020

24mins

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Rank #5: Bilal - A Mile in My Shoes

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"I'm a man without country. I have nowhere to go."


Try on Bilal's shoes and take a moment to see the world through his eyes. Bilal’s story was produced by Melissa Viney.


More about our A Mile in My Shoes project: https://www.empathymuseum.com/a-mile-in-my-shoes/


Find out where Empathy Museum will travel to next: https://www.empathymuseum.com/where-to-find-us/

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Jun 06 2018

12mins

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Rank #6: Brodie – A Mile in My Shoes

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"The only thing that saved my life (so I was told)... This is really embarrassing... The only thing that saved my life was that I was wearing a pair of yellow crocs that insulated me from the floor."


Try on Brodie's shoes and take a moment to see the world through his eyes. Brodie's story is produced by Mark Vernon.


More about our A Mile in My Shoes project: https://www.empathymuseum.com/a-mile-in-my-shoes/


Find out where Empathy Museum will travel to next: https://www.empathymuseum.com/where-to-find-us/

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May 14 2019

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Rank #7: Teresa Marinka - A Mile in My Shoes

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"I was beginning to be really scared of this man I’d married, and this strange country where I couldn’t speak a word of the language."


Try on Teresa's shoes and take a moment to see the world through her eyes. Teresa's story was produced by Rose de Larrabeiti, and was collected when our A Mile in My Shoes exhibit travelled to London for the Totally Thames Festival.


More about our A Mile in My Shoes project: https://www.empathymuseum.com/a-mile-in-my-shoes/


Find out where Empathy Museum will travel to next: https://www.empathymuseum.com/where-to-find-us/

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Jan 16 2019

11mins

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Rank #8: Simon Peterffy - A Mile in My Shoes

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"The actions of our generation will determine the fate of humanity."


Try on Simon's shoes and take a moment to see the world through his eyes. Simon's story was produced by Meri Fatin, and was collected when our A Mile in My Shoes exhibit travelled to Perth International Arts Festival, with the help of Centre for Stories.


More about our A Mile in My Shoes project: https://www.empathymuseum.com/a-mile-in-my-shoes/


Find out where Empathy Museum will travel to next: https://www.empathymuseum.com/where-to-find-us/

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Mar 20 2019

10mins

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Rank #9: Nora Smith - A Mile in My Shoes

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"I wince when I think what my neighbours might be hearing."


Try on Nora's shoes and take a moment to see the world through her eyes. Nora's story was produced by David Waters, and was collected when our A Mile in My Shoes exhibit was part of the London International Festival of Theatre.


More about our A Mile in My Shoes project: https://www.empathymuseum.com/a-mile-in-my-shoes/


Find out where Empathy Museum will travel to next: https://www.empathymuseum.com/where-to-find-us/

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Apr 01 2020

13mins

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Rank #10: Ammar - A Mile in My Shoes

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"I don't have any more friends. All of them died."


Try on Ammar's shoes and take a moment to see the world through his eyes. Ammar's story was produced by Leo Hornak, and was collected when our A Mile in My Shoes exhibit was in London, with the help of the city's Migration Museum.


More about our A Mile in My Shoes project: https://www.empathymuseum.com/a-mile-in-my-shoes/


Find out where Empathy Museum will travel to next: https://www.empathymuseum.com/where-to-find-us/

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Apr 03 2019

13mins

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Rank #11: Yazan - A Mile in My Shoes

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"A smile is an act of defiance."


Try on Yazan's shoes and take a moment to see the world through his eyes. Please be aware that this story contains adult themes. Yazan's story was produced by Melissa Viney.


More about our A Mile in My Shoes project: https://www.empathymuseum.com/a-mile-in-my-shoes/


Find out where Empathy Museum will travel to next: https://www.empathymuseum.com/where-to-find-us/

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May 27 2020

12mins

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Rank #12: William Dudley – A Mile in My Shoes

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"They don't have to like it, but it's not their job to destroy it."


Try on William's shoes and take a moment to see the world through his eyes. William's story was produced by Melissa Viney, and was collected when our A Mile in My Shoes exhibit was part of the London International Festival of Theatre.


More about our A Mile in My Shoes project: https://www.empathymuseum.com/a-mile-in-my-shoes/


Find out where Empathy Museum will travel to next: https://www.empathymuseum.com/where-to-find-us/

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Apr 17 2019

12mins

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Rank #13: Edin - A Mile in My Shoes

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"Hard work is an escape from this horrible reality."


Try on Edin's shoes and take a moment to see the world through his eyes. Edin's story is produced by Olivia Humphreys. Please be aware that this story contains adult themes.


More about our A Mile in My Shoes project: https://www.empathymuseum.com/a-mile-in-my-shoes/


Find out where Empathy Museum will travel to next: https://www.empathymuseum.com/where-to-find-us/

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Jan 02 2019

10mins

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Rank #14: Saige Divine - A Mile in My Shoes

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"I prefer to call myself a sexual healer..."


Try on Saige's shoes and take a moment to see the world through her eyes. Please be aware that this story contains adult themes.


Saige's story was produced by Meri Fatin, and was collected when our A Mile in My Shoes exhibit travelled to Perth International Arts Festival, with the help of Centre for Stories.


More about our A Mile in My Shoes project: https://www.empathymuseum.com/a-mile-in-my-shoes/


Find out where Empathy Museum will travel to next: https://www.empathymuseum.com/where-to-find-us/

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Jun 13 2018

11mins

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Rank #15: Elaine White - A Mile in My Shoes

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"London can be really lonely, it can be. Not here it's not... It's a proper community this is."


Try on Elaine's shoes and take a moment to see the world through her eyes. Elaine's story was produced by Rachel Simpson, and was collected when our A Mile in My Shoes exhibit travelled to London for the Totally Thames Festival.


More about our A Mile in My Shoes project: https://www.empathymuseum.com/a-mile-in-my-shoes/


Find out where Empathy Museum will travel to next: https://www.empathymuseum.com/where-to-find-us/

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Jul 11 2018

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Rank #16: Andy – A Mile in My Shoes

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"Even now I still see my dad as the strongest man I've ever met, the hardest man I've ever met..."


Try on Andy's shoes and take a moment to see the world through his eyes. Andy's story was produced by Andrea Rangecroft, and was collected when our A Mile in My Shoes exhibit travelled to the London International Festival of Theatre.


More about our A Mile in My Shoes project: https://www.empathymuseum.com/a-mile-in-my-shoes/


Our A Mile in My Shoes exhibit is currently at Arts Centre Melbourne in Australia. Find out where Empathy Museum will travel to next: https://www.empathymuseum.com/where-to-find-us/


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Nov 13 2019

10mins

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Rank #17: Sarah - A Mile in My Shoes

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"The first day of my marriage, he slapped me."


Try on Sarah's shoes and take a moment to see the world through her eyes. Please be aware that this story contains adult themes. Sarah's story was produced by Rachel Simpson.


More about our A Mile in My Shoes project: https://www.empathymuseum.com/a-mile-in-my-shoes/


Find out where Empathy Museum will travel to next: https://www.empathymuseum.com/where-to-find-us/

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Aug 22 2018

11mins

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Rank #18: Kamaal - A Mile in My Shoes

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"This was a cultural gap that couldn't be bridged."


Try on Kamaal's shoes and take a moment to see the world through his eyes. Please be aware that this story contains adult themes. Kamaal's story was produced by Andrea Rangecroft.


More about our A Mile in My Shoes project: https://www.empathymuseum.com/a-mile-in-my-shoes/


Find out where Empathy Museum will travel to next: https://www.empathymuseum.com/where-to-find-us/

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Aug 29 2018

12mins

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Rank #19: Kaliyugan Pathmanathan - A Mile in My Shoes

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"I had to remember what freedom was like."


Try on Kaliyugan's shoes and take a moment to see the world through his eyes. Please be aware that this story contains adult themes. Kaliyugan's story was produced by Meri Fatin.


More about our A Mile in My Shoes project: https://www.empathymuseum.com/a-mile-in-my-shoes/


Find out where Empathy Museum will travel to next: https://www.empathymuseum.com/where-to-find-us/

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Jan 09 2019

10mins

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Rank #20: Amarjit – A Mile in My Shoes

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"When you get married... you create a little prison. And when you create a prison, you feel safe inside it."


Try on Amarjit's shoes and take a moment to see the world through her eyes. Amarjit's story was produced by Karla Marie Sweet, and was collected when our A Mile in My Shoes exhibit was in London, with the help of the city's Migration Museum.


More about our A Mile in My Shoes project: https://www.empathymuseum.com/a-mile-in-my-shoes/


Find out where Empathy Museum will travel to next: https://www.empathymuseum.com/where-to-find-us/

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Apr 24 2019

13mins

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Olivia – Brixton Memories: Eight Walks, One Area

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This podcast was created by young people in Lambeth, who are participating in the Townscape Heritage Initiative. It explores personal reflections on place, heritage and the built environment of Brixton. Facilitated by the Empathy Museum and Boldface. Produced by the Brixton Project in partnership with Our Hut and The Independent Film Trust. Funded by Lambeth Council and the National Heritage Lottery Fund.

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Oct 21 2020

6mins

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Ramla – Brixton Memories: Eight Walks, One Area

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This podcast was created by young people in Lambeth, who are participating in the Townscape Heritage Initiative. It explores personal reflections on place, heritage and the built environment of Brixton. Facilitated by the Empathy Museum and Boldface. Produced by the Brixton Project in partnership with Our Hut and The Independent Film Trust. Funded by Lambeth Council and the National Heritage Lottery Fund.

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Oct 20 2020

5mins

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Sainabou – Brixton Memories: Eight Walks, One Area

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This podcast was created by young people in Lambeth, who are participating in the Townscape Heritage Initiative. It explores personal reflections on place, heritage and the built environment of Brixton. Facilitated by the Empathy Museum and Boldface. Produced by the Brixton Project in partnership with Our Hut and The Independent Film Trust. Funded by Lambeth Council and the National Heritage Lottery Fund.

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Oct 19 2020

5mins

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Brixton Memories: Eight Walks, One Area – Trailer

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This podcast was created by young people in Lambeth, who are participating in the Townscape Heritage Initiative. It explores personal reflections on place, heritage and the built environment of Brixton. Facilitated by the Empathy Museum and Boldface. Produced by the Brixton Project in partnership with Our Hut and The Independent Film Trust. Funded by Lambeth Council and the National Heritage Lottery Fund.

See acast.com/privacy for privacy and opt-out information.

Oct 19 2020

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Josie - A Mile in My Shoes

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Please be aware this episode discusses domestic violence. 


“When I was first told I’ve got Alzheimer's I couldn’t believe it’ 


Try on Josie’s shoes and take a moment to see the world through her eyes. 


More about our A Mile in My Shoes project: https://www.empathymuseum.com/a-mile-in-my-shoes/

Find out where Empathy Museum will travel to next: https://www.empathymuseum.com/where-to-find-us/

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Aug 05 2020

11mins

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Gav - A Mile in My Shoes

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Please be aware this episode discusses mental health & suicidal ideation.


“Everything was almost like living outside your own body, looking in“


Try on Gav’s shoes and take a moment to see the world through his eyes. 


More about our A Mile in My Shoes project: https://www.empathymuseum.com/a-mile-in-my-shoes/

Find out where Empathy Museum will travel to next: https://www.empathymuseum.com/where-to-find-us/

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Jul 29 2020

9mins

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Adrian - A Mile in My Shoes

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"The sacrifices that woman made for us have really encouraged me to give more“


Try on Adrians’s shoes and take a moment to see the world through his eyes. 


More about our A Mile in My Shoes project: https://www.empathymuseum.com/a-mile-in-my-shoes/

Find out where Empathy Museum will travel to next: https://www.empathymuseum.com/where-to-find-us/

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Jul 22 2020

10mins

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Dafna – A Mile in My Shoes

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Please be aware this episode discusses suicidal ideation.


"Here was a nine-year-old who really wanted to die by suicide..."


Try on Dafna's shoes and take a moment to see the world through her eyes. Dafna's story was produced by Ryan Foo, and was collected when our A Mile in My Shoes exhibit travelled to Denver, USA, with the help of the Biennial of the Americas.


More about our A Mile in My Shoes project: https://www.empathymuseum.com/a-mile-in-my-shoes/


Find out where Empathy Museum will travel to next: https://www.empathymuseum.com/where-to-find-us/

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Jul 15 2020

9mins

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Kimberly – A Mile in My Shoes

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Please note this episode explicitly discusses complications with labour and surgery.


"I was put on this earth to take care of girls and women."


Try on Kimberly's shoes and take a moment to see the world through her eyes. Kimberly's story was produced by Ryan Foo, and was collected when our A Mile in My Shoes exhibit travelled to Denver, USA, with the help of the Biennial of the Americas.


More about our A Mile in My Shoes project: https://www.empathymuseum.com/a-mile-in-my-shoes/


Find out where Empathy Museum will travel to next: https://www.empathymuseum.com/where-to-find-us/

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Jul 08 2020

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Saira – A Mile in My Shoes

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"Very hard to imagine it, but if you think overnight you've got to pack everything from your life into one suitcase."


Try on Saira's shoes and take a moment to see the world through her eyes. Saira's story was produced by Olivia Humphreys, and was collected when we took over a shop space off Carnaby Street in London with our Choose Love x A Mile in My Shoes exhibit – a collaboration with Help Refugees.


More about our A Mile in My Shoes project: https://www.empathymuseum.com/a-mile-in-my-shoes/


Find out where Empathy Museum will travel to next: https://www.empathymuseum.com/where-to-find-us/

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Jul 01 2020

10mins

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Emily H – A Mile in My Shoes

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"When I was two years old, my left leg was amputated below the knee."


Try on Emily's shoes and take a moment to see the world through her eyes. Emily's story was produced by Ryan Foo, and was collected when our A Mile in My Shoes exhibit travelled to Denver, USA, with the help of the Biennial of the Americas.


More about our A Mile in My Shoes project: https://www.empathymuseum.com/a-mile-in-my-shoes/


Find out where Empathy Museum will travel to next: https://www.empathymuseum.com/where-to-find-us/

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Jun 24 2020

9mins

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Consilia – A Mile in My Shoes

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"I ended up sleeping on buses because I had nowhere to go... Or waiting in McDonald's for hours in the cold weather."


Try on Consilia's shoes and take a moment to see the world through her eyes. Consilia's story was produced by Melissa Viney, and was collected when we took over a shop space off Carnaby Street in London with our Choose Love x A Mile in My Shoes exhibit – a collaboration with Help Refugees.


More about our A Mile in My Shoes project: https://www.empathymuseum.com/a-mile-in-my-shoes/


Find out where Empathy Museum will travel to next: https://www.empathymuseum.com/where-to-find-us/

See acast.com/privacy for privacy and opt-out information.

Jun 17 2020

11mins

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Bonus episode: walking into empathy

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Are we in the midst of an empathy deficit? Can we teach ourselves and others to be more empathic? What can we do with the empathy that we have? In this bonus episode, we speak to educators, GPs, nurses, designers, philosophers and artists to explore how our society uses empathy.

See acast.com/privacy for privacy and opt-out information.

Jun 10 2020

24mins

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James Van Der Walt – A Mile in My Shoes

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"It's a privilege to know that as humans, we are still fundamentally good."


Try on James' shoes and take a moment to see the world through his eyes. James' story is produced by Leo Hornak.


More about our A Mile in My Shoes project: https://www.empathymuseum.com/a-mile-in-my-shoes/


Find out where Empathy Museum will travel to next: https://www.empathymuseum.com/where-to-find-us/

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Jun 03 2020

9mins

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Yazan - A Mile in My Shoes

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"A smile is an act of defiance."


Try on Yazan's shoes and take a moment to see the world through his eyes. Please be aware that this story contains adult themes. Yazan's story was produced by Melissa Viney.


More about our A Mile in My Shoes project: https://www.empathymuseum.com/a-mile-in-my-shoes/


Find out where Empathy Museum will travel to next: https://www.empathymuseum.com/where-to-find-us/

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May 27 2020

12mins

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Catherine Thatcher - A Mile in My Shoes

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“You shouldn’t be given health care on how good a person you are, how hard you worked or how much money you earn”




Try on Catherine's shoes and take a moment to see the world through her eyes. Catherine's story was produced by Andrea Rangecroft, and was collected with the help of The Health Foundation.


More about our A Mile in My Shoes project: https://www.empathymuseum.com/a-mile-in-my-shoes/


Find out where Empathy Museum will travel to next: https://www.empathymuseum.com/where-to-find-us/

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May 20 2020

9mins

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Allan Reid - A Mile in My Shoes

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"My HIV status was pretty devastating."


Try on Allan's shoes and take a moment to see the world through his eyes. Allan's story was produced by Rob Eagle, and was collected with the help of The Health Foundation. Please be aware that this story contains adult themes.


More about our A Mile in My Shoes project: https://www.empathymuseum.com/a-mile-in-my-shoes/


Find out where Empathy Museum will travel to next: https://www.empathymuseum.com/where-to-find-us/

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May 13 2020

10mins

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Sam Lund - A Mile in my Shoes

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"I think you can achieve a good death..."



Try on Sam's shoes and take a moment to see the world through her eyes. Please be aware that this story contains adult themes. Sam's story was produced by Robbie McInnes, and was collected when our A Mile in My Shoes exhibit travelled to London for the Totally Thames Festival.


More about our A Mile in My Shoes project: https://www.empathymuseum.com/a-mile-in-my-shoes/


Find out where Empathy Museum will travel to next: https://www.empathymuseum.com/where-to-find-us/

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May 06 2020

9mins

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Ryan Parry - A Mile in My Shoes

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"My one aim is to preserve life."


Try on Ryan shoes and take a moment to see the world through his eyes. Ryan's story was produced by Rose de Larrabeiti.


More about our A Mile in My Shoes project: https://www.empathymuseum.com/a-mile-in-my-shoes/


Find out where Empathy Museum will travel to next: https://www.empathymuseum.com/where-to-find-us/

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Apr 29 2020

12mins

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Chris Grant – A Mile in My Shoes

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"There is a price you pay for the work that we undertake"


Try on Chris' shoes and take a moment to see the world through his eyes. Chris' story is produced by Eleanor McDowall.


More about our A Mile in My Shoes project: https://www.empathymuseum.com/a-mile-in-my-shoes/


Find out where Empathy Museum will travel to next: https://www.empathymuseum.com/where-to-find-us/

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Apr 22 2020

15mins

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