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Hard Times: Introduction

Watch Alice Roberts introduce the way humanists support people dealing with difficult times in their lives

This week we’ll hear from humanists working with people facing difficult transitions and moments of hardship or fear. We’ll meet humanists who offer pastoral support in hospitals and prisons, those who work with people who have lost their religious beliefs and their support community, and those working in the armed forces.

From their stories and experiences we’ll learn about the value humanists place on our opportunity to make connections with other people, be that through the chance to have one’s thoughts and feelings listened to, to have another person empathises with your condition, or to have the opportunity to know that there are other people who share the same experiences as you.

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Humanist Lives, with Alice Roberts

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