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Cowbird asks people to remember he first time they fell in love.

Love Stories: A Day of Generosity and Compassion through Media


Cowbird asks people to remember the first time they fell in love.

Yeah, yeah, Valentine’s Day is over-hyped and hyper-marketed. But no amount of commercialism can undercut the genuine power of love!

Here’s a round-up of some of the day’s best love stories…

Cowbird’s “First Loves” saga gives people a multimedia platform to remember the first time they fell in love. Read a love letter from the founder of Cowbird to learn more about the expanding website.

The masterful storytellers at NPR released a set of Valentine’s Day e-cards.

The award-winning documentary The Interrupters continues to spread the message of compassion and peace with its premiere on PBS tonight at 9:00 p.m. EST.

StoryCorps celebrates love with its animated shorts, like Danny & Annie, and a recently released book of true-life love stories, “All There Is.” You can also send a special StoryCorps e-card to your sweetie.

The Jubilee Project is celebrating Valentine’s Day as Generosity Day, a day of sharing love with everyone. Watch this video to learn more about the movement to make a difference in our communities.

HBO is tonight airing the documentary The Loving Story, a documentary film tells the dramatic story of Richard and Mildred Loving, an interracial couple living in Virginia in the 1950s, and their landmark Supreme Court Case, Loving v. Virginia, that changed history.

Have any links you love? Share them in the comments.

Article written by:

Erica Schlaikjer is the Creator and Curator of Benevolent Media. She lives in Washington, D.C. Follow her on Twitter: @benevolentmedia and @eschlaik.


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