Episode 1

Abigail Perry and Samantha Hayes sit down to talk about one of Samantha’s favorite movies, Pay It Forward, and the tremendous lessons it taught her about giving and accepting love from others. Pulling from a collection of Samantha’s life stories as an actress and teacher in Atlanta, Georgia, Samantha shares her journey of living the creative life she loves, and finding the balance of serving and accepting herself and others within it all.

Listen to this episode to learn how Samantha discovered the simple, practical ideas we can act on to influence the world with positivity, beauty, and hope. Email Abigail at abigailkperry [AT] gmail [DOT] com to continue the conversation.


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Have you seen Pay If Forward? Watch the 2000 trailer for this moving story now, featuring Haley Joel Osment, Helen Hunt, and Kevin Spacey.

A young boy attempts to make the world a better place after his teacher gives him that chance.


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