Prides Hollow Story Series by Award-Winning Storyteller Kelly Swanson

Prides Hollow Story Series by Award-Winning Storyteller Kelly Swanson

Welcome to Prides Hollow, the small town with a big heart. Where people stay but the gossip travels. Award-winning storyteller Kelly Swanson takes you to her town of Prides Hollow, about a mile and a hair past nowhere. Where the simple life is revered, ordinary heroes are appreciated, and the stories are never fancy - they're just about the people. And everything is better with a casserole and a bless your heart. It's the mythical town filled with people you know. Season 1 is all about the challenge Old Man Wither's has left to the town - to do something brave. These are their stories. Plenty of humor with lots of heart.The video version of this podcast is on youtube on PridesHollow.comFor more about Kelly go to MotivationalSpeakerKellySwanson.com To get your key to the city go to Patreon.com/kellyswanson

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February 6, 2022 16 min

Today we find ourselves in Myrlene, Vyrlene, and Shyrlene's House of Beauty,  where Bitsy is about to tell us what happened to her on that flight back from visiting her sister. You are not going to believe it. Grab a cup of coffee and settle in. We're glad you're here.  For more about the town go to www.Patreon.com/kellyswanson and for more about Kelly go to www.MotivationalSpeakerKellySwanson.com. 

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Today's episode is based on a true story, and dedicated to Scottie Barnes, founder of www.ForgivenMinistry.org, and the one who shared this story with me.

The Rose story focuses on one word that is easier said than done - forgiveness. Kelly takes us into the world of Isabel - who like most teenagers, just wants to be like the other girls. But Isabel has a secret.  In this touching up-front view of Isabel's story, you get a ...

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October 9, 2021 17 min

Heavens to Bitsy, she's done it again. That's right, Bitsy decided to take a Zumba class, and you have GOT to get a back row seat into this hilarious escapade.  Follow us to Prides Hollow where everybody is facing their fears and stepping into a new level of brave. It's always something with Bitsy, that's for sure. And today she doesn't fail to disappoint. To all those who love a good story - enjoy the laugh, an...

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August 30, 2021 25 min

Join us today in the Prides Hollow laundromat, where the faded pageant queens hold their own kind of court, and the gentle hum of a dryer can heal a wounded soul. Come meet Pearl, the queen of this laundromat. And Trulee Dupree, living a fairy tale gone bad. Both are holding  a secret, that after today, won't be.  In today's touching episode, we get a look at what real courage looks like when women link arms together and re...

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April 27, 2021 25 min

Oh Lordy, you are not going to believe what happened to Aurora P Johnson in church. Everybody is talking about it. Get your daily laugh here.  Today's episode takes us back to Prides Hollow where the pastor has decided that for his bravery challenge, he will unite the churches in one colossal service. Come see what happens. We promise you won't be bored.

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April 6, 2021 18 min

If you know Arlis, you know that he has a weakness for power tools. Come see what happens when he gets a new pressure washer. Just a silly little story to make you smile and fall in love with even more characters in Prides Hollow. 

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March 11, 2021 10 min

Sometimes joy can be found no further than your own front yard.? Today's episode takes us to Ed's house, where his family talks him into taking part in the challenge. Ed was not happy about it. But watch what happens when he chooses to be brave.

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February 10, 2021 18 min

What happens when a small town accountant goes back in time to a day that brought him the most joy, and recreates it? Find out in this touching episode as Kelly takes us into yet another story of bravery in her tiny little town about a mile and a hair past nowhere. Get your key to the city at Patreon.com/kellyswanson and watch the video episodes at PridesHollow.com youtube channel. 

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January 6, 2021 19 min

In this heartwarming episode, Mary Simms dusts off an old dream and has the courage to dance again.  Award-winning storyteller, Kelly Swanson, takes us back to her beloved town of Prides Hollow when Old Man Withers leaves them a challenge to do something brave.  To watch these stories on video go to www.PridesHollow.com Youtube Channel. And to become a Patron go to www.Patreon.com/kellyswanson. Thank you for listening.

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December 16, 2020 41 min

In this special holiday episode, we travel to the house of James O'Connor who is celebrating a very special Christmas - his last one.  Find out what happens when he tries to make everything go just right - and it doesn't even come close.  Award-winning storyteller, Kelly Swanson, weaves her magic once again and touches your heart, with a little laughter sprinkled in. 

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December 11, 2020 33 min

Note: There is a stretch of music in the beginning of this podcast that seems to go on for a bit. This is because in the video there is a hand writing words that pop up on the screen with no audio translation.  The words spell out the Wikipedia definition of St Nicholaus.  So just sit tight and the words will start soon. Today Kelly interviews her friend, Santa Cliff, as they discuss the true meaning of the Christmas holiday throug...

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December 2, 2020 20 min

Stories that warm your heart like walking into a Cracker Barrel, or enjoying a good Hallmark movie. To stay in touch, become a patron of the show, or get your own key to the city!
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Prides Hollow is full of southern stories that will amuse, entertain, and leave you with an inspirational message. In this first episode, Harriet, a color-between-the-lines kind of lady, does something that most people w...

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