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Lessons we can all learn from Great-Grandma Silvia

Every now and then, the internet makes it possible for us to stumble across wonderful gifts and treasures. This is a beautifully animated recording of a woman, Ellaraino, recalling her first meeting with her 106-year-old great-grandmother, created by the wonderful… 53 more words

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A Mother Forgives Her Son's Killer

Today I read a story about a woman named Mary Johnson and her relationship with a man named Oshea Johnson (article at https://storycorps.org/listen/mary-johnson-and-oshea-israel/).

Here’s a brief synopsis of the story: One night in 1993, a fight broke out between Oshea and Mary’s son, who went by the name Laramiun. 601 more words

Interviewing David Wilson

To listen to my interview, click here.

This is David Wilson! I’d like to preface this interview by saying that even though David and I went to high school together, we were only acquaintances throughout those years because of our age difference. 425 more words

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Brock's Friend Interview With Brody

Brody Interview

I chose to interview one of my closest friends since moving to Boone, Brody Barrett. We were on the same football team last year and hung out many times during the semester. 194 more words

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Bill Stark of Michigan City, Indiana

Click on the photo above to listen to the Storycorps Interview.  If that link does not work, please click here.

I began my planning for this interview earlier in the week by looking through the suggested questions on the Storycorps website.   399 more words

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A Mother's Message to Her Son (and his Fiancé) before the Wedding

“I hope their love will grow throughout all of their challenges.” ~Mom

In exactly eight weeks, my brother will be getting married. I wanted to interview my mom so she could share some of her history and wisdom with him (and with his fiancé as they embark on their new life chapter).

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