Category: European American

Davidson, Diane

Posted in: , , , , Story by: October 18, 2013

Diane’s Uncle Joe has seen many changes in the world, but where does he draw the line? She tells the story about different people finding their own comfortable speed.

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Ball, Lorraine Fay

During a job interview in Indianapolis this native of Brooklyn, New York wondered why everyone in town seemed to be wearing black and white in May.  Lorraine Ball tells about the impact of attending the world’s largest single-day sporting event!

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Asaykwee, Ben Thomas

Posted in: , , , , Story by: October 14, 2013

Take the classic literature of Edgar Allen Poe and turn it into successful modern musical theatre. Absurd?  That is exactly what actor/musician/playwright Ben Asaykwee did.  Ben tells the story of why he created Cabaret Poe in Chicago and brought it to Indianapolis where it continues to make a difference in peoples’ lives.

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McCann, Kim Kay

Posted in: , , , , , Story by: October 13, 2013

After publishing her first professional magazine article In LA, Kim returns to the Upper Peninsula for a memorable visit with one of her most important artistic influences.

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Homan, Lou Ann

Posted in: , , , , Story by: October 7, 2013

All that her three little boys wished for Christmas was a pony.  But in order to raise the $75 dollars to pay for it their homesteading mother would have to bake THIRTY PUMPKIN PIES for Thanksgiving … with no electricity, no running water and a wood burning stove!  This is an excerpt of Lou Ann Homan’s inspiring story of raising a family on her Little House On The Prairie Near Angola Indiana.

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Strickland, Paul

Posted in: , , , Story by: October 1, 2013

Beth, the babysitter, is nice but she does not know what  four-year-old Paul wants for lunch when he asks for “Foffy.” So begins the quest for food and understanding.

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Frohlich, Carol Wylie

Posted in: , , , , Story by: September 30, 2013

Half way around the globe, during a trip with the Umoja Project to build dairy shelters and relationships with women and children in Kenya, Carol Frohlich experienced a truth beyond language.

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Meyer, Elizabeth A.

In Indian Lake, north east of Indianapolis, groups of kids rode their bikes three miles to the store for candy or a soda and learned to live as a community. During the summer of 1969 the whole town watched TV together as history was being made over 238,000 miles away. Elizabeth Meyer tells the story.

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Huff, Mary Jo

Posted in: , , , , Story by: September 26, 2013

Storyteller and “50-yard-line-Momma”  Mary Jo Huff tells about the different kinds of people and the many ways of expressing team spirit from the bleachers at I.U. Bloomington football games.

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Tavel, Sigal Malka

Posted in: , , , Story by: September 25, 2013

17 year-old North Central High School student Sigal Tavel tells about volunteering to be a tutor for young Burmese students who needed help with English at Nora Elementary. Hear her story and advice for young people who may wonder what it takes to help others.

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