Stephanie Holman’s grandmother, Katherine Reece, a beloved English teacher in Shelbyville, had a pioneering spirit when facing breast cancer. Though she died when Stephanie was only five, she saved her granddaughter’s life!
Liza Hyatt talks about what she does as an Art Therapist and the ancient connections between art, story and healing.
Thomas Corbett has volunteered countless of hours and biked thousands of miles in support of those who suffer from multiple sclerosis. It all began with a red, single speed Schwinn.
An Unexpected Thanksgiving. Belinda, a recent immigrant from Austrailia, tells how overcoming an early hearing loss increased her love of music and her appreciation of other kinds of people.
An excerpt of Tiffanie Bridges life story interview tells about getting into the world of theatre where she found acceptance for her size and appreciation for her considerable talents.
Educator and Professional Storyteller David Peerless tells of his childhood years in Cleveton, England where he paid close attention to stories people told about how the world had changed and then made his own observations to that effect. This sampler of his stories will leave you wanting more.
In excerpts of her life story, Daisy Borel describes the sheltered self-suffiency of the African American community along Capital Avenue in down town Indianapolis of the 1930’s and 1940’s. When she returned to Indy from Tennessee with a BS in Nursing and a family she experienced the more subtle racial discrimination of the North.
After surviving breast cancer and gaining a lot of weight, Andrea Davis set a goal to participate in races every month and lost over 100 lbs. In this commentary after her written account, Angela tells about some of the races she attended and some of the things she has learned from the process.
Ellen Rosenthal tells of researching the history of her great-grandfather, Maurice Rosenthal, a Jewish peddler during the 1880’s; a challenging time for families living in the tenement apartments of New York City.
Donna Kenninger, a retired nurse, tells about being a volunteer storyteller at Riley Hospital for Children, the power of story and how electronics are a curious new distraction for pediatric patients.