Category: Indianapolis

Samson, Shannon

Posted in: , , Story by: November 25, 2018

Even though her newly adopted dog was female, Shannon changed her pet’s name to Matt Damon.  Find out why.  

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Burrow, Brandan Dean

Posted in: Story by: November 25, 2018

Brandan Burrow tells about leaving home to escape harmful relationships and bad experiences. After meeting Sarah, his wife to be, he came to Indianapolis. and learned how to believe in himself.  

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Wilson, Nichole Nicholson

Nicole Wilson talks about how her Aunt Ruth, a nurse, got her started on a  lifelong career in health care.        

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Diehl, Kathleen Ann

Posted in: , , , Story by: December 6, 2017

Kathleen Diehl, in her life story about her career as a public librarian, describes the expanding role of libraries and literacy.

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Reid, Rodney Layman

1968 was a  definitive time for Rodney Reid. He started high school at the beginning of the mandate for desegregation. Rodney helped to found the Human Relations Council which brought a better balance to student government.    

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Mosby, Carolyn Elizabeth

Carolyn Mosby tells about her start in public relations and politics at the age of 11 giving speeches for a new State Representative, her mother!

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Chilluffo, Garry

Posted in: , , , , , , Story by: January 26, 2017

In the 1980’s when Garry Chilluffo moved from Broad Ripple to buy a home in the decaying neighborhood of Saint Joseph’s  he joined a colorful group of preservationists to save the historic houses from demolition.

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De la Peña, Amparo

Posted in: , , , , Story by: January 26, 2017

A granddaughter of immigrants in Uruguay, Amparo set off for a new life in America to explore the frontier of Science.  All of her worldly possessions were packed in just two suitcases.

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Lee, Mark Alan

During the blizzard of ’78 young Mark Lee stayed with his grandparents who shared the family’s love of stories, baseball, and wishes granted.

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Steward, Matthew

After graduating from IU Bloomington with a degree in Political Science, Matthew Steward considered law school but applied to the Indianapolis Police Academy on a whim. Thirty five years later he has no regrets.

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