Category: Story

Winterrowd, Thomas Shaw

Posted in: , , , , , , Story by: May 12, 2015

After his parents divorced Tom lived with his Shaw grandparents during the depression In Flatrock, Indiana. He talks of the many lessons learned about money, heros, hard work, religion and good books.

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Bridges, Tiffanie Ginita Gates

Posted in: , , , , Story by: May 12, 2015

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.  

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Peerless, David John

  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.  

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Zalkin, Robert

Posted in: , , , , Story by: December 11, 2014

Bob Zalkin graphs a path from school to the Pentagon, to the Synagog, to the high seas. It is the course of a man who is always growing.

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Sander, Robert W.

Posted in: , , , Story by: December 11, 2014

A woman who floats in saltwater tells a musician that he should be a storyteller. Thus begins the quest of Bob Sander, Co-Founder of Storytelling Arts of Indiana.

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Hamaker, Andrew Dale

Posted in: , , , , Story by: December 11, 2014

In an excerpt of his story about the life lessons learned from his father, Andrew tells about how his parents encouraged their children to learn to play music. One Christmas evening they found a clever way to channel Andrew’s passion for playing the snare drum.

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Loomer, Delores Mary

The Detroit of Dolores Loomer’s childhood was beautiful, but then her family’s home was robbed, the neighborhood changed and the riots of the late 1960’s began.  

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Teagarden, Steve

Posted in: , , , , Story by: December 10, 2014

  Steve Teagarden describes the origins of the “Nestle Inn” and observing the gentrification of Mass Avenue and the Chatham Arch neighborhood in downtown Indianapolis.        

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Tryban, Georgeanna Marie

Posted in: , Story by: March 29, 2014

Georgeanna Tryban tells about being a young American exchange student in Osaka, Japan with Youth For Awareness in the 1960’s.  A fearless, eager student, she attended traditional Japanese cultural training along with her Japanese host family sisters.  

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Sauffer, John William

Posted in: , , , , , Story by: March 25, 2014

Born in the 1930’s, John Sauffer reflects on growing up in Richmond, Indiana and coming to the big city of Indianapolis. He describes simpler times when more was left to your imagination.    

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