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Osilli, Vop

Vop Osilli’s earliest memories are from Nigiria at the beginning of civil war when his mother, an American, decided it was time to leave.

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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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Rhodes, Crystal V.

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

A successful  writer and producer of plays and television programs, Crystal Rhodes offers advice to those who have “The call of the dream!”

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Jayla Naiken

Posted in: Story by: April 27, 2017

Traditional values from India, raised in South Africa, and coming to America all played a role in finding a wife for Jaya Naiken.

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Garry Chilluffo

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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Amparo de la Peña.

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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Mark Alan Lee

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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Rebecca Elaine Bollinger

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

In her tale about  John Hammerick, one of the most influential people in her life, Rebecca Bolinger describes  the early impact of the AIDS epidemic on gay men and the people who loved them.

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Ernest Disney-Britton

In 2007 The Underground Railroad led a modern couple to seek the freedom to marry and make Indianapolis their home.

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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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