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.
Raised in Boswell, Tony Trimble brought the compassion and humanity of small town Indiana to his work as a psychologist at the Indiana Youth Center in Plainfield, his current work as a history professor at Ivy Tech, and as a well educated citizen of the world.
Kristine talks about meeting with a former student and realizing the long term impact of devoting her life to teaching.
Ophelia Wellington talks about creating Freetown Village as a new, innovative way for people to learn about self-reliant African American communities in Indiana through interactive theatre.
Diane grew up admiring her Aunt Helen who, with her husband Don, ran a flight school. It took years to find out that Helen had flown bombers and pursuit planes back during WWII. Diane reflects on the life of her remarkable and yet modest Aunt.
Celestine Bloomfield talks about her early love of reading and the realization that school integration in Gary, Indiana was not working well for African Americans.