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.
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.
Stephanie Edwards felt Isolated and controlled while attending a minimally integrated school in Irvington. After leaving Indianapolis for college, she discovered a new view of the world and other African Americans who were active in the civil rights movement.
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.
Fresh, tart cherries, a flock of hungry birds, gifts of lemons and seeds for the future. Ken Oguss tells the story of how fathers pass along the legacy of love to their sons and daughters.
Cato and Beatrice Cork reflect on life, love, marriage and how honest role models can help couples get through difficult times.
Phyllis Adair-Ward tells the story of discovering two truths: discrimination at Riverside Park and the loving acceptance of her life-long friend, Mr. Quiggles. (A written version of this story appears in her book, “Wind-chimes and Promises.”)
Professional photographer Denis Kelly talks about going to South America as a young man, two stunning photographs of holy sites in Peru, the resulting cross cultural perspective they offered and the help he received in Indianapolis in printing the photos for a New York gallery show.
Kristine talks about meeting with a former student and realizing the long term impact of devoting her life to teaching.
Ann tells of growing up in the small town of Somerset Kentucky; family camping, bike trips with her father, and her love of nature.