Hear Me Now is a storytelling program at Providence, created in partnership with StoryCorps. Hear Me Now’s mission is to give patients, loved ones, and caregivers a sacred space to share their stories and make healthcare more humane.

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All Providence Interviews

"I see you. I hear you. And I ache for you."

In May 2020, communities across the United States were emerging from shelter-at-home measures put in place to stem the COVID-19 pandemic. In Minneapolis, George Floyd, an unarmed Black man, was killed when a white police officer kneeled on his neck...

Andre Marcel Harris & Alexis Harris

Andre shares with his sister Alexis about his journey with sickle cell disease. He was originally diagnosed while he was still in his mothers womb and had a stroke at 2 years-old. On numerous occasions he has had to go...

Frieda Thompson & Susan Leitch

Frieda was nine yrs-old when the war broke out. Her family tried to get out of Germany, but were stopped by the gestapo. Her father was sent to a camp and killed, but she and her mother and brothers escaped...

Heather Avant & Bria Davis

Heather shares with her cousin Bria her healthcare journey with sickle cell. This disease does not define her but it has impacted every aspect of her life. With all of the obstacles people with sickle face she says we are...

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Chad Ricks & Montserrat Archila

Chad shares with Montserrat the significance of Juneteenth and what it means to him. The importance knowing your personal and cultural history. Letting his spiritually help guide him when he faces challenges in his life.