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

Hugo van Waardenburg and Frank van Waardenburg

Frank age 98 on Providence Hospice, of Dutch Indonesian heritage born in east Indies shares reflections with his son Frank who lives with his father about serving in the Dutch Indonesian army and being a prisoner of war for three...

Tue Nguyen & Joseph Dao

Tue and Joseph, both Vietnamese and raised Catholic in the U.S. talk about the role of Catholicism in their life. Buddhism is very prevalent in the Vietnamese culture also plays a role in their spiritual lives.

Thu Pham and Liz Wessel

Thu shared her story and Journey from Vietnam to the united States with her village. Thu discussed how their strong faith and love of their family kept them strong.

Father Patrick Philbin and Joseph Dao

Joseph speaks with his pastor and mentor Father Patrick Philbin about his work as an English teacher and missionary in Vietnam and the impact it has had on his life and ministry. Father Patrick also talks about having kidney failure...