Stephanie Martin-Ward and Paul Hurley
Recorded December 3, 2022 Archived December 3, 2022 50:21 minutes
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DescriptionOne Small Step conversation partners Stephanie Martin-Ward (50) and Paul Hurley (72) discuss their concerns for the future of the country and the need for more empathy.
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Partners ask each other why they wanted to participate in One Small Step.
Stephanie talks about being a special education teacher.
Paul talks about his newspaper/journalism background.
Stephanie describes her personal political values as not a "typical liberal."
Stephanie describes her experience being a proponent of animal rights while living in an area with many factory farms.
Paul describes his personal political beliefs as progressive in many things, but with "old school values." He shares his small-town background and how his views have evolved.
Stephanie talks about her shared Irish-Catholic background and similar political beliefs.
Partners discuss their shared concern around homelessness in their area.
Stephanie shares her struggles as a teenager and a short period of homelessness.
Paul discusses the challenges of discussing politics with more conservative people in his network.
Partners share their concerns for the future of the country and the need for more empathy.
- Stephanie Martin-Ward
- Paul Hurley