Truths In Our Stories

Recorded May 20, 2019 Archived May 20, 2019 01:03:16
Languages: English
Id: APP639003

Description

On May 20th, 2019 Emma Law interviews her mother, Dawn law, in Superior Colorado asking about her life experiences from the late 1900s into the 2000s. Dawn describes growing up in a mostly white neighborhood in Canandaigua, New York. She talks about how the use of cigarettes and the abuse of alcohol in her family affected her relationship with her parents. Additionally, Dawn describes the gender roles she saw growing up and the controversy of faith in her family. Dawn briefly talks about technology and how it interested her as a high schooler. In college, Dawn listened to alternative rock music and was exposed to new cultures. After starting her career Dawn describes how she came to adopt her daughter Emma Law from China. Dawn was also asked to share her first reactions to Reagan being shot, the Berlin Wall falling, 9/11, and the Great Recession throughout the interview. Dawn concludes the interview by encouraging her children to stay curious and explore.

Participants

  • Emma Law