‘It’s Such A Gift Of A Job’: Nurses Reflect On Their Work In The Intensive Care Unit
September 10, 2019 App Interview

Kristin Sollars and Marci Ebberts are nurses at Saint Luke’s Hospital in Kansas City, Missouri. They worked side by side in the intensive care unit for years and grew so close they’ve come to call themselves “work wives.” Kristin and...

Five Years Later, Two Ferguson Protestors Reflect on the Pulitzer Prize-Winning Photo that Captured their Anguish — and Connection

Five years ago, when news of Michael Brown Jr.’s police shooting death spread, two strangers made their way to the Ferguson Police Department to protest. A local photographer, Robert Cohen, captured the moment. In the photo, a young African American...

“There Was No Hanky Panky”: A Couple Reflects On The Friendship That Led To 70 Years Of Marriage

Julia and Joel Helfman met when they were just kids — at 12 and 13 years old. Their friendship blossomed into a decades-long love story. And together they had five kids of their own, as well as 11 grandchildren and...

In The Final Days Of Don’t Ask, Don’t Tell, Nation’s First Active-Duty Military Contingent Marches In Pride

In the final days of Don’t Ask, Don’t Tell, Navy Operations Specialist Sean Sala decided to do what had never been done before: march with an active duty military contingent in a Pride parade. It was July of 2011, just...

"I love you."

Dear pals, Lexie and Marina, talk about growing up in the Midwest, resonance with effeminate men, coming out as many things, hospitalization, the anthology “Written on the Body.” The interview may or may not close with a lil song 🙂

Carlos Arante – A Nursing Student in William Patterson

In this interview, I talk to my brother (and his girlfriend) about his experiences as an undergrad student and what advice he would give to himself on his career, friendships, and education.

Monica Franco and Brooklyn Franco

In this interview, recorded on January 14, 2019, Brooklyn Franco (17) interviews her mom, Monica Franco (41) about the affect of lupus on herself and how lupus affected her best friend, Roxanne. She shares details about her lifelong friendship with...

A Lifetime of Evolution
December 6, 2018 App Interview

I talk with my Grandma about her evolving understandings of racism and sexism throughout her life.

“There’s somebody in this world just as crazy as I am”

We are just two good friends having a conversation. Friendships develop over time, however Dontae and Jamaal have the same interests and passions that seemed to speed up time. This is a glimpse into the life of a bond that...

Tough times don’t last, but tough people do.

Tenth grader Rachael Daniel shares some of the struggles in her life, how she has overcome them and allowed them to make her a stronger, better person.

Ted Klontz & Ashley Judd

When the New York Times first broke the story about Harvey Weinstein’s decades-long record of sexual harassment in late 2017, it sparked a national conversation about sexual misconduct in the workplace. In Hollywood, Ashley Judd was one of the first...

Dawn Maestas

“It’s not just a tattoo.” Dawn Maestas runs a tattoo removal business in Albuquerque, New Mexico. Her clients include women who wish to remove the names of abusive ex-partners, including some who have been tattooed forcibly. Dawn is a domestic...

Joanna Wright & Tara Cummings

When the New Bethany Home for Girls in Arcadia, Louisiana opened in 1971, the religious reform school was known as a safe haven for “wayward girls.” Over the next three decades, law enforcement officials repeatedly investigated claims of physical and...

“I think all-women’s education really is a very good way of addressing [the confidence gap] for many women.”

Ann Damsgaard ’66 and Evelyn Go ’66 met on their first day at Wellesley. They reflect on the advantages of attending Wellesley, including small class sizes and the value of a single sex education.

“I found being in a woman’s college, where you weren’t either competing with men all the time, absolutely wonderful.”

Maud Chaplin ’56 and Ann Roberts ’56 discuss the immediate bond they formed upon first meeting at Wellesley, and reminisce about campus life in the 1950s.

“Wellesley has given me a sense that I have a purpose and I need to follow it.”

Friends Helen Marshall ’77 and Sally Greenville ’76 define the “Wellesley Effect” as the backbone of the largest supportive community of women in the world.

“The happiest memories were probably everyday living”.

In this interview, conducted in December 2017 in Egg Harbor Township, NJ, Kate Sansom (17) interviews her grandmother Joan Conover (74) about her childhood, her life as a parent, and her life as a grandmother. Mrs. Conover shares stories about...