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33:18
Bette Myerson and Mya Coursey

Friends Bette Myerson (76) and Mya Coursey (76) remember Bette’s mother Natalie Salter Myerson and speak about what she meant to them and her community.

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40:13
Ivonne Diaz and Sofía Avant-Mier

Colleagues Ivonne Diaz (35) and Sofía Aviant-Mier (22) discuss their experiences as Mexican-Americans in the United States, the political advocacy work they do with the nonprofit Texas Rising, and how they attempt to create work-life boundaries and advocate for themselves.

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48:05
Marcus McDuffie, Jeff Vigil, and Naomi Love

Friends Marcus McDuffie (37), Jeff Vigil (47), and Naomi Love (27) discuss Jeff's career as a Brazilian jiu-jitsu instructor, the mentors he has had in his industry, and the life lessons jiu-jitsu has taught him.

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37:58
Scott Méxcal and Erin Shigaki

Friends Scott Méxcal (41) and Erin Shigaki (53) discuss the Big Bend National Park area, cultural similarities, and their desire to make the world around them better.

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42:34
Shawna Brown and Johana Gourdin

Friends Shawna Brown (34) and Johana Gourdin (26) share a conversation about Black joy and pleasure, queer space, transphobia, restorative justice, community resilience, and accountability. They also talk about the importance of music and movement, how their lives are different...

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34:36
Elisa Leyva and Yolanda Leyva

Dr. Yolanda Chavez Leyva [no age given] speaks with her granddaughter Elisa Jacinta Leyva (19) about Elisa’s great-great-great grandmother Canuta of the Rarámuri people.

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11:01
Carmel Keane and Shira Smillie

Carmel Keane (22) shares a story she's written with new friend and StoryCorps facilitator Shira Smillie (26), reflecting on her grandparents, her connection to Ireland, and the way photographs can carry memories.

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39:05
Lee Byrd, Susannah Byrd, and John Byrd

Lee Byrd (77) and her children Susannah “Susie” Byrd (51) and John Byrd (49) share memories and discuss the legacy of their family business, Cinco Puntos Press.

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40:01
Ann Hallmark and Amanda Ekery

Ann Hallmark [no age given] speaks with friend and former student Amanda Ekery (28) about the role of music throughout her life.

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37:43
Bette Myerson and Bruce Grossman

Bette Myerson (76) interviews her longtime friend Bruce Grossman (75) about his relationship with Judaism and creating Jewish community spaces in Taos, New Mexico.

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38:11
Sarah Justus and Rosa Benedicto

Sarah Justus (24) interviews her grandmother Rosa Benedicto (77) about Rosa's immigration from Ciuadad Juarez, Mexico to Chicago, Illinois. Rosa would eventually settle in El Paso, Texas. The pair also discuss Rosa's marriage and love story with her late husband.

mby022435
36:16
James Angerstein and Jessica Angerstein

Jessica Angerstein (41) asks her dad, James Angerstein (81), about his life, including memories of growing up in El Paso, his work as a music teacher, and his time serving in the Army. The two also reflect on their family...

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41:04
Kalika Davis and Laurie Tarbell

Friends and co-creators Kalika Davis [no age given] and Laurie Tarbell (47) discuss their connection to the Occidental Life Building in downtown Albuquerque, New Mexico, and their vision of transforming it into a community space.

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31:34
Anita Rodriguez and Naomi Love

Anita Rodriguez (82) shares the stories of her life with her conversation partner Naomi Love (27), reflecting on age, art, and her activism. Anita also speaks about the dynamics of race, racism, and culture, particularly through the lens of growing...

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38:31
Michael Gaglio and Cynthia Hoffmann

Cynthia Hoffman (59) interviews her colleague Michael Gaglio (48) about Michael’s work in environmental preservation, being on the board of the nonprofit The Frontera Land Alliance, and their hopes for the organization for the future.

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40:33
Naleen Naanee and Hillary Frost

Friends and coworkers Naleen Naanee [no age given] and Hillary Frost [no age given] come together to talk about their friendship, the Native community, and the organization New Mexico Community Capital. They also talk about what they are most proud...

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25:04
Felix Madrid and Cecile Evola

Friends Felix Madrid (60) and Cecile Evola (65) share a conversation about their memories together, their time at the organization ARCA, and what it means to be a good friend.

mby022433
36:41
Irma Avila and Liz Deines

Friends Sister Irma Avila (69) and Sister Liz Deines [no age given], both Sisters of Loretto, talk about Loretto Academy and share fond memories of the school and the Loretto community.

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35:22
Kerry Doyle and Professor León De la Rosa Carrillo

Colleagues Kerry Doyle (53) and Professor León de la Rosa Carrillo (45) discuss how they met, their art that reflects the Ciudad Juarez and El Paso border, and transborder ethics.

mby022593
35:15
Darlene Castillo and Jade Vargas

Darlene Castillo (29) interviews her mentee Jade Vargas (18) about her involvement in modeling and pageantry as a Latina, her experience as an Hermanita with the organization MANA de Albuquerque, and her goals for her future. Jade also reflects on...

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38:45
Tyler Edwards and Lorena Edwards

Spouses, Lorena “Lori” Edwards (43) and Tyler Edwards (41), discuss family dynamics and their experience being in the public eye because of their daughter’s identity.

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44:22
Dario Toffenetti and Carrie Bagg

Dario Louis Toffenetti (93) shares memories about his childhood, parents, and family with his daughter, Carolynn "Carrie" Louise Toffenetti Bagg (62). Dario also shares stories of working with his dad in the restaurant industry and talks about his relationship with...

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39:48
David Witt and Nicole Dial-Kay

Colleagues David Witt [no age given] and Nicole Dial-Kay [no age given] talk about their experiences as curators of the Harwood Museum and about different artists they admire.

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36:41
Kristen Rael Wakefield and Anthony Rael

Kristen Rael Wakfield (40) and her father Anthony Rael (65) discuss their ancestor Mathias Montaño, a genízaro (captured indigenous person of New Mexico), occupying the same land he once lived on, and the research Kristen is doing to better understand...