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Shawn Sorbom and Mary Sloper

Mary Sloper (78) talks to Shawn Sorbom (28) about going to boarding school at age 5 in Imperial Valley, Californiia, her Croatian mother, and her career as a nurse.

Nathan Buck and Therese Lewandowski

Nathan Buck, Providence Volunteer Program Supervisor, has an in-depth conversation with Therese Lewandowski, about his spiritual journey from being a midwest, gay alter boy in a Catholic school to an openly gay, happily married manager for a Catholic organization. Nathan...

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Harriet Thompson, Mollie Mana'o, and Nora Nielsen

Harriet Thompson (96) speaks with her friend and chaplain, Mollie Mana'o (44) about how they first met when Harriet had come into hospice, her recovery from cancer and their ongoing friendship.

Sijaama Branch & Scott Acord

Sijaama shares her story of having sickle cell disease. How she felt embarrassed as a kid and hid it from everyone but her family. Over the years she has learned to manage the symptoms, but still has moments where she...

Keren & CJ Holt

Keren & CJ share their story of pregnancy loss. How well-meaning friends and family members condolences often felt unintendedly hurtful in the moment, and not knowing how they wanted to grieve, they decided to have a private funeral for their...

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William Munroe and Aria Sequoia

Aria Sequoia (69) speaks with her friend at Heritage House, William Munroe (82), about their different upbringings and life experiences, from parenthood to love to spirituality.

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...

Benjamin Marshall & Laura Smith

Laura recently met Benjamin, who went to school with her brother, Berkeley, who has Down syndrome. Benjamin sat next to Berkeley in sixth grade and he talked about the impact that year had on his life. Because of his exposure...

Barbara Morphy & Chandra Hodges

Barbara and Chandra met through the "Walk a Mile" program and hit it off instantly. Barbara talks about the challenges of being a single mom, needing a job. She started in housekeeping at a Providence hospital, but knew she wanted...

Liz Farber and Justyna Raszewska

Liz, long time Providence caregiver reflects on her journey to become a social worker and how her spirituality has helped her serve hospice patients

Miriam "Merry" Bauch & Katy Abelson

When the war broke out, Merry's father and brother were sent to concentrations camps where they were killed. She was sent to a separate camp from her mother, but managed to find one another later in Zakopane, Poland after the...

Katie Hatfield, Natalia Calonzo, and Kim Entwistle

Katie Hatfield, Natalia Calonzo, and Kim Entwistle talked about what led them to becomes nurses and what drew them to Providence. They also shared some of the most memorable stories of their nursing careers and what advice they had for...

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Diana Martinez-Bleth and Valerie Bleth

Valerie Bleth-Sharp (51) interviews her mother Diana Martinez-Bleth (79) about her life's work as a nurse, her accomplishments, passions and loves.

Les & Susan Cooper

Les and his family had many narrow escapes from the Nazis during the war and they eventually managed to escape across the boarder to Austria from Hungary. They had to live in a camp for a few months before they...

Girish, Vaishali, & Ankush with Scott Acord

Girsish & Vashali met while working for an American company in their home country of India. Not long later they moved to the U.S. Both Hindu, they talk about the upcoming Diwali holiday, (Festival of Lights), what it means to...

Morgan St Marie and Cindy Meyers

Mother and adult daughter discuss daughter's daily life in South Korea during her young family's military deployment there, including adoption of two young Korean children.

Pema Choden & Dan Hudson

Pema shared the story of her family's escape from Tibet and how they eventually came to live in the U.S. She also talked about her families relationship with the Dalia Lama.

Lulu Verneuil and Nicole Sotkiewicz

Nicole and Lulu, coordinators of Camp Erin grief camp for children and teens, discuss how they combine kid-centered activities with grief education to promote sharing and safe spaces for grieving.They talk about the growth they see in kids who have...