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Friends and colleagues Sara DeRoo [no age given] and Connie Going [no age given] share a conversation about their own families and their experiences working in adoption and social work.
Nikki Stephens Diacon (53) interviews her husband, Johnnie Diacon (59), about his childhood, his art, and his connection to Muscogee culture. They also discuss their family's future, remember their two daughters who have passed away, and share their love for...
Friends Twilla Booker (59) talks with Dorothy Garza (63) about Dorothy’s childhood, her family, her time in college, in the Air Force, in Alaska, and Japan, her children, and about the life lessons that she would like to pass on...
Sisters Greta Harrelson (53) and Kimberly Exum (55) talk with their father, Bobby Harrelson (84), about his childhood, how he came to be adopted, how he met his wife, his time in the Army, his career in real estate development,...
Cynthia Hand [no age given] and her birth mother, Suzanne Asha Stone [no age given], share a conversation about finding one another, Cynthia's adoption, and their experiences getting to know each other after they were separated for over 40 years.
Joselyn was adopted as a newborn, in Chadron, NE and she shares with her friend & colleague, Melody Fawcett, the story of meeting her birth family. The love and care she has been given by her adoptive parents and sibling.
Amy Ciba: 2022-06-30 18:18:35
Kristina Inman (35) shares a conversation with her biological mother, Melanie Miller (57), about reconnecting later in life through direct-to-consumer genetic testing. They talk about what led Kristina to look for her biological parents and also about the process of...
Lois Gilman (68) interviews her son Seth Gilman (37) about his role as a rescue worker in the aftermath of 9/11, and his decision to become a teacher and educate students about the attacks.
Kristin Szakos (62), a former Charlottesville City Council member, has a chat with One Small Step partner Joseph "Joe" Thomas (58), a conservator talk show radio host, on their overlapping and varying experience that have shaped their beliefs politically.
Tracy Shaughnessy [no age given] discusses with her childhood friend Gail Mondoux [no age given] her tumultuous childhood being adopted by alcoholic parents and her experience as a white student attending a predominately black school through Seattle's desegregation bussing programs.
One Small Step conversation partners, David Durovy (71) and Peggy Watts Gup (67), discuss their experiences as adoptive and foster parents. Peggy talks about being a life-long activist how the 2016 election prompted her to make major changes in her...
Natasha Herring (47) interviews her conversation partner Sandra "Sandy" Halvorson [no age given] about her experience getting into contact with her biological parents and how being adopted has impacted her sense of identity.
Todd Bennett (44) and his caretaker, Skylar Cohen (27), share a conversation about Todd's adoptive family, his experience living with spina bifida, his perspective on love and loss, and the life lessons that he has learned along the way.
Susan Slavish (80) shares with her conversation partner Franchesca Peña (26) her experience as a Second Lieutenant, VA nurse, mother, and Infection Control Coordinator.
Gissell and Bri talked about Bri's adoption and race, how it affected her life. Bri wants to go into Social Justice/Work as a career now.