A Path to Law

A conversation with a first generation lawyer and what lead them to their legal services career and advice to prospective lawyers. Also delves into women and some of their experiences in the legal field.

Kari Goetz and Crawford Long

Spouses, Kari Goetz (46) and Crawford Long (47), share a conversation about how they first met as teenagers, about being pen-pals, and about meeting again twenty years later and eventually getting married.

Carson Honeycutt and Jeb Backe

Carson Honeycutt (36) speaks with StoryCorps facilitator Jeb Backe (26) about his transition out of the military into civilian life. Carson recounts the challenges he faced in the first few years after ending his service in the Marine Corps and...

Carla Saavedra and Alice Hill

Carla Saavedra (56) talks with her mother, Alice Hill (85), who was born in Tampa in 1936 at an immigrant Spanish hospital. They talk of family members working in the cigar factory, migrating from Spain and her great aunt being...

Great Thanksgiving Listen with my dad

We talked about the different careers people in my family have held and my dads career. We also talked about family life.

Zena Ozeir and Jumana Salamey

Zena Ozeir (29) talks with her aunt Jumana Salamey (38) about her college experience, graduating law school, and moving back to her hometown of Dearborn after school. She shares memories of her political activism and talks about her current work...

Melanie Ferrier and Robert Ferrier

Robert Ferrier (44) interviews his spouse, Melanie Ferrier (42), about her life. They talk about her identity as a Navajo woman and her experience on living on and off a reservation in New Mexico. Melanie describes a difficult childhood in...

Elizabeth Cooper and Brian Landrum

One Small Step partners Elizabeth Cooper (82) and Brian Landrum (30) discuss their family's origins in the United States, the importance of learning how to write, and what troubles them about how their own "side" communicates.

Marion Humphrey and Marion Humphrey

Marion Humphrey, Jr. (32) shares a conversation with his father, Marion Humphrey, Sr. (71). They discuss their upbringings, school experiences, race, and their journeys in the field of law.

Jad Elchahal and Ryan King

Friends, former roommates, and recent college graduates, Jad Elchahal (22) and Ryan King (23), have a conversation about Ryan's recent trip to Atlanta as well as their experiences as seniors in college during the COVID-19 pandemic and their thoughts about...

John McGown and Kathleen Hotham

John McGown (73) talks with friend Kathleen Hotham (72) about his life, his career, his children, and his wife Mary. John also shared a celebration of Mary's life that can be found at https://www.youtube.com/playlist?list=PLt63nT19_hgnbyMGi4xgHLDchyPR3Bfrl. This link worked at the time...

Jason Plamodon and Mike Drummond

Mike Drummond (55) talks to Jason Plumodon (49) about what called him to nursing and Providence and most challenging and most rewarding experiences.

Allison’s Crazy Beautiful Life

Allison is a student-athlete at the University of Detroit Mercy. This interview was a chance for her to reflect on her last four years studying and playing lacrosse. As well as a chance to look into what her future holds....

William Oglesby and Douglas Granger

One Small Step conversation partners William "Bill" Oglesby (68) and Douglas "Doug" Granger (64) have a conversation about their churches, social issues, and the political divide.