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- personal experiences 131
- memories of growing up 116
- memories of former times 92
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Jessica Smith tells her life story, one that has been filled with hardship and resilience, and shares words of wisdom.
Reggie Smith (57) interviews Shyronn Jones (35) about her childhood in Brooklyn, NY. She remembers starting to take care of herself at age 16 and reflects on being a single mother with HIV.
Brian (53) talks with his daughter, Regina (30), about his experiences growing up in San Francisco in the 1960's and about his relationship with his father.
Bryan Darst, a highly respected man in Athens County, Ohio, tells his life story and shares words of wisdom.
Larry Weissman (69) talks with his friend Ryan Sawyer (43) about Larry's history as an activist, his experience growing up in the 1960's and 1970's, police brutality and corruption, drug experimentation and LSD, the Black Panther Party, the White Panther...
In this discussion, conducted in June 2019, in Princeton, New Jersey, 48 years after the official “War on Drugs” was declared by President Richard Nixon, a son, Jared Bell, asks his father, Tom Bell, a retired NJ State Trooper to...
Christopher Bennett shares his life story and words of wisdom for people in reentry from incarceration and addiction recovery.
Man (23) talks to a friend about his estranged family.
In this interview, Benjamin (13) interviews his Aunt Zan (50s) to learn about her life. Zan currently helps leads a sober living companion group called Hightower Associates serves on the board of ABTA. She has worked on and off in...
Told of her hard moments, childhood, how proud she is of her children.
Robin Sunbeam (62) tells facilitator Daniel Littlewood (32) about traveling, her daughter, Sudharma Kumari’s life and death.
I interviewed my mother, Leila Halligan, about her son and also, my brother, Blair, about his use of drugs and mainly alcohol. We discussed the history of his addiction and how he is doing in the present. Transcript of interview:...
A tale of two friends talkin issues. Havin some laughs.
KP: This morning I’m with my friend’s sister, speaking a bit with her about her heroin addiction. I’d actually like to ask you about what you think the hardest thing about addiction is? NA: Well, when I relapsed after getting...
Ed Hall (57) interviews his friend Richard Harris (67) about his life, focusing on his work as an abstract artist and their similar views on comedy and its role in the world.
Diana tells her life story, speaking of family, addiction and recovery, incarceration and reentry, challenges and resilience, and shares words of wisdom gained through hard-fought experience.
I was interviewing my brother about his two year mission in Detroit. I was asking about his harsh living standards, what he loved, what he missed from home. Who helped him along the way, and how he got through it...