Struggles to Opportunity with Gail Orzechowski and Sofie LaFratta

Sofie LaFratta interviewed Gail Orzechowski about how growing up with a sister with severe autism translated into her future career as an elementary school teacher. She opens up about the importance of vulnerability and how being vulnerable created a lot...

Luke Alvarez: They Will Surf Again

Luke Alvarez is a science teacher at Carusi Middle School in Cherry Hill, surfer and board shaper. Local to Tuckerton, NJ, Luke also runs a small business where he creates surf boards. Luke makes adaptable surf boards for people with...

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Aidan Gray and Robert Bell

Aidan Gray (16) interviews his grandfather Robert Bell (77) about his experiences as a father, grandfather, and scientist after contracting polio as young child.

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Joan Heminway and Owen Thurber

One Small Step conversation partners Joan Heminway (60) and Owen Thurber (20) discuss activism, disability, feminism, and workplace discrimination.

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Kelly Spain and Julie Kurek

Kelly Spain [no age given] speaks with her friend and husband's physician, Julie Kurek (44). Kelly talks about the symptoms her husband experiences, the challenges she's faced as a caregiver, and how her and her husband's relationship has evolved as...

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Debbie King and El Campbell

Debbie King (42) shares a conversation with her friend, El Campbell (31), about gender fluidity, coming out, community, capitalism, and living with a chronic illness.

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Nicole Hiers and Ruth Jones

Nicole Hiers (35) shares a conversation with her mother, Ruth Jones (65), about a sudden storm that destroyed their home in 2012, and the challenges their family faced afterwards.

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Elizabeth Denehie and Ellen Murphey

One Small Step partners Ellen Murphey (63) and Elizabeth Denehie (48) discuss their upbringing, their families, and their partners. Ellen talks about their experience as a queer person. Elizabeth talks about her experience as a disabled person and a caretaker.