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Larry Weissman and Ryan Sawyer

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...

Katie interview her granddaughter Katy

Told of her hard moments, childhood, how proud she is of her children.

atl004114
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War Zone

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...

Part 3

Man looks for a better life

Mr. Green

Mr. Green is my former 7th grade science teacher and is now my advising counselor for a college prep program called Upward Bound. Growing up he faced challenges and preserved to get to where he is today. He has been...

Common Ground Tacony Oral History Project: Rich

Rich, a longtime resident, of Tacony is now caretaker an abandoned and overgrown citygarden in Keystone Park. Working his whole life as a contractor and 22 years in recovery, Rich talks about his experiences living through addiction to then building...

Knowing the Parent’s Point of View of their Child as an Alcoholic

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:...

Addiction Interview #2

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...

Addiction Interview #1

KP: Today I’m interviewing a close friend of mine on her older sisters heroin addiction. So, you we’re about three years old when your sister started using, is that right? NA: Yes, that’s right. I remember her being around here...

Drugs

An interview of my dad as a highschool kid who did drugs to be popular.

The Life and Wisdom of Diana Prinz

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.