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Adrianna Benson and Phoebe Wagner

One Small Step conversation partners Adrianna Benson (51) and Phoebe Wagner (68) discuss labels, assumptions and mental health. They talk about seeing what's inside a person, rather than putting people in "boxes".

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Rachel Barnard and John Duval

One Small Step partners, Rachel Barnard (52) and John Duvall (63), discuss privilege and racism. They examine how each of these is reflected in their own life experiences, and John brings some new ways of looking at these concepts to...

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Dolores Sheff and Nancy Jones

One Small Step conversation partners Dolores Sheff (63) and Nancy Jones (70) discuss voting for different parties, but sharing many common interests and opinions around being compassionate towards others, education, money in politics, abortion, gun control, anti-depressants and joy.

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Austin Nelson and Michel G.

Austin [No name given] (42) from Kentucky and Michel [No name given] (50) from Belgium both moved to Atlanta, Georgia recently, and used their different backgrounds to discuss U.S. and world politics.

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Sara Tickel and Robert Tuttle

One Small Step conversation partners Sara Tickel (41) and and Robert A. "Bob" Tuttle (76) talk about drug and alcohol addiction as well as gender and identity issues relating to labels and stereotypes.

National Adoption Awareness Month

This interview expresses the importance of adoption and the rewarding experience as it relays to Adoption Awareness for November.

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Carson Berrier and Anna Koutsouftikis

One Small Step conversation partners Carson Berrier (23) and Anna Koutsouftikis (18) talk about how they grew up, their religious beliefs, politics, their interests and what they see and hope for their futures.

Stereotypes of New Jersey

We discussed the assumptions people have about New Jersey and if they are true or not.

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Rosalind Watkins and Marie Thompson

One Small Step conversation partners Marie Thompson (51) and Rosalind "Roz" Watkins (60) share coping mechanisms from childhood and as adults, loss of loved ones, addiction and recovery, political policies and conversing with people who disagree with them.

Tim Brown and Emily Douglas

[Recorded: Tuesday, October 26, 2021] Tim Brown (UVA '25) and Emily Douglas discuss living in Europe, military service, their parents' influence, and the current American political climate in their One Small Step conversation.

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Judith Sherk and Darlene Dabbs

One Small Step conversation partners Judith "Judy" Sherk (72) and Darlene Dabbs (68) discussed parenting, the adoption process, COVID-19's impact on their faith, and their experience with the One Small Step conversation.

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Anna Wittel and Brad Haynes

One Small Step conversation partners Anna (43) and Brad (51) have a conversation about their lives, including careers, hobbies, experiences with bus breakdowns, and perspectives on aging. They find commonalities in their winding career paths and bonds through shared stories...

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Angela Mayer and Venita Blackburn

One Small Step conversation partners Angela Mayer (51) and Venita Blackburn (38) talk about their shared curiosity about other people, impactful moments from their youth, the importance of education, and their frustrations with their political parties.

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Kasey Madden and Brian McGill

Kasey Madden (35) and Brian McGill (50) find commonality from opposite coasts, sharing similar feelings on being raised Catholic and moving away from organized religion, community service, worries about societal and political divisiveness, safety for women and trans people and...

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Patty Carpenter and Bill Mears

One Small Step partners Patty Carpenter (63) and Bill Mears (79) reflect on open-mindedness, their experiences in their church communities, and the state of meritocracy and access to opportunity in the United States.

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Emily Sales and Sarah Stednitz

Graduate students in neuroscience Emily Celestina Sales (27) and Sarah Josephine Stednitz (30) speak about their experiences as women in the sciences and the injustices they hope will be addressed in diversity, equity and inclusion at the University of Oregon.