Life lessons from Rebecca Ingals

This interview took place on November 29, 2020 in Salem, MA. I, Raya Young, interviewed my friend Rebecca Ingals who is in her sixties. She talks about growing up on Martha’s Vineyard, meeting her second husband John, and how Covid...

Mary Duncan and Shelly McCollum

Shelly McCollum (56) and her mother, Mary "Carolyne" Duncan (77), share a conversation about their childhood memories, their careers in education, and the ways in which society has changed during their lifetimes.

Dan Ahlstrom and Mohan Kambampati

One Small Step conversation partners Dan Ahlstrom [no age given] and Mohan Kambampati (79) discuss their backgrounds, political views, religious influences, and share their appreciation for Wichita, KS.

Andy Wilkinson, Emily Wilkinson, and Ian Wilkinson

Andy Wilkinson (72) speaks with his daughter Emily Wilkinson (40) and his son Ian Wilkinson (46) talk about Andy's path from growing up on a farm to pursuing music and being an educator.

The Valuable Experience of Working Aboard

On May 8th, 2020, Eoin O'Hare (18) talks with his uncle Gavin O'Hare (39) about when Gavin left Ireland to work in Australia for 6 years, and the experiences, lessons, and developments that came with it.

Richard Olchawa Ohava and Janet Hsieh

Spouses Richard Ohava (81) and Janet Hsieh [no age given] discuss their respective backgrounds, upbringings and their relationship.

Dawn Fausner and Juleia Smith – 61 and 16

Juleia Smith (16) interviews her coworker Dawn Fausner (61) who is a hygienist and a nursing student. They talk about the medical field, life lessons, finding love later in life, career passion, and more.

Gerald Reid and Chip Michaud

One Small Step partners Gerald Reid (68) and Chip Michaud (55) talk about their careers, political views, and childhoods in Massachusetts.

Jacqueline Arthur-Montagne and Sara Robinson

[Recorded Friday, Feb. 4th, 2022] Jacqueline (33) and Sara (75) recorded a One Small Step conversation together in Charlottesville, Virginia. They discussed marriage, LGBTQ identities, memories of childhood, and their professional lives.

Karen Scott and Shawn Askinosie

Friends and colleagues Karen Scott (68) and Shawn Askinosie (61) share the story of how their experiences with loss inspired them to create the Lost and Found Grief Center in Springfield, Missouri.

Neha Avadhani and Meena Pasupathy

Neha Avadhani (18) asks her family friend, and close aunt, Meena Pasupathy (53) about her childhood, her experience moving to the US from India, and some lessons she has learned throughout her career.