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40:09
Lois Walker and Donna James

Lois Larsen Walker (73) talks to her daughter, Donna Walker James (48), about living in Alexandria. She recounts saving bricks from demolished buildings, fighting for school integration, and contributing to the community.

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48:50
Anna Grady and Carol Clarke

One Small Step partners Anna Catherine Grady (24) and Carol Clarke (58) discuss jazz history and environmental justice in Birmingham, AL. They also discuss Rwanda, the COVID-19 pandemic, and how their family members have shaped them.

Michael Payne + Jim Hassmer

[Recorded: Friday, August 19, 2022] Jim and Michael record a One Small Step conversation in Charlottesville, Virginia. Jim is retired from 30 years of United Methodist pastoring and now volunteers to help reduce food insecurity in Albemarle County while Michael...

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Mandy Schuman and Merrill Price

One Small Step conversation partners Mandy Schuman (48) and Shane Price (52) share about their upbringings in Texas, how they have shaped their religious beliefs, and what they hope to see in their community moving forward.

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Jill Lippard and Katie Hendrickson

Spouses Jill Lippard (34) and Katie Hendrickson (34) discuss their relationship and how they came to terms with their sexuality from a Christian upbringing. They also reflect on their lives since coming out.

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41:34
Lauren Stein McLean and James "Jimmy" Hallyburton

James "Jimmy" Hallyburton (39) interviews his colleague Lauren Stein McLean (47) about her journey and experiences as the first woman elected to serve as mayor of Boise, Idaho.

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36:25
Jessica Simmons and Liam Carey

Liam Carey (45) interviews his spouse, Jessica Simmons (45), about her background in education, her experience running for city council as a first-time candidates, and her hopes for New York City.

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53:41
Jennifer Schuster Jaeger and Gary Melom

One Small Step conversation partners Jennifer Schuster Jaeger [no age given] and Gary Melom [no age given] share their thoughts on political systems, approaching change within those systems, roles of leadership, events that shaped their views, and how to co-exist...

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39:39
Michael Gillette and Jodi Gillette

Michael Gillette (52) and Jodi Gillette (52) talk about Michael's career as a medical ethicist and as the first Jewish mayor of Lynchburg, VA. They remember stories about raising their daughters, Rachel and Rebecca. Michael says "intellectual sparring" is a...

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36:33
Edie Daly and Michael Yates

Edie Daly (83) and longtime friend, Michael Yates (76) share about their contributions to the community of Gulfport, as activist and organizer, respectively. They reflect on the passing of a human rights ordinance and their initial involvement in politics.

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Chad Martin and Howard Turner

One Small Step participants Chad Martin (42) and Howard Turner (48) talk about local politics, community activism, and poverty.

How did I get my first job?

This is a short story about how I got my first job as a shoeshine boy downtown Fort Collins and having a vision of becoming the Mayor Fort Collins through shining shoes.