Mom talks about her ancestors and early life, 11/24/2017

A conversation with my mother about her ancestors and early childhood, and about what she hopes her legacy will be.

Karen Wegner & Melody Fawcett

Karen shares the story of her mothers death, dealing with breast cancer and what led her to a career in palliative care.

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Marie Wolfe and Nancy Wamer

Marie Wolfe (59) and her spouse Nancy Warner (67) discuss Marie's experiences with her previous partner including in vitro fertilization, the birth of their twins, and their break up and ensuing custody battle.

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Dorothy Courtney and Tommy Burke

Dorothy Avila Courtney (82) talks to her grandson, Tommy Burke (20), about influential people in her life, such as her mother, father, and her 8th grade teacher, Sister Amadeus. She remembers mornings spent with her father asking him about his...

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Crystal Lafontaine and Hugo Rene Alvarado Palomo

Crystal LaFontaine (24) and her boyfriend Hugo Alvarado (54) discuss their respective backgrounds and histories with drug addiction, their memories of living together in the Five Points neighborhood of Detroit, their experiences overcoming addiction, and their new home together in...

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Mackenzie Stone and Albert Mikulencak III

Mackenzie Stone (26) talks with her family friend and financial advisor, Albert Mikulencak (50), about her education and career path in accounting. She remembers FINISH.

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Melanie Calloway and Genese Clark

Genese Calloway Clark (39) talks with her mother, Melanie Calloway [no age given]. They remember Melanie's mother, Richelene Mitchell who wrote a memoir, and reflect on the importance of having her words with them. Melanie also shares her love of...

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Jefrey Davidson and Olivia Davidson

Olivia Davidson (23) asks her father, Jefrey Davidson (67) about some of the more seminal moments in his life. They discuss his childhood as an "army brat" and how despite growing up in a number of places he has found...

Susan Siegel and Stefani Priskos

Stefani Priskos (26) speaks with Susan Siegel (64) about her involvement in the Triangle Threshold Singers, a group that sings for individuals on the threshold of living and dying in North Carolina. This conversation was held via Zoom due to...

Joy Williamson and Stefani Priskos

Stefani Priskos (26) speaks with Joy Williamson (70) about her involvement in the Triangle Threshold Singers, a group that sings for individuals on the thresholds of living and dying in North Carolina. This conversation was held via Zoom due to...

Jenny Rask Interviews father Gene Rask about his life. Interview about Gene's Uncle Buster and his father Badih and Annie Rask.

Jenny Rask: 2021-01-24 01:31:13 Jenny Rask(49) interviews father Gene Rask (88) about his life. The births of Mary Rask, Gloria and Nancy Rask and what that meant to the family. His mother Marguerite's preparation for Mary's birth, family genetics and...

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Stefanie Jochman and Randall Copeland
August 10, 2020 OSS Hub

One Small Step Conversation partners Stefanie Jochman (35) and Randall "Randy" Copeland (56) talk about their upbringing and how their political values were formed and have changed over the years.

Ann Ringland and Stefani Priskos

Stefani Priskos (26) speaks with Ann Ringland (77) about her involvement in the Triangle Threshold Singers, a group that sings for individuals on the threshold of living and dying in North Carolina. This conversation was held via Zoom due to...

Larry Nessly and Stefani Priskos

Stefani Priskos (26) speaks with Larry Nessly (73) about his involvement in the Triangle Threshold Singers, a group that sings for individuals on the thresholds of living and dying in North Carolina. This conversation was held via Zoom due to...

Ethical Leadership in Unlikely Places

Alli Pearson (19) talks with her mother Brenda Pearson (54) about how she is indeed a leader because of how she handled the death of her husband and raising two teenage girls.

Misfortune and Loss

We discussed his childhood, as well as how my sister and I are similar to his childhood self. We also talked about how he dealt with losing his mom as a young adult.

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Melody Lin and Charles Loring Woodman

Melody Lin (65) interviewed by her husband (Charles) Loring Woodman (75) about her childhood in Taiwan, marrying an American man and moving to Southern California, having a child with him, their divorce, her being a single mother, meeting and marrying...

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Ayla Wingnut Andersen and Erin Houge

Ayla Andersen [no age given] talks with her mother, Erin "Stacy" Houge (41), about the loss of Ayla's father, Damien, as a baby and the impact that has had on her life. The two talk about Stacy's relationship with Damien...

Ellie Coburn, Extrodinare

Ellie Coburn, 22, has spent the past few years of her life as a foster parent, photographer, activist, and young living ambassador. Having lost her father at 13, she talks about how much of an inspiration he was to her,...

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Brynn Cadigan, Gradydon Moll, and Morgan Moll

Graydon Moll (69) talks to his children Brynn Cadigan (37) and Morgan Moll (23) about his experience of parenthood. Together, they remember when Brynn and Morgan’s mother died 9 years ago, and the way that loss shaped their family dynamic...

Jenny Rask Interviews Father Gene Rask about his life. Feb 15 episode. Lee Rask (RIP 2021)

Jenny Rask: 2021-02-16 00:57:02 Jenny Rask Interviews Father Gene Rask about his life. On the day of Lee Rask's passing we begin to remember Lee's everlasting effect on his family and his community. A beloved best friend, cousin, father, husband...