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Garey Higgins and Jordan Minnis

One Small Step Partner's Garey "Alex" Higgins (26) and Jordan Minnis (33) spend an hour discussing life in their shared hometown, mental health, and their stances on various hot button issues.

“…. to say that it didn’t impact me, would be a lie”

Interviewer: Who were the people in your life that had alcohol abuse — or drug abuse ? Anonymous: my aunt, my uncle, and my other uncle. Interviewer: And what happened with your aunt and two uncles? Anonymous: My aunt and...

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Marie Santiago and Danny Santiago

Spouses Marie Santiago (31) and Danny Santiago (33) sit down for a conversation about the highs and lows of the years that they have spent together and offer some of the wisdom that they have gained along the way.

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Natasha Herring and Milton Washington

Friends Natasha Herring (47) and Milton Washington [no age given] discuss their origins of inspiration as writers. They begin the conversation with how they met as writers and the similarities between their experiences as children who experienced housing instability/being orphans....

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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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Emma Mitchell and Andy Ranazzi

One Small Step partners Emma Mitchell (37) and Andy Ranazzi (60) have a conversation about the state of political discourse, navigating politics and family, and the citizen vs. the citizenry.

"Choose the right circle of friends"

The interview is about my friend's drug addiction and we talk about how it all started for him, the things he went through, and the things that helped him overcome his addiction. Seyar talks about how his addiction all started...

How has the COVID-19 pandemic affected addiction in America?

Jose Sanchez speaks to us on how the COVID-19 pandemic has affected social and familial relationships, his socioeconomic status, and his drug addiction.

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Donald Harner and Amy Akao

One Small Step conversation partners Donald (Don) Harner (51) and Amy Akao (41), talk about their experiences on September 11, 2001 (this interview was conducted September 11, 2021), what the idea of “equality” means to them, and how the events...

The life of Evelyn Brunson

In this interview we dive into the life and struggles of Evelyn Brunson. Evelyn is currently a student at Houston Christian University. She hopes to provide motivation and hope to those like her.

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Janet [No Name Given] and Betsy Haddad

One Small Step partners Janet [No Name Given] (37) and Betsy Haddad (55) discuss pressure to have children, the affects of the COVID-19 pandemic on youth's behavioral health, and navigating drug use as a parent.

“It just didn’t feel right to me so I just wanted to start a new leaf”

(Shane) Hello my name is Shane Wilborn. I️ AM a 19-year-old college student. Today is November 10th and I️ am interviewing my uncle Ricky in reference to a recovering drug addict for my story corps project. We are recording this...

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Jaycee Clark and Manuela Velasquez

Jaycee Clark (33) talks about her journey through addiction, recovery, transitioning, and HIV/AIDS with her conversation partner Manuela Velasquez (23). They also talk about vulnerability and support.

A conversation with my grandmother

Please, If you have suffered from abuse or anything. PLEASE DON'T LISTEN, THERE IS HEAVY TOPICS IN THIS INTERVIEW. Me and my grandmother spoke about her past, growing up with her father who went to a boarding school. We both...

Drug Abuse and Childhood Trauma

Abby Fisette speaks on how her parent's substance abuse effected her upbringing and her current life trajectory.