“Never give up on yourself.”

I interviewed my dad about his struggles growing up with dyslexia.

New Martial Arts Journey

I interviewed my kickboxing coach. The questions I asked were about his life and how he grew up. I also learned about what type of martial arts he does. There were many things I learned that surprised me!

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Elizabeth Ann Hamlin and Janet Wigodner

Elizabeth "Ann" Hamlin (80) talks with Janet Wigodner (54) about her experiences as a adult literacy tutor.

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Robert Jackson and Madison Mullen

Robert Jackson (57) talks with facilitator, Madison Mullen (24), about 40 letters he sent out for his 40th birthday, about how he learned techniques to help him with his dyslexia, and about the moral example his grandmother Margaret Jameson set...

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Robin Loucks and Spirit Trickey

Robin Woods Loucks (71) talks with Spirit Trickey (32) about her experience as a student sympathetic to integration at Central High School during the 1957 desegregation crisis. ST's mother, Minniejean Brown, was one of the Little Rock Nine, and one...

The Life of Jennifer Nixon

A short interview talking about raising children and going through life with a learning disability

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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.

Learning to Read

I interview my kid brother about what it was like to learn how to read, to be diagnosed with dyslexia, and what his relationship to books is like today.