Identity and Faith: Growing Up Gay in the LDS Church

Tracey Fluegel (55) tells her son Oliver Fluegel-Murray (18) about her young adulthood after growing up in The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints. Going into her struggles in discovering her sexuality and identity while in a culture that...

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Sidney Davis and Dorothy Garza

Dorothy Garza (63) interviews her friend Sidney Davis (75) about how he beat cancer, what it was like being incarcerated for over 30 years, and the ways in which God influences his daily life.

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Gloria Weston-Smart, Joyce Thomas, and Joann Bynum Johnson

Sisters Gloria Weston-Smart (66), Joyce Thomas (64), and Joann Bynum Johnson (61) reminisce about their childhood together, remember family members who have passed away, and express gratitude for the tight-knit community that they grew up in.

Chatting with My Mom

In this interview, my mom and I talked about her family, faith in God, and a special miracle.

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Javier Solorzano and Olimpia del Socorro Solorzano

Olimpia del Socorro Solorzano (72), a two-time breast cancer survivor, shares her story with son Javier Alexander Solorzano (37) on how she found faith and fortitude in the most challenging moments of her life.

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Richard Sanford and Emmanual Phillips

Richard Sanford, III (52) and Emmanual Phillips (28) discuss growing up primarily with or without access to technology, the importance of surrounding oneself with people who think differently from each other, and the importance religious faith can play in working...

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Marie Dunbar and Bill Dunbar

Spouses, Marie Dunbar (45) and Bill Dunbar (62), explain what it means to be practicing Seventh-Day Adventists Christians, discuss the role God plays in their daily lives, and share stories about their most memorable spiritual experiences.

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Daniel Baughn and Marissa Kanz

Marissa Kanz (38) talks with her ex-husband, Daniel Baughn (40), about their friendship, courtship, marriage and divorce. They talk about their shared spiritual faith, their six-year-old daughter and Daniel Baugh's coming out after they were married. They then talk about...

John Kaniecki, poet, opens up about his life, mental illness, faith in God, and writing career.

John Kaniecki's interview expands on his books, "More Than The Madness" and "Murmurings of a Mad Man". Known as the "Poet to the Poor" (book title), John also highlights his commitment to social justice, a better environment and a more...

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Bessie Duncan and Sheryl Dobson

Sheryl Dobson (60) asks her mentor and friend, Rev. Dr. Bessie Duncan (80) about her relationship to God, and her most important experiences and life teachings.

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Lenora Williams Hameed Omenka

Lenora Williams Hameed Omenka [no age given] shares her experience as a caregiver to close friends and family members with breast cancer and the importance of caring for one's self in caring for others. She shares how these experiences led...

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Tammy Henry, Wilbertine Calhoun, and Tiffiny Benton-Hoke

Sisters Tammy Henry [no age given] and Tiffiny Benton-Hoke [no age given] sit down with their mother, Wilbertine Calhoun (73), to ask her about the parts of her life story that she has not shared with her daughters. As she...