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Meghan McCullough and Heather Kristin

Meghan McCullough is interviewed by her mentor Heather Kristin. Meghan tells stories about her relationship with her father, going to Knick’s basketball games, seeking an autograph from David Lee. Heather relates how she grew up with a single mother in...

The World's Out There, Which Ever Part Of It You Want To Be In.

Elaine Turner Lamb talks with her colleague, Cristi Hebert about creating her own sense of home, especially in light of her life traveling, and recreating a home again and again, and especially the importance of story.

Ivan’s Story: Urban Survivalist

Ivan’s story of being an urban survivalist in Atlanta, GA and his work to help people get healthy food with Concrete Jungle.

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Martin Kelliher and Bill Creed

Martin Kelliher (54) and Father Bill Creed SJ (77) talk about how they came to know each other, and Martin's journey from being imprisoned for attempted burglary, to the successful person that he is today.

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Nicholas Cochran and Uneeke Ferguson

Nicholas Cochran (27) speaks with his friend Uneeke Ferguson (21) about their involvement at the House of Hagar Catholic Worker Community in Wheeling, WV, and how those experiences have informed their faith. Both discuss their childhoods and the lessons they...

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Chris Pruett and James Bignall

James Bignall (56) talks with Chris Pruett (61) about Chris's experience being homeless. Christ relates how he navigates being homeless and ideas for how to help the homeless.

Bringing Nature to Denver's Homeless Shelters

This interview is with Laura who used to work at the Delores Project. She shares the positive benefits bringing nature into homeless shelters has on the people who utilize them.

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Zach Thomason and Douglas Gordon

Douglas Gordon (45) talks with his friend, Zach Thomason (33), about what his life was like at the height of his addiction, his experience of recovery, and how he's helped him in his own recovery process.

Social justice inspirations

A professor and her former student recall the events that led them to address homelessness.

The shaping of Susan Fisher’s life and her empathetic past.

Conducted in Santa Cruz, California, student Kayla Penny (age 15) interviews Susan Fisher (age 45) about a childhood story and the effect it had on Susan’s future. Fisher shares her story of dealing with individuals troubled with mental health such...

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Aisha Owens and Kristen Kelley

Aisha Owens (36) is interviewed by her case manager Kristen Kelly (27) about her thoughts on poverty, homelessness, rent hikes, and her journey finding stable housing at La Casa Norte.

Martin Carpio interviews Andrew Costa

Andrew Costa is 25 years old and was previously in several homeless shelters until he found a permanent home at Menlo Family Housing. He was adopted in Germany by Italian parents and lived most of his life in Long Island....

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Mark Horvath and Liz Strauss

Mark Horvath (53) is interviewed by his friend Liz Strauss (62) about his transition from working in the television industry to being homeless. Mark now works with the homeless documenting their stories.

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Sakhone Lasaphangthong and Syma Mohammed

Sakhone Lasaphangthong (46) talks to StoryCorps interviewer Syma Mohammed (34) about coming to the US as a refugee, being incarcerated, and his current work with houseless people.

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Steven Erickson, Patricia Erickson, and Hannah Mitchell

Steve Erickson (60), Patricia Erickson [no age given] and their long lost friend Hannah Mitchell (35) discuss how they reconnected after decades, during which Hannah had seemed to disappear with her schizophrenic mother. They describe how they were finally able...

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Jennifer Anderson and Fredrick Pfaffmann

Jennifer Anderson (44) talks to OSS interview partner, Rick Pfaffmann (75), about their experiences growing up and their volunteer work in their communities.

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Evan Bednarz and William Kershner

Evan Bednarz (30) talks with his colleague William Kershnar (24) about the role religion and faith play in the social justice movement. They talk about the work they do in the Catholic Worker House in Houston, the complexity of the...

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Vivian Garcia and Bill Garcia

Vivian Garcia (43) tells her friend and bandmate Bill Garcia (31) about growing up homeless in Texas, moving to Chicago, and developing a passion for the arts.

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Arminda Perez and Libby Echeverria

Registered Nurse Arminda Perez (63) talks to her colleague Libby Echeverria (41) about how she got her current position and what she hopes everyone can learn about homelessness.

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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.

Seven Boxes: Celebrating the Strength to Move On

Dr. Bobbi Alba shares her new inspirational memoir about multiple sudden atypical losses. Topics include: cancer, loss of child, domestic violence, mental illness, homelessness, alcoholism, pet loss, transgender youth, and leaving a living legacy.

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Alena Rogers and Raj Kumar

Alena Rogers (39) tells Raj Kumar (37) about her past challenges with homelessness and substance abuse, and how Raj leasing her an apartment helped (in part) get her back on her feet.