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John Plageman and Kathleen Plageman

John Plageman (51) and his mother Kathleen Plageman (74) sit down to discuss the serious drinking culture in Wisconsin and its multigenerational impact on their family.

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Cara "Cece" Hackett and Larry King

Cara "Cece" Hackett (55) and her fiancé, Larry King [no age given], talk about finding love and healing. They reflect on the moment they fell in love and what they are looking forward to doing together as a married couple.

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Angelia Barfield and Susan Xiong

One Small Step conversation partners Angelina "Angie" Barfield (50) and Susan Xiong (39) talk about their family backgrounds and upbringing, the importance of education and community, and their frustrations with the current state of politics.

My Good Grief: A conversation about grief and the journey to healing
November 7, 2023 App Interview

Larry Eiler, a retired PR professional and widow, speaks with Elizabeth Kagan, a graduate student at University of Michigan, on his wife's unexpected passing in 2015. He shares his journey of how he's learned to manage his grief and his...

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Tanner Thompson and Julie Thompson

Julie Thomspon (54) speaks with her son Tanner Thompson (23) about raising a child with disabilities and ways that involvement in the First Light Community has changed their family for the better.

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Father Jack Siefert and Judy Stanfield

Colleagues Father Jack Siefert (61) and Judy Stanfield (79) talk about their relationships with God and navigating their faith in the face of illness, tragedy, and struggle.

Making Dreams Happen

An injured equestrian, aspiring to become an Olympian, joins forces with an up-and-coming filmmaker/beekeeper. A married couple, the two inspire each other to accomplish all of their goals.

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Joe Kershaw and Darius Young

Friends and fellow "Rattlers," Darius Young (42) and Joe Kershaw (73), discuss the work Joe's family has done to keep Florida A&M University open, as well as the work Darius now does to preserve the legacy of those who fought...

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Alexis Creamer, Chelsey Carter, and Brett Maricque

Friends Alexis Creamer (27), Chelsey Carter (33), and Brett Maricque (35) talk about their work on the Black Genome Project. They reflect on the importance of grounding science in community, creating avenues for Black folks to heal, and more deeply...

The Divine Child Heals Through His Children.

In this interview, conducted on November 26, 2017 in Chicago, IL, Angelica Heaney (17) interviews her father Jim Heaney (63) about his upbringing in an alcoholic household and childhood trauma. Mr. Heaney shares his past and how it has affected...

Jessica’s Journey

In this story ypu will get to hear about my life and the hardships that I’ve dealt with, the crazy adventures I had as a kid, and my current life.

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Chey Soul and Bonnie Bir

Bonnie Bir (77) interviews her good friend Chey Soul (53) about her upbringing, her beliefs and her goals.

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Sandy Wheeler and Donald Cowles

One Small Step partners Sandy Wheeler (40) and Donald Cowles (75) examine their shared experience as military kids, explore the similarities and differences in their political values, reflect on the challenge of engaging across political differences, and connect over their...

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Shamia Brightful and Mothyna James-Brightful

Shamia Brightful (32) talks with her sister-in-law Mothyna James-Brightful (36) about their relationship, and her appreciation and admiration for Mothyna's confidence and her work for women's wellness. Mothyna talks about her own journey in making conscious commitments to herself and...

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...

Randy Tobias and Stefani Priskos

Stefani Priskos (26) speaks with Randy Tobias (61) about his 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...

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M Storm and Lauren T

Survivor M Storm (49) talks to her therapist, Lauren T (25), about what led her to Domestic Violence Intervention Services (DVIS) and why she chooses joy. M gives advice to others who might be in domestic violent situations and talks...

Norm Loewenthal and Stefani Priskos

Stefani Priskos speaks with Norm Loewenthal 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 concerns surrounding...

Community, Education, and State Pride

I interviewed my former high school English teacher, Mrs. Jessica Salfia, about her views on community during COVID-19, the educational system, and her passion for her state.

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Ariana Morante Cvitanic and Vanessa Rivera

One Small Step Partners Ariana Morante Cvitanic (27) and Vanessa Rivera (34) discuss their families, careers, educations, beliefs, healing, and hobbies.