Richard Verver: A rich life interrupted by leukemia.

This is Richard's story of being diagnosed and treated for leukemia, going through a blood and marrow transplant, and life afterwards. Richard was a longtime volunteer at the University of Washington Medical Center Health Information Resource Center and UWMC Inpatient...

Nancy Lammers and Abigail Clauhs

Nancy, a PACE nurse in Portland, shares with colleague and chaplain Abigil about what brought her to nursing. Nancy has been with Providence since July 2023.

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.

Lindsi H. and Jessica Holzemer

One Small Step Partners Lindsi H. (35) and Jessica Holzemer (39) talk about caregiving, coping with grief, and the values at the center of their personal and political identities.

John Ulrich and Cathy Disher

John Ulrich (58) talks with his friend Cathy Disher (64) about his daughter's diagnosis of leukemia, the experience of supporting her throughout her treatment, and her eventual passing. He and Cathy reflect on why they ride with Pelotonia.

John Atkinson and Nancy Bentley

Nancy Bentley (63) interviews her husband, John Atkinson (67) about his life, focusing on his health issues with eczema and asthma, his work in the Peace Corps, and his favorite family memories.

David Riihimaki and Arthur Riihimaki

David Riihimaki (49) shares a conversation with his father, Arthur Riihimaki (77), about their family, Arthur’s time in the Vietnam War, his cancer diagnosis and raising money for cancer research, and about the things that are important to them in...

Abbey ACTUALLY talks about her feelings

abbey & i talk about her feelings on how her life is going & what has shaped her into the person she is today.

Robert Matthews and Julie Matthews

Robert Matthews (73) talks to his daughter, Julie Matthews (38), about her battle with leukemia, his son's passing to alcoholism, and how he went from a 1.3 GPA in college to becoming a Cardiologist.

Alex Kovach, Andrew Kovach, and Ric Carlson

Andrew Kovach (68) talks with his son Alex Kovach (39) and their friend Ric Carlson (71) about their collective efforts to create a 60-foot lava lamp in Soap Lake to honor their friend Brent Blake. The three discuss the efforts...

Maddie Harland and her mother, Michele Harland, talk about life, parenthood, illness, and childhood memories.

In this interview, conducted in December 2017 in Glenville, New York, Maddie Harland (16) interviews Michele Harland (46), her mother, about her childhood, important role models, and her battle with leukemia. Mrs. Harland shares her experiences as a mother and...

Soren Glassing and Fran Heller

Colleagues and friends Soren Glassing (57) and Fran Heller (64) talk about the experience of working together in a hospital palliative care unit throughout the COVID-19 pandemic. They reflect on unpreparedness, grief, healing, and the therapeutic power of art.

Vivek Chotai and Maia Evrigenis

Maia Evrigenis (28) talks with her friend Vivek Chotai (20) about how their leukemia diagnoses impacted various stages of their lives. Maia was diagnosed at the age of thirteen and Vivek was diagnosed at the age of seventeen.