Steve Desroches and Adam Peck

Steve Desroches (47) and Adam Peck (84) have a rather philosophical discussion shortly after Adam's 84th birthday and on his 41st wedding anniversary about life, the passing of time, and the rhythms and patterns in life, if there even are...

Randall Black and Holly Phillips

Randall Black (67) tells her daughter, Holly Phillips (44), about his childhood on his family's farm in Illinois and about contracting, surviving, and recovering from polio as a young child.

mamie’s sweet stories

i interviewed my grandma about my great grandma (her mom). we talked about the stories of my grandma working as a nicu nurse and working in a soda shop. we talked about her dreams to be an actress and about...

Robert G Kullman, 94, with his granddaughter Colleen

Robert G. Kullman (94) was interviewed by his granddaughter, Colleen Kehoe-Conn (44) prior to quarantining on February 22, 2020. Grandpa Kullman describes his family and neighborhood during the Depression, childhood, surviving Polio, service in World War II, marriage and family,...

Interview of Mary Macnabb. APUSH Grade Reclaimation Extra Credit

Mary Macnabb recounts experiences from her childhood and present years, and discusses the many hardships she has endured.

Getting to Know Carol Bulwinkle

Carol Bulwinkle was born in Santa Barbra, California and moved to Charlotte North Carolina shortly after she got Polio as a child. The effects still impact her today. She grew up in Charlotte and moved to Charleston, South Carolina when...

Rembering Polio

The interview was how my Grandpa was affected by Polio. It also showed how it affteced is outlook on life.

My Dad’s Life after Leaving Vietnam

Monica Tran (17) interviews her dad, Thuan Tran (55) about what his life was like after leaving Vietnam. He talks about how leaving Vietnam was for him as well as his early experiences in America. He also mentions how polio...

Stanley Yarnell and Emily Smith Beitiks

Stanley Yarnell (66) talks with Emily Smith Beitiks (31) about being a physician and living with disabilities. Stanley describes where he grew up, how he became blind, training with a cane, becoming a disability advocate, experiencing job discrimination and how...

Sabra Lumbert and Marion Fulton

One Small Step partners Marion Fulton (89) and Sabra Lumbert (34) discuss their very different backgrounds, their experiences teaching in Asia, and their differing views on abortion

Julie Scharper and C. Diane Scharper

Julie Scharper (42) shares a conversation with her mother, Diane Scharper [no age given], about Diane’s experience of having polio as a child.

Dr Dennis S Weiner – The Last Conversation Installment #1

DSW in conversation with MJA, TFR, WCS, PMR PMR Jr and son SDW - Residents; recruitment for Orthopaedic Surgery; ABOS certification - accelerated; Canadian training; Infancy of arthroscopy and total hips; Rancho/Akron Rehab Hospital; Polio; Outlying Clinics

Hollie Rogin and Alan Rogin discuss overcoming adversity

Hollie Rogin, 52, interviews her father, Alan Rogin, 81 about the effects of him spending 9 months in a full body cast at the age of 16, due to post-polio syndrome, and how to overcome the challenges of isolation during...