Lauren Sawson and Sara Epstein

Lauren shares with her friend Sara the story of her miscarriage. How the emotional and physical pain she has been through has changed her and the steps she has taken to heal.

Jeff Fendorf and Dani Bara

Strangers Jeff Fendorf (57) and Dani Bara (52) discuss how politics have affected their personal relationships and the people and events that have influenced their political views.

Ken Whitehorn and Joe Holsonback

Ken Whitehorn (67) and Joe Holsonback (68) talk about their experiences in Vietnam, the impossibility of talking about war among civilians, and dealing with symptoms of PTSD.

Megan Press and Samantha May

Megan Press (30) interviews her best friend, Samantha "Nacho" May (30), about her experience in the military, what it was like being a woman in a male dominated field, and her transition back to civilian life.

Kevin Brewer and Gina Brewer

Gina Brewer (52) interviews her spouse Kevin Brewer (48) about his service in the military, what propelled him to later re-enlist, and his decision to leave a wartime Army to go to music school.

Darryl Johnson and Mark Pizzo

Darryl Johnson (75) is interviewed by his friend Mark Pizzo (71) about his experiences serving in Vietnam and also about his life as a teacher.

James Dantzler and Bobbie Dantzler

James Dantzler (72) is interviewed by his wife Bobbie Dantzler (71) about his life in the Marines in the height of the Civil Rights Movement, the prejudice he encountered overseas while serving in the Vietnam War, being diagnosed with PTSD,...

Nikki Webbe-Simmons and Avery Simmons

Spouses Nikki Webbe-Simmons (45) and Avery Simmons (58) share a conversation about Avery’s time in the Army, PTSD, and how he feels about the Army now.

Michael Kerr and John Maltas

Friends Michael Kerr (77) and John Maltas [no age given] discuss their service during the Vietnam War. Mike talks about being a door gunner in Vietnam and his becoming a Quaker afterward.

Kimiya Amjadi and Saloumeh Bozorgzadeh

Dr. Saloumeh Bozorgzadeh (39) has a conversation with her colleague, Dr. Kimiya Amjadi (54), about how they have mobilized during the pandemic to provide mental health resources for healthcare workers through the Caring for Our Caregivers Initiative.

Sarah Gray & Jack Delaney, Blood Transfusion Recipient & Formerly Anonymous Blood Donor "Everyone deserves it."

Sarah Gray, age 47, (Washington DC) blood transfusion recipient, interviews Jack Delaney (61), one of the 10 anonymous strangers who donated 1 of the units of the blood she received during childbirth in 2010. "I'd like to make a new...

Alexis McClean and Krista Marzewski

One Small Step conversation partners Alexis McClean (68) and Krista Marzewski (53) talk about addiction & recovery; better care for veterans; and how to come together in the midst of an ongoing pandemic.

Daniel Moon and Laura Horowitz Moon

Daniel S. Moon (96) is interviewed by his daughter, Laura Horowitz Moon (age not given), about his time serving in the army in the Korean War. Dan recounts moments of levity, trauma, and the experience of being an Asian American...

Roy Spann and Anthony Spann

Roy Spann (69) and his son Anthony Spann (39) talk about how their relationship changed before, during, and after Anthony's deployment in Iraq. Anthony talks about his time serving in Iraq and how the military changed him.

Erin Krommenhoek and Cassandra Toscano

Sisters Cassandra Toscano (44) and Erin Krommenhoek (32), discuss their grandmother's experience being kidnapped from her family and placed in a Catholic Indian Reservation School and the generational trauma it caused.

Alastair Boone and Derrick Hayes

Friends and colleagues, Alastair Boone (26) and Derrick Hayes (59), talk about the newspaper “Street Spirit,” the way Derrick’s sense of self and community has shifted, and how COVID-19 has impacted his life plans.

Mark Lorenzoni and Luke Gioiosa

[Recorded: Tuesday, March 21st, 2023] Mark (67) and Luke (33) have a One Small Step conversation in Charlottesville, Virginia. Mark opened Charlottesville's hallmark running store, Ragged Mountain Running and coaches running for the community. Luke served in the Peace Corps...