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Michelle Glanville and Patricia Watson

One Small Step partners Michelle Glanville (53) and Patricia Watson (65) sit down for conversation where they cover their shared experience in the nursing field and find they both deeply care about the state of their country.

Jody Esselstyn and Michael Barnard

[Recorded Friday, December 10, 2021] Jody Esselstyn (50) and Michael Barnard (64) have a One Small Step conversation in Charlottesville, Virginia. Jody is a school nurse and mother of three living in suburban Charlottesville, and Michael is retired from a...

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Susan Haskell and Rachel Green

One Small step partners Susan Haskell (76) and Rachel Green (41) confide in each other about mental illness and abuse, relate over their political concerns, and note what they are grateful for.

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Kenneth Burtness and Isabella Gonzalez

Kenneth "Ken" Burtness (79) sits down with new friend and interviewer Isabella Gonzalez (25) to talk about his service in the military, working with Vietnam veterans, and how an assignment to Alaska changed the course of his life.

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Shantel Duhon 34, Simone Duhon 54 Daughter and Father. the topic discussed was substance abuse.

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Richard White and Margaret Williams

One Small Step partners Richard "Wray" White (69) and Margaret "Peggy" Williams (71) discuss their backgrounds, their shared experience of parenthood, mental health, news media, and the challenge of connecting with others across political difference.

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Anthony Torres and Patricia Sowers

Anthony (33) talks to Patricia (67) about his upbringing, struggling in college, joining the Military and his career in the Army.

His death did not define her

Someone’s death should not be what defines who you or your future. In this interview, 14-year-old Avery Gillette interviews her Mom, Michelle Gillette, on November 27 in Los Angeles, California. We learn how she overcame the hardships of her childhood...

Nothing is being done because of the stigma.

Chad: Bill who was misusing drugs in your family? Bill: In my family, my youngest son Steven. Chad: how did you find out about his addiction? Bill: uhm… there were some red flags that went up my wife was doing...

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Margaret McCaskill and Diane Mack

Diane Mack (74) interviews her friend and mentee Margaret McCaskill [no age given] about her childhood memories, her passions for reading books and writing poetry, and her hopes for the future.

Mother and daughter talk about substance misuse and how it has affected their family.

Who was the person misusing drugs in your family? The person was my brother. Did they ever lie about their addiction to any of the family members? Yes, to all of us. Yes, they did. Did you or anyone else...

Interview #3 Gwen

I talked today with Gwen about her past with substance abuse, and about her road to recovery. Bri: “What was your pivotal moment that made you want to change your life?” Gwen: “ I was going in the wrong direction,...

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Larry King and Taylor Stevenson

One Small Step conversation partners Larry King (39) and Taylor Stevenson (33) discuss growing up "privileged" versus "dirt floor poor," the role of the U.S. military, and struggles with substance abuse and depression.

Liz Farber and Justyna Raszewska

Liz, long time Providence caregiver reflects on her journey to become a social worker and how her spirituality has helped her serve hospice patients

The Effects of Drug/Alcohol Abuse on the Family

In this interview, there are many stories of substance and alcohol abuse and how they have effected a young woman’s life.

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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Larry Johnson and Deb Sung

One Small Step conversation partners Larry Johnson (72) and Deborah "Deb" Sung (36) talk about their shared experience leaving the church, their complex relationships with their parents, and the need for people to talk to each other in the current...

Interview #2 Kelsie

I had a talk with Kelsie about her life in substance abuse, and her journey in recovery. Bri: “What was your pivotal moment that made you want to change your life?” Kelsie: “So, I was 31, I had been using...

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Ashley Choker and Melody Woods

Ashley Choker (38) interviews her colleague, Melody Woods (43), about her upbringing, her experience as a troubled teen struggling with substance abuse and the law, and her eventual recovery. Note: This recording has in-depth descriptions of substance abuse and domestic...

The Life and Wisdom of Diana Prinz

Diana tells her life story, speaking of family, addiction and recovery, incarceration and reentry, challenges and resilience, and shares words of wisdom gained through hard-fought experience.

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Ashley Choker and Ngoc Sharp

Ashley Choker (38) interviews her friend and colleague, Ngoc “Kat” Sharp (46), about her challenges in life and her journey to recovery. Kat shares her experience dealing with addiction and homelessness, as well as her experience getting back on her...