Jessica Potter-Bowers and Dan Potter, on Loving Unconditionally

Jessica Potter-Bowers (36), talks with her father, Dan Potter (71), about how their family struggled through her mom's brain surgery and subsequent recovery, and what it taught them.

Trauma, loss, gain, and hope with Mary Saurman

Janine di Giovanni said, "Easter is meant to be a symbol of hope, renewal, and new life." Dr. Mary Saurmans took time out of her busy schedule in Thailand to speak with me just a bit about her essential story...

PTSD and Me: How Poetry saved me from Suicide

Erika Land and Aissatou Sidime-Blanton discuss that PTSD the Erika suffered as part of her U.S. military service as a pharmacy technician and how poetry, and producing her one-woman play (“PTSD and Me/At ease. Not today PTSD.”), has helped her...

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Ruby Loera and Israel Saucedo

Ruby Loera (26) and her friend Israel Saucedo (26) talk about their families, their academic interests, and early trauma in their lives.

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Anthony Reyes and Jude Buckley

Anthony (38) talks to his friend Jude (58) about his experience as an NYPD officer during the 9/11 attacks. He remembers the atmosphere of the day and his actions as a first responder. He also talks about the ongoing health...

Ms. Douglas’s child birth traumas

In this interview, conducted in November 17th , 2017, in Lincoln Park High School, Chicago, Illinois, Biljana Tanceva (16) interviews her Law teacher Miss Douglas (53) about her childhood and the beginning of her adulthood. Miss Douglas shares her story...

“Give Them Grace”

This interview is about getting to know a friends occupation and how she works and helps adopted children (specifically those with trauma in their life) and their family.

One last question- out of body experience

Last question for Grandpa. He remembers being burnt as a two and a half-year-old and seeing himself from above his own body.

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Tricialee Friedman and Ava Ahmadbeigi

Tricialee Friedman (31) talks with her new friend Ava Ahmadbeigi (26) about her family history and personal history with depression and trauma. They talk about the lore surrounding her father's alleged death or disappearance and how that has influenced her...

Surviving World War ll

Jenna Genzel interviewed Archie Fagan on November 30, 2019 in New Jersey, USA. Archie Fagan, a 93 year old World War ll veteran, proudly served the United States during World War ll. He explains how he experienced multiple significant events...

A conversation with Britny Horton

Sitting down with my dear friend, Actor, Britny Horton, as she discusses her journey through college all the while working in the industry. She discusses her proudest moments as a year third year MFA student and some challenging moments.

The Proof is in the Pandemic (Part 1)

Honest vulnerability made Shyla and I fast friends when we met in Southeast Asia, far from our Southern roots. I also became a fan of her writing (under the pseudonym S.M. Holland) and took this opportunity to discuss "Get In...

Sarah Gray & Jack Delaney, Blood Transfusion Recipient & Formerly Anonymous Blood Donor "Everyone deserves it."
November 30, -0001 App Interview

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...

A New Couple Gets Vulnerable

A new couple talks about who they admire, regrets, high school, worst dates, family trauma, advice to young people, and ask each other rapid fire questions.

Angela tells her life story, from having an above average intelligence to a devastating brain injury.

Angela was born with an above average intelligence, reading her first novel by age five, beginning college at eight, and receiving her doctorate by 18. After a 25-year career in the military, she experienced various explosions, one of which, in...

“There was this socially isolated, “Bitch”, that I had to be to protect my vulnerable self”.

A 33 year-old artist retells his story of surviving child sexual abuse, and the role the trauma played in his growth & development.

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Scott Acord and Kris Gould

Scott Acord (58) interviews his colleague Kris Gould (58) about her childhood, moving to New York City and her experiences on September 11th.

Reflections on shared journalism trauma

Janet Brindle Reddick joined the Orlando Sentinel the week of three tragic major national news events. She's taking some time off to heal, and discusses the aspects of identifying as a journalist while not necessarily in the newsroom with Nicole...

One family, many different cultures.

A grandmother and granddaughter have a conversasion about their cultures and the way their family members grew up. They share stories and memories about their childhood and how they came to be who they are