“I draw my strength from you.”

For our 10th anniversary, we're revisiting some favorite stories.

At 27, Wil Smith's age wasn't the only thing that set him apart from other college freshmen. He was also raising his infant daughter, Olivia. At StoryCorps, they looked back on their college days.

Just before recording, Wil found out he had cancer. Recently, they came back to tell us how they’re doing now.

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Recorded in Portland, Maine

Music Info: "Alina's Place" by Fredrik from the album Na Na Ni and "Naruto and the End of the Broken Ear" by Fredrik from the album Florai.

To see Bowdoin Magazine's profile on Wil and Olivia, click here.
Produced by Jasmyn Belcher, Nadia Reiman
Facilitated by Susan Lee, Jud Esty-Kendall
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