"She was a formidable presence."

Nancy Wright tells her son, JD, about her mother, Frances Ericksen.
Recorded in Gainesville, Florida
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Nancy Wright tells her son, JD, about her mother, Frances Ericksen.
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Recorded in Gainesville, Florida
Produced by
Katie Simon

Facilitated by
Jeremy Helton

Themes
Growing Up

"We used to put out a hurricane section..."

Retired newspaperman Ed Pierce talks to his grandson, Scott, and his daughter, Rebecca, about working as managing editor of the Miami News.
Recorded in Gainesville, Florida
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Retired newspaperman Ed Pierce talks to his grandson, Scott, and his daughter, Rebecca, about working as managing editor of the ...
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Recorded in Gainesville, Florida
Produced by
Katie Simon

Facilitated by
Jeremy Helton

Themes
Wisdom
Work

"I broke a hundred and sixty-four bones."

Barbara Esrig remembers the car accident that nearly took her life.
Recorded in Gainesville, Florida
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Barbara Esrig remembers the car accident that nearly took her life.
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Recorded in Gainesville, Florida
Produced by
Katie Simon

Facilitated by
Whitney Henry-Lester

In Partnership with
Shand's Art and Medicine

Themes
Struggle