"I didn't want to be the sole survivor."

Dennis Hale tells his wife, Barbara, about being the sole survivor of the Daniel J. Morrell shipwreck on Lake Huron in 1966.
Recorded in Austinburg, Ohio
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Dennis Hale tells his wife, Barbara, about being the sole survivor of the Daniel J. Morrell shipwreck on Lake Huron ...
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Recorded in Austinburg, Ohio
Produced by
Jasmyn Belcher

Facilitated by
Whitney Henry-Lester

Themes
Work

"You feel like being gay is like a virus."

Samuel Taylor tells his mom, Connie Casey, about being in "ex-gay" conversion therapy as a teenager.
Recorded in Painesville, Ohio
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Samuel Taylor tells his mom, Connie Casey, about being in "ex-gay" conversion therapy as a teenager.
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Recorded in Painesville, Ohio
Produced by
Jasmyn Belcher

Facilitated by
Whitney Henry-Lester

Themes
Growing Up
Identity
LGBTQ

"The last 22 years would have been hell without you."

Sally Edwards (L) and Lue Hutchinson (R) remember becoming friends after they both lost sons in the Gulf War.
Recorded in Cincinnati, Ohio
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Sally Edwards (L) and Lue Hutchinson (R) remember becoming friends after they both lost sons in the Gulf War.
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Recorded in Cincinnati, Ohio
Produced by
Katie Simon

Facilitated by
Katie Simon

In Partnership with
Cincinnati Public Radio

Themes
Friendship
Military

"He was such a nice guy. But the only thing was, he wore his hair in sort of a ducktail."

Patricia Bates tells her daughter, Kay Lewis, about meeting Kay's father.
Recorded in Dayton, Ohio
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Patricia Bates tells her daughter, Kay Lewis, about meeting Kay's father.
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Recorded in Dayton, Ohio
Produced by
Nadia Reiman

Facilitated by
Jeremy Helton

Themes
Romance

"She bought me a bra that you blow up..."

94-year-old Betty Jenkins remembers a gift from her mother.
Recorded in Cincinnati, Ohio
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94-year-old Betty Jenkins remembers a gift from her mother.
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Recorded in Cincinnati, Ohio
Produced by
Nadia Reiman

Facilitated by
Michelle Swinehart

Themes
Discovery
Produced by
Katie Simon, Nadia Reiman

Facilitated by
Quentin Weld

Themes
Growing Up

"I still see him in my dreams."

World War II veteran Joseph Robertson tells his son-in-law, John Fish, Jr., about a soldier he killed in combat.
Recorded in Columbus, Ohio
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World War II veteran Joseph Robertson tells his son-in-law, John Fish, Jr., about a soldier he killed in combat.
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Recorded in Columbus, Ohio
Produced by


Facilitated by
Brett Myers

Themes
Military
Struggle
Witness