"I remember waking up from the surgery and seeing this beautiful nurse."

Howell Graham, one of the longest-surviving double-lung transplant patients, tells his mother, Nan, about the days after his surgery.
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Howell Graham, one of the longest-surviving double-lung transplant patients, tells his mother, Nan, about the days after his surgery.
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Nadia Reiman

Facilitated by
Elena Cohen

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Angels & Mentors

"As an old man, he still had scars..."

75-year-old Julian Walker tells his daughter, Julia Walker Jewell, about an accident his father had as a young boy.
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75-year-old Julian Walker tells his daughter, Julia Walker Jewell, about an accident his father had as a young boy.
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Nadia Reiman

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Beatriz Colonia

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Angels & Mentors
Growing Up

"The next day, the police car pulled up and they said, 'We're taking y'all to jail.'"

James Hanover Thompson (L) tells his brother Dwight (R) about his involvement in the "Kissing Case" of 1958.
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James Hanover Thompson (L) tells his brother Dwight (R) about his involvement in the "Kissing Case" of 1958.
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Michael Garofalo

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Eloise Melzer

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Griot
Growing Up
Struggle
Witness