New Hampshire Dreamin’
For a field recording, we visited the Ageless Dreamer Foundation in lovely Dover, New Hampshire. The mission of the foundation is to make dreams come true for older generations who are unable to do so for themselves, and our mission as StoryCorps facilitators was to record some of the stories of the realizations of those dreams.
Speaking of dreams coming true, Winthrop (R) and Alice Loring (L) came with their son, Steven (center) to talk about their 69-year marriage. Although Alice said she would never marry Winthrop, his charm won her over and the two have been inseparable ever since (literally–they held hands throughout the entire interview).
Beth Fischer, the Executive Director of Ageless Dreamer, in her charming glass-blown office.
Laurie Widmark (L), founder of the Ageless Dreamer Foundation, brought her fellow dreamer, Elaine Carlo (R) in for an interview. When Laurie asked what advice Elaine would give to young couples, she simply said “don’t go too fast,” in the bedroom or in a sports car.
Jenna Weiss-Berman, ageless dreamer that she is, has come to the East booth to facilitate interviews for a few days. Above, she rocks the latest fashion trend here in Dover: the Ageless Dreamer Foundation sticker.
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