“That was the first time that anyone was proud to say that they loved me.”

MJ Seide & Genna Alperin

MJ Seide never thought that she would live a happy, fulfilling life. Then she met her future partner, who at the time had been married to a man and raising children. The two fell in love and MJ got to know her new extended family — including her granddaughter, Genna Alperin.

Listen to MJ and Genna’s original StoryCorps interview.

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