Fight or Flight Into Health: “S” and Cancer

by Tuly Flint. “Go away!” he screamed. “You are being a bad boy! You won’t get any present from me with this crying!” As I entered his room, I was barraged with shrieks from “S,” a four-and-a-half-year-old boy staying in our children’s oncology department. I work as both a social worker and performing storyteller in …

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Bringing Us Back to Life: Building Community in Business Through Ritual and Story

by Seth Kahan. When I visit corporate offices, I so often experience a sense of separation from nature, as if people have forgotten about the sun, the moon, the seasons. Day after day, in climate-controlled hallways and putty-colored cubes, people work ceaselessly to further their organization’s objectives. Have they lost touch with something essential, with …

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Moth To The Flame

by Lorna MacDonald Czarnota. The blood on Becky’s cracked lip had begun to dry by the time she stepped from the bedroom into the living room. The door creaked loudly on its hinges. Becky froze, hoping Jeff wouldn’t wake. The only other sound was a low hiss from the television station that had gone off …

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Is There a Storyteller in the House? Telling for Peace

by Caren Neile. Twice in two months this past winter, I participated in peace rallies at Florida Atlantic University in Boca Raton. The rallies were held in the “free speech area,” little more than a slab of concrete connecting two sides of the urban campus. Because I teach storytelling at the university and host a …

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The Rising Is in the Telling: Learning from My Elders

by Rosann Kent (and Sarah Moore). When I wanted to understand the role of recall in the aging process, I did what any self-respecting journalist would do: I interviewed the experts. I talked to psychiatrists and psychologists who specialize in memory, researchers who study the mind-brain connection, as well as the pioneers of reminiscence and …

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Digital Storytelling Workshop Records Passions for Justice

The Denver Post (Denver, CO), October 5, 2013 Summary: There were no placards or megaphones at this civil and human-rights workshop, just people telling the stories that galvanized their passion for justice. “In working together and knowing each other’s stories, that’s how we can effect change,” said Gabriela Flora, Project Voice regional organizer at the …

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Digital Storytelling Workshop Records Passions for Justice

The Denver Post (Denver, CO), October 5, 2013 Summary: There were no placards or megaphones at this civil and human-rights workshop, just people telling the stories that galvanized their passion for justice. “In working together and knowing each other’s stories, that’s how we can effect change,” said Gabriela Flora, Project Voice regional organizer at the Denver …

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