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Social Network Sites, Listserves, and Storytelling Rings

Storytell Listserv STORYTELL, sponsored by the National Storytelling Network (formerly sponsored by the Texas Woman’s University) is a forum for discussion about storytelling. The list is a place for discussion of issues and interaction on topics of concern to the storytelling community. Storytell Listserv Professional Storyteller Storytelling Ring This home page contains numerous…

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South Korea trains grandmothers to become professional storytellers

ABC News | December 28, 2019 By Hakyung Kate Lee The country has launched a program to nurture female seniors as storytellers. SEOUL, South Korea — Park Jeonghee, 64, donned a traditional Korean dress embroidered with tiny flowers and sat down in front of a class of preschoolers. Children gathered around her, their eyes twinkling…

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The Crying Hour: In an Unorthodox Team-Building Exercise, Bills Players Share Their Life Stories

Sports Illustrated  December 1, 2017 Summary: Last spring, the new Buffalo Bills coach Sean McDermott started a new tradition: ending many team meeting with a player telling a personal story about his upbringing, his motivation, his influences, what’s most important to him. The first player to tell his story, veteran tackle Jordan Mills said, “It’s…

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