The Murrie family played an important role in preserving wild places in the Jackson Valley…and around the U.S. When StoryCorps came to Jackson this summer, friends Nancy Leon and Jean Jorgensen remembered Mardy Murie and the contributions her family made to conservation.
On September 11, 2001, Sara Lashbrook was teaching kindergarten in downtown Manhattan…just three tree blocks away from the World Trade Center. At StoryCorps in Jackson, her friend Jessica Sell Chambers asked Sara what that morning was like.
Lorelei "Rory" Loudenslager (7) talks to her mom Primm Loudenslager (32) about their old apartment, their new Habitat for Humanity House, the building process, and favorite things she likes to do, play, and learn.
Friends, Steven Deutsch (55) and Steffan Freeman (40), talk about surviving strokes at young ages, the impact of their strokes on their brains and bodies, how their lives have changed as a result, and what they imagine for their futures. This piece was edited by StoryCorps facilitator Madison Mullen and played at the StoryCorps Listening Event on June 21, 2018.
On June 21, 2018, members of the Jackson community joined Wyoming Public Media and StoryCorps staff at the Teton County Library to listen through some of the stories gathered during the Mobile Booth's stay at the Jackson Hole Historical Society and Museum from May 24 to June 22, 2018.