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.
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.
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.
Roommates and coworkers, Jeremy Noel (40) and Joseph (Joey) Langlinais (32), reflect on how moving to Jackson, WY helped them to recover from addiction. Jeremy and Joey talk about addiction, the healing power of the nature in Jackson, the power of the solar eclipse, rebirth, what brought them to Jackson, and where they plan to go from here. This feature was played at the StoryCorps Listening Event on June 21st, 2018.