Tag : storytelling

Story Warriors #019:  Ousman Umar’s Harrowing Journey to The Land of The White Man

Story Warriors #019:
Ousman Umar’s Harrowing Journey to The Land of The White Man

"I need to tell this story until there are no more stories like this to tell." Ousman Umar had a dream: to go to paradise. As a young boy...

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Story Warriors #018:  Gregg Robins: Tomorrow Will Be Better Than Today

Story Warriors #018:
Gregg Robins: Tomorrow Will Be Better Than Today

Gregg Robins On Living Messy Lives & Getting Through Hard Times "I found myself out of work, in America, having just had a family tragedy,...

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Story Warriors #017:  Why Jacob Carpenter’s Stories Are So Dark

Story Warriors #017:
Why Jacob Carpenter’s Stories Are So Dark

"In the drying beds of a sewage plant, raking human waste into piles, your mind journeys, especially a mind forever voyaging into the dark...

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Story Warriors #016:  Marissa Fayer’s Quest to Bring Health Equity to Women Worldwide

Story Warriors #016:
Marissa Fayer’s Quest to Bring Health Equity to Women Worldwide

It all started in a bar... in Costa Rica. That's where Marissa Fayer, a medical engineer, learned that women were dying of breast cancer at an...

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Story Warriors #015:  Meeting Buddha in Penn Station: A 9-11 Story

Story Warriors #015:
Meeting Buddha in Penn Station: A 9-11 Story

Everybody of a certain age remembers 9-11. Who will ever forget the images of the Twin Towers at New York's World Trade Center being struck by...

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Story Warriors #014:  Soccer Commentator Bob McMahon On Tribalism, Drama & Context

Story Warriors #014:
Soccer Commentator Bob McMahon On Tribalism, Drama & Context

"I looked I was facing an execution." That's how Bob McMahon's wife described Bob's TV appearances when he first made the jump from...

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Story Warriors #013:  Jim & Teri Reunite & Take A Stand

Story Warriors #013:
Jim & Teri Reunite & Take A Stand

You stumble into a job at IBM. You climb the corporate ladder. All the while, something is calling you from within. "I'm an artist." "It...

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Story Warriors #012:  Don’t Think Standup Comedy Can Be Painful? Ask Mel Kelly.

Story Warriors #012:
Don’t Think Standup Comedy Can Be Painful? Ask Mel Kelly.

Mel Kelly is a glutton for punishment. The transplanted Irishman was killin' it with his standup comedy acts in Munich, Germany. Then he took his...

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Story Warriors #011:  Patrick Ney, Finding Poland’s Heroes Past & Present

Story Warriors #011:
Patrick Ney, Finding Poland’s Heroes Past & Present

"Life is so simple when you're on your deathbed," says Patrick Ney. After surviving a traumatic blow to the head on the streets of Warsaw, the...

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Story Warriors #010:  Geoff Livingston’s Search For His True Voice

Story Warriors #010:
Geoff Livingston’s Search For His True Voice

"I was passionate when I was a pioneer, about authenticity, about transparency, about having real conversations and talking about things that...

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