13 episodes

An evening of live storytelling, the Des Moines Storytellers Project features community members coached by Des Moines Register journalists taking the mic to tell true, first-person stories.

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    • 4.4 • 7 Ratings

An evening of live storytelling, the Des Moines Storytellers Project features community members coached by Des Moines Register journalists taking the mic to tell true, first-person stories.

    Richard Dedor: Turning four losses into joy

    Richard Dedor: Turning four losses into joy

    When literally nothing goes right, how do you respond? By choosing joy over everything else.

    As presented at the Des Moines Storytellers Project's "What Happens Next" on Feb. 25, 2020. Learn more about the series or get tickets to future shows at DesMoinesRegister.com/Storytellers.

    • 8 min
    Andrea Love: Learning to roll with it

    Andrea Love: Learning to roll with it

    When life handed lemons to this lawyer, she made lemonade (and hot fudge pudding cake and quiche and cheese bread).

    As presented at the Des Moines Storytellers Project's "What Happens Next" on Feb. 25, 2020. Learn more about the series or get tickets to future shows at DesMoinesRegister.com/Storytellers.

    • 8 min
    Joany Yi: Amen

    Joany Yi: Amen

    How an Iowan’s long-term stay in Macedonia taught her to focus on what happens now.

    As presented at the Des Moines Storytellers Project's "What Happens Next" on Feb. 25, 2020. Learn more about the series or get tickets to future shows at DesMoinesRegister.com/Storytellers.

    • 15 min
    Dick Deming: Crashing into a transformation

    Dick Deming: Crashing into a transformation

    How a near-death experience taught this cancer doctor how to truly live.

    As presented at the Des Moines Storytellers Project's "What Happens Next" on Feb. 25, 2020. Learn more about the series or get tickets to future shows at DesMoinesRegister.com/Storytellers.

    • 13 min
    Anna Larson: A girl and her grief

    Anna Larson: A girl and her grief

    How putting words of loss on paper turned into something special.

    As presented at the Des Moines Storytellers Project's "What Happens Next" on Feb. 25, 2020. Learn more about the series or get tickets to future shows at DesMoinesRegister.com/Storytellers.

    • 8 min
    Erin Kiernan: 16 and pregnant. 30 and infertile

    Erin Kiernan: 16 and pregnant. 30 and infertile

    As an anchor at WHO-HD, Erin Kiernan has put her life in the spotlight. During the Des Moines Storytellers Project's "What Happens Next" she shares a part of her life hidden from the bright lights and TV cameras — the highs and lows of trying to start a family.

    Learn more about the series or get tickets to future shows at DesMoinesRegister.com/Storytellers.

    • 21 min

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