Urban Tellers® Backstory features a story followed by an in-depth, unscripted interview with the storyteller. Listeners get to hear the story, plus an inside view into the person, their process, and the story behind the story.
Produced by PDX Story Theater and Sweetlime Productions,
Warren McPherson Podcast
When you wake up to who you are and what really matters to you, it can send you down some avenues you never expected to travel. Warren's story, "Falling for MacGuffin", is about faith and how he found it after years of resisting. Lynne Duddy and Lawrence Howard talk with Warren McPherson about his story, his beliefs and how how he has found faith in some very unexpected places.
MAY THE NARRATIVE BE WITH YOU!
Nyimoch Chuol Wel Podcast
Nyimoch tells her story, "Crossing The Forbidden Line" about why she made the choice to abandon the hostile culture that she grew up with. Then she talks with Lynne Duddy and Lawrence Howard about her belief that women should be able to choose who they decide to love and marry. It's a fascinating look into the realities of a a culture unfamiliar to many in the United States.
MAY THE NARRATIVE BE WITH YOU®
Bernal Cruz-Munoz Podcast
Practicing interconnectedness as spirituality has led Bernal on some pretty unforgettable adventures. He migrated to the US from Guatemala in 1990 seeking asylum and now works with these populations including unaccompanied children -- it's a full circle of sorts in a field that can deplete the most seasoned workers. Lynne Duddy and Lawrence Howard talk with Bernal Cruz-Munoz about his story "Love That Name" and how he has found hope and inspiration in unexpected places.
Local stories by real people
I love this podcast! You get a story, then the story (and voice) behind the story. If you enjoy authentic storytelling, you'll want to subscribe to this one.
As a former Portland resident, I am extremely grateful for the amazing stories made available through this podcast. When I am lucky I get to see these shows in person, but until I can make it back, they are a lifeline to the beautiful pacific northwest and the people who live there. Thank you all for sharing your stories and for Lynne and Lawrence who have built this amazing community. We are listening!
Love these podcasts! You get a better feel for the storyteller and how they develop their story. So fun!