humanity

Our podcast today was recorded in front of a live audience on June 13, 2018 at The Wilma in Missoula, MT. 8 storytellers shared their true personal story on the theme “Risk”. Audience members were invited to anonymously submit their stories on the night’s theme of “Risk”. Selected stories were chosen from a hat and read live on stage by Lauren Ciampa and her sister Johanna Ciampa.
In this week’s podcast you’ll go base jumping with a young girl on the brink of womanhood, you'll barely survive a canoe trip on the Lochsa River, you’ll hear about a grandmother becoming a single mom, and, because of the kindness of a stranger, find your way in an unfamiliar city.
Tricia shares the only story she has about her great grandfather Fred Miller, a schizophrenic who spent his later years in a mental institution in Jamestown, ND. Through this story she traces the mental illness of her family to a place of forgiveness.