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What's Your Family's Story?

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This hour: family narratives -- how we share the stories of our lives and how those stories help shape who we are. 

Coming up, we hear from two Connecticut residents -- each with compelling narratives to share. Plus, we talk to an Emory University professor about his investigation into the relationship between family stories, resilience, and psychological well-being.

GUESTS:

  • Dorothy Goldberg - Cantor and Connecticut resident
  • Angel Fernandez-Chavero - Community leader in New Haven, Connecticut
  • Dr. Marshall Duke - Charles Howard Candler Professor of Psychology at Emory University

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Lydia Brown and Jonathan McNicol contributed to this show.

Diane Orson is a special correspondent with Connecticut Public. She is a longtime reporter and contributor to National Public Radio. Her stories have been heard on Morning Edition, All Things Considered, Weekend Edition and Here And Now. Diane spent seven years as CT Public Radio's local host for Morning Edition.

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