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Teens Speak about Tech

Father worries technology effects teen communication

Kay McComb Testimonial

Kay (94) was adamant about our remembering what came before, even before the wars.

Ruth Harper Testimonial

Ruth Harper, a Grand Rapids native and author, tells us why she got involved with the Untold Stories Project.

Virgil Speaks about Unveiling Truths

Untold Stories may offer the opportunity for others to reveal hidden truths.

Podcast

Episode 10 – Sister Ardeth Plattie, OP

“If life is this short, let me do it well.”

Baltimore, MD
Aged 79

Sister Ardeth is a Dominican Nun, part of the Marywood Sisterhood in Grand Rapids, Michigan.  Today she curates and cares for the oldest Catholic cemetery in Baltimore, as well as cultivates orchards and vegetable gardens from which 130 local families are fed.  She has led a life of activism and peace spreading, and has a lot to say about community.

Episode 1 – Virgil Westdale

Grand Rapids, Michigan
Aged 97

Virgil Westdale is one of my favorite people and a fellow author.  He served in the most decorated battalions during World War Two — still more decorated than any other to this day.  In this episode, he tells the story of how he got home after World War Two was over, including liberating a concentration camp.