"A Chat with Cat: Lifelong Learning Evermore"
film & story by Isabella Diaz
"Driving Ms. Veta"
a nonfiction play by Michaela Dunow
"Courage & Quiet Fortitude:
A Portrait of Mrs. Frailey"
film and essay by William Sweeney
"A Garden, A Book & A Cheeky Smile:
photos & nonfiction by Kerry Clingenpeel
"If You're Going to do Something,
Do Your Best"
story & photos by Lillie Cummings
_______________________ Multimedia Stories in Narrative, Photography, Audio and Video _______________________
"They Met, They Married"
film & story by Aree Rachel Coltharp
"No Longer Afraid to Love"
stories & photos by Melanie Occhiuzzo
"The Lines of Louretta"
story by Mary Hanula, film by Will Burch
"A Life of Adventure"
story & film by Rebecca Strayley
"An Artist's Story"
story & soundslide show by Kaylie Deshler
WELCOME TO OUR FINAL EDITION of the
Wisdom of Age Project/hr website. The elders profiled here in photos, audio, video, and nonfiction graciously spent time with students in a college documentary studies class in the spring semester of 2017 (January-April). All live in and around Newport News, Va., where Christopher Newport University is located.
The goal of the class was simple: To get to know our elders in personal, intimate ways by listening to life stories where they work and live. As each of the students will tell you—and enthusiastically—the experience was eye-opening, and sometimes, life-changing.
"A Lifetime of Service"
films & film by Alex Bagoly
"A Teacher and "Adopted Grandmother'"
story by Royall Bryan
"You're Gonna Be a Teacher,
You're Gonna Be a Doctor"
story by Chai Cooper-Stone
"Seeing It Through: Dr. Wayne Rodehorst"
photos, video and nonfiction by Sarah Kerndt
"Past, Present & Future"
story & video by Morgan Barclay