Janine, how has your life turned out differently than you imagined?
Today’s story is a personal one: one woman’s journey through the ups and downs of single motherhood. Janine Riley, the author of today’s story, and her two sons are here to share their memories of the boys’ childhood and Janine’s life as a single working mother.
Sam, what’s the scariest thing that’s ever happened to you?
A routine business trip abroad took a dangerous turn in Russian airspace for Storyworth writer Sam Duran. He shares with us the details of this unnerving experience and how it inspired him to view his life from a new perspective.
Jean, what was life like on the ranch?
The end of WWII brought unexpected consequences for Storyworth writer Jean Troy's family. Jean describes how they navigated the post-war housing crisis in Los Angeles, California. Then, Jean and her two siblings reminisce about this memorable time in their lives, and how their parents steered the family through it.
Mary, What is the most selfless thing you've ever done?
Today’s story is deeply personal: the tale of Storyworth writer Mary Holloway’s decision to release her firstborn for adoption, and her decades-long journey towards closure.
Bob, what is the strangest thing that has ever happened to you?
Today’s story has everything you’d find in a classic crime novel. Vehicles set ablaze, murder weapons recovered from unlikely places, and conflicting testimonies ALL characterize Storyworth writer, Bob Sherwood’s, pulse-pounding experience as the key witness in a small-town murder trial.
Charlotte, what is the bravest thing you’ve ever done?
Today’s story is every mother’s worst nightmare: being stranded in the woods with three young children at sundown and with no food, no tools and no shelter. Storyworth writer Charlotte Edgar shares how she made it through.
Carol, what was it like the first time you fell in love?
Storyworth writer, Carol Short, shares the tale of her first kiss at a Junior Red Cross training turned boisterous house party, with all the thrill and awkwardness of a tween “in love.”