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The Joys and Surprises of Telling Your Life Story

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Author(s)
Kunz, John A.
Publisher
University of Wisconsin Board of Regents
Date
2002
Subject(s)
Life Review; Personal History; Life Reminiscence
Abstract
Designed to inspire older adults to tell their life stories informally, in writing, on video or in public performance. Introduces the idea of working with a life story professional and offers guidelines for choosing one. Presents several older people who discuss recording their memoirs. Examines sensitive issues and potential problems in helping people record their life stories.
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Contributors: Mary O'Brien Tyrrell; Association of Personal Historians; International Institute for Reminiscence and Life Review; Bi-Folkal Productions; University of Wisconsin--Superior.
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This video made possible by a grant from MetLife Foundation in cooperation with the Association of Personal Historians and the International Institute for Reminiscence and Life Review at the University of Wisconsin--Superior, Center for Continuing Education/Extension. This video may also be purchased from UW-Superior Continuing Education/Extension. Please contact conted@uwsuper.edu for more information.
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http://digital.library.wisc.edu/1793/77409 
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