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Apricot Irving currently lives in the woods outside Portland Oregon, but has also lived in Haiti, Indonesia, and the United Kingdom. She returned to Haiti in the spring of 2010 to cover the earthquake for the radio program This American Life. She’s a recipient of the Rona Jaffe Foundation Writers’ Award and an Oregon Literary Fellowship. Her renowned oral history project, BoiseVoices.com, is a collaboration between youth and elders to record the stories of the neighborhood in the midst of gentrification.
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To learn more about the work of Apricot Irving go to www.apricotirving.com.
Host: Justine Willis Toms Interview Date: 3/29/2018 Program Number: C0437
The full one-hour version of this program is available here for purchase and download:
A Missionary’s Daughter In Haiti with Apricot Irving
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