One Small Step: Joe Marra and Landon Reid on changing their minds

In this conversation, Metro Detroiters Joe Marra and Landon Reid chat about their personal political values and finding common ground.

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Joe Marra (right) and Landon Reid participated in StoryCorps' and WDET's One Small Step.

One Small Step from StoryCorps is a program that brings together people from opposite ends of the political spectrum for a personal conversation. Over this past year, WDET has been collecting conversations — and the results have been fascinating.

In this section of a One Small Step conversation, Joe Marra (57) and Landon Reid (50) talk about how important their parents were to their development, the joys of both having a 5 year old and how to make some politics a win-win situation.

“When you were talking about your personal political philosophy, you said something that blew my mind, which is something that I never hear in politics, which was, ‘I changed my mind. I could be wrong.’” — Landon Reid, One Small Step participant

Hear their full conversation here, and join us for a live listening event on Wednesday, Dec. 21 at noon.

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