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StoryCorps Detroit: Yellowman

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This Detroit couple’s hands touched before they ever spoke.

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In this episode of the StoryCorps Detroit podcast, we hear the story of how Ken met Lori.

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Lori Taylor Gray and Ken Gray

Ken remembers the first time he saw Lori. He was at a performance of “Yellowman” at the Detroit Repertory Theatre.

She kept looking down each row until she got to me,” he recalls. “And I thought, ‘Oh, don’t let her sit next to me.’”

Spoiler Alert: She sat next to him.

Click on the audio player at the top of this page to hear this segment.

You can download the StoryCorps Detroit podcast here or wherever you like to listen. You can also explore more StoryCorps Detroit stories online here.

The StoryCorps Detroit music is by Sam Beaubien.


Laura Herberg, Community Reporter

Laura Herberg is a Community Reporter for 101.9 WDET, telling the stories about people inhabiting the Detroit region and the issues that affect us here. She has reported since 2010 without owning a car.

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This post is a part of StoryCorps Detroit.

Giving people of all backgrounds the opportunity to record meaningful conversations, StoryCorps seeks to preserve and share humanity’s stories in order to build connections between people and create a more just and compassionate world.​ StoryCorps Detroit showcases interviews that were recorded when the MobileBooth stopped in at the Detroit Institute of Arts in the summer of 2017. Those conversations are podcast here.


 

 

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