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"If history were taught in the form of stories, it would never be forgotten."
- Rudyard Kipling

We are delighted to share our resident stories below. 

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Jay Anderson

Somebody made a dugout canoe out of a log and they just left it on the lake. Every spring we would go out there and search it for. We found it, we would make an oar.

Jay: I grew up in Chester California up in the mountains near Lake Almanor. In the summertime we went out on the lake we swam and fished. One other thing I wanted to mention. Somebody made a dugout canoe out of a log and they just left it on the lake. Every spring we would go out there and search it for. We found it, we would make an oar.

Interviewer: How many summers did you find it?

Jay: About three or four.

Interviewer: Did a man carve it out?

Jay: I think so. We blamed it on an Indian.

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Compass Senior Living

541-636-3460

1580 Valley River Dr #260 Eugene, OR 97401

Tiny Stories

 

The Power to Transform

Stories have power. They delight, enchant, touch, teach, recall, inspire, motivate, and challenge. They help us understand. They imprint a picture on our minds. Our storytelling ability, a uniquely human trait, has been with us as long as we’ve been able to speak and listen. Not only do people love to tell stories, people love to hear stories!

That’s why we’ve partnered with Carrie Gallahan, founder of Saving Libraries. Carrie was inspired by this African proverb to start a movement to save the stories of our elders.

African proverb

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Bob Brophy

Bob Brophy was a beloved resident at Peachtree Village Retirement in Roswell, New Mexico. He loved telling his stories and passionate about sharing them—with anyone that would listen. We’re certain that Bob would say thank you for listening.