Compassion of the People

November 28, 2005

(WBEZ/file)

Joel Farran brought his father, Ramzi Farran, to the MobleBooth in order to document his father's unique life.  Born in Jerusalem in 1946, Ramzi relocated to Northern Indiana in the late sixties to attend college amidst intense political turmoil back home. The people he met in Northern Indiana changed his life forever.

They were recorded in the StoryCorps MobileBooth when it visited Chicago in 2005.This story originally broadcast November 28, 2005.