WBEZ | parent http://www.wbez.org/tags/parent Latest from WBEZ Chicago Public Radio en StoryCorps Chicago: Search for Estranged Father Helps Heal Old Wounds http://www.wbez.org/series/storycorps/storycorps-chicago-search-estranged-father-helps-heal-old-wounds-114740 <img typeof="foaf:Image" src="http://llnw.wbez.org//main-images/StoryCorps 160205 Anastasia Bill bh.jpg" alt="" /><p><p dir="ltr">Anastasia Page is a twenty-five-year-old <a href="http://www.anastasiapage.com/">documentary photographer </a>in Chicago. As a kid, she met her biological father only once, when she was four years old. Five years ago she started a <a href="http://www.discoveringzalmon.com/">documentary project to help process her feelings about her father</a>. She recently came to the StoryCorps booth to talk with WBEZ&#39;s Bill Healy about a turning point in that project. Page says when her mom remarried, her step-dad wanted to adopt her. But they couldn&#39;t make it official until her biological dad signed off on the paperwork.</p><p dir="ltr">&nbsp;</p><p dir="ltr"><em>StoryCorps&rsquo; mission is to provide Americans of all backgrounds and beliefs with the opportunity to share, record and preserve their stories. These excerpts, edited by WBEZ, present some of our favorites from the current visit, as well as from previous trips.</em></p></p> Fri, 05 Feb 2016 16:07:00 -0600 http://www.wbez.org/series/storycorps/storycorps-chicago-search-estranged-father-helps-heal-old-wounds-114740 StoryCorps Chicago: Search for Estranged Father Helps Heal Old Wounds http://www.wbez.org/series/storycorps/storycorps-chicago-search-estranged-father-helps-heal-old-wounds-114741 <img typeof="foaf:Image" src="http://llnw.wbez.org//main-images/StoryCorps 160205 Anastasia Bill bh.jpg" alt="" /><p><p dir="ltr">Anastasia Page is a twenty-five-year-old <a href="http://www.anastasiapage.com/">documentary photographer </a>in Chicago. As a kid, she met her biological father only once, when she was four years old. Five years ago she started a <a href="http://www.discoveringzalmon.com/">documentary project to help process her feelings about her father</a>. She recently came to the StoryCorps booth to talk with WBEZ&#39;s Bill Healy about a turning point in that project. Page says when her mom remarried, her step-dad wanted to adopt her. But they couldn&#39;t make it official until her biological dad signed off on the paperwork.</p><p dir="ltr">&nbsp;</p><p dir="ltr"><em>StoryCorps&rsquo; mission is to provide Americans of all backgrounds and beliefs with the opportunity to share, record and preserve their stories. These excerpts, edited by WBEZ, present some of our favorites from the current visit, as well as from previous trips.</em></p></p> Fri, 05 Feb 2016 16:07:00 -0600 http://www.wbez.org/series/storycorps/storycorps-chicago-search-estranged-father-helps-heal-old-wounds-114741 Afternoon Shift: Fracking, parental fatigue and Bernard Sahlins http://www.wbez.org/programs/afternoon-shift/2013-06-18/afternoon-shift-fracking-parental-fatigue-and-bernard-sahlins <img typeof="foaf:Image" src="http://llnw.wbez.org//main-images/Fracking.jpg" alt="" /><p><p>Illinois Governor Pat Quinn just signed the most restrictive legislation on fracking in the country into law. Author Jen Hatmaker gives insight on that burnout many parents get towards the school year&#39;s end. Second City CEO Andrew Alexander discusses founder Bernard Sahlin&#39;s legacy.</p><script src="//storify.com/WBEZ/afternoon-shift-fracking-parental-fatigue-and-bern.js?header=false"></script><noscript>[<a href="//storify.com/WBEZ/afternoon-shift-fracking-parental-fatigue-and-bern" target="_blank">View the story "Afternoon Shift: Fracking, parental fatigue and Bernard Sahlins" on Storify</a>]</noscript></p> Tue, 18 Jun 2013 12:50:00 -0500 http://www.wbez.org/programs/afternoon-shift/2013-06-18/afternoon-shift-fracking-parental-fatigue-and-bernard-sahlins