StoryCorps Chicago: Search for Estranged Father Helps Heal Old Wounds
Anastasia Page is a twenty-five-year-old documentary photographer in Chicago. As a kid, she met her biological father only once, when she was four years old. Five years ago she started a documentary project to help process her feelings about her father. She recently came to the StoryCorps booth to talk with WBEZ'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't make it official until her biological dad signed off on the paperwork.
StoryCorps’ 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.