Date: May 23, 2017
Storyteller: Brittany Rauch
Interviewer: Matthew Santana
Relationship: Friends

Matthew and Brittany met and became friends while working in TCPL Downtown Reference.  Matthew grew up in Gary, Indiana and Brittany is from South Carolina.  Brittany shares memories of her family, her hopes for her future, including her dream of becoming a writer and being remembered for her work.  Matthew overcame a host of physical and health challenges as a baby and child through perseverance, and was the “teacher’s pet” and a model student in school.  He discusses his plans for work in business and film and some of the downsides of being a generous friend.