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This interview was conducted jointly by Janice Brockley and Nicole LoBue of Erika Trusiewicz and Teana Hedgepeth on July 2, 2015 in Solaris, a community building in Camphill Hudson where Hedgepeth and Trusiewicz spend a great deal of time. Trusiewicz discussed her movement from Camphill Beaverrun, where she spent her Childhood, to Camphill Triform, and eventually to Camphill Hudson. She met Hedgepeth at Camphill Hudson where Hedgepeth is a coworker. Trusiewicz and Hedgepeth described some of their daily activities and discussed the growth of their relationship.
This interview might be of interest to those researching Camphill Hudson, growing up within the Camphill system, or mixed ability friendships and work relationships.
Janice Brockley is an associate professor of history at Jackson State University in Mississippi. She specializes in the history of intellectual disability, family, and Childhood.
Nicole LoBue is culinary arts director of the Alimentary Kitchen and is Co-Director and programming director of Kite’s Nest, a learning resource center dedicated to curiosity, inquiry, and social justice in Hudson, NY.
This interview is hereby made available for research purposes only. For additional uses (radio and other media, music, internet), please click here to inquire about permissions.
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