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Elder Voices: Helen Larsen


From summer of 2019, join Helen Larsen as she returns to her childhood home of Solomon and, in turn, reflects on what home has meant to her after all these years have gone by.

With the sounds of great-grandchildren filling her pauses, Helen speaks on the fickle nature of time and how family roles shift as children grow up and become parents themselves. 

Hear the second episode of a new season of Elder Voices with the audio player, above.

Image at top: Helen Larsen in the main hall of what was once her childhood schoolhouse. Her sweatshirt was designed by her granddaughter, and reads “Go Green! Save my home!” Photo by JoJo Phillips.

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