TELL YOUR STORY THE WAY IT WAS MEANT TO BE TOLD.
Maybe you’ll write some ideas down on paper, but ultimately, you’ll want to tell them in audio or video – where your personality told through your inflections and body language. There is no right or wrong way to do this. Each person’s story and experience is… personal.
A part of doing this was turning my back on the way I was brought up. Illness, and cancer specifically, was something we were told never to speak about. I know that sentiment is old fashioned, but I also knew there was a chance I wouldn't make it. I needed to get my experiences out of me, so that some of the younger children in my family - and their children - would have a chance to know who I was...Virginia Searcy | Cancer Survivor
We put so much energy into life, that it seems almost futile to have it slip away without documenting some of it. When I looked back on my mother and I's relationship, it wasn't even the "good" things necessarily that defined us. I actually wanted to talk about the traumas that almost destroyed us. In the end, it was the right way to go about it, and MTC was very sympathetic to us...Megan Azdhari | Daughter
This was really a great opportunity. My wife suffers with a rare form of dementia, and we'd always talked about having someone come into our home and take pictures and record her stories. The whole thing was a great experience for her, and for me. I've had so much anger since her diagnosis...Les Johnson | Caregiver