“Pay attention!” What happens in your head when you hear those words? Childhood memories of parents, teachers and other Big People ordering you to do it probably aren’t your fondest memories. It almost always meant, “I’m going to tell you something you probably are not interested in or something you don’t want to hear. Listen anyway!”
Journalist and radio producer Dave Isay firmly believes that every person has a story to tell, one that the world needs to hear, and he’s been working on figuring out how to gather these stories together so everyone can share in them. It all comes down to taking the time to listen. THE LOST STORIES It started, the guy says, when he was a young lad. He was a loner and a nerdy sort who preferred talking to older people….