Counting Beer Bottles

*This story talks about abuse and alcoholism*

Today, we’re listening to Miller & Januszewski’s StoryCorps, “I Remember Counting the Beer Bottles” As you listen consider the following questions: 

  • What essay or research topics could you generate from this story? 
  • Do you know anyone who had a similar experience to Miller & Januszewski? What can that tell us about our families? Our communities? The human experience?
  • How do we handle class discussions or assignments that trigger us or make us address trauma we’ve experienced/witnessed? 
  • How did this story make you feel? What was your key takeaway? 

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