On Friday night, Jan. 27, seven Storytellers gathered to share their tales on the theme “Coming Home” at the first 7 Stories event of 2023 at the Highline Heritage Museum.

Moderated by Peggy Cummings, the Jan. 27 Storytellers included:

  • Abbe Rolnick
  • Fred Swanson
  • Claire Yurdin
  • Gaylloyd Sisson
  • Debbie Dixon
  • Jeff Heiss
  • Debra Valpey

Below is an edited video of the event, as shot/edited by Scott Schaefer (running time 1-hour, 1-minute):

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  • Friday, Feb. 24, 7 – 8:30 p.m.: “Fed Up – Tipping Point/Stories of Enough is Enough
  • Friday, Mar. 24, 7 – 8:30 p.m.: “Advice to my Younger Self” and/or “Rearview Mirror
  • Friday, April 28, 7 – 8:30 p.m.: “It seemed like a good idea at the time…

To sign up to tell your story, or get more info, please visit burienculturehub.com/7stories, or send an email to 7stories@burienculturehub.org.

Presented by Highline Heritage Museum, The B-Town Blog, Burien Arts Association, Burien Culture Hub, 4Culture and the City of Burien.

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