Helen Peters (88) speaks with Stacie Braband (30) about coming of age during a wartime epidemic and a flood. Helen tells stories about caring for her grandmother, being a nurse, and becoming a priest.

This interview was recorded in collaboration with StoryCorps. Recorded by Jessie Robertson on March 6, 2018 at the Pioneer Home in Fairbanks, Alaska. Edited by Kelsey Skonberg. Special thanks to Helen Stafford.

Music by Helen Peters.

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