Stories on Muncie

Healing is Believing

Healing is Believing

Angela’s story. She is 43. /// The circus curtains in the boys’ room were iridescent. They were beautiful. I wanted to burn them. The fabric represented such sadness, such a loss, such a complete disaster. I wanted to reclaim the space in a different way. Get rid of all that stuff and start from scratch. […]

Home Plate

Home Plate

Dennis’s Story. He is 32. Watch the reading of Dennis’s story from the Facing Autism Event. /// I’ve come a long way in overcoming my fears from that first moment of Luke’s diagnosis when I thought he would never be able to fully participate in organized sports and feel a part of a team; when […]

Journeying from Disbelief to Acceptance

Journeying from Disbelief to Acceptance

The Facing Project is a community storytelling project that connects people through stories to strengthen communities. Each project matches a community’s writers with individuals facing a certain topic, and the writer writes as if they are that individual, in the first person. If you’d like to be a part of this nationwide storytelling movement GO HERE. […]

Tackle

Tackle

Chad’s Story.  He is 36. Watch the reading of Chad’s story from the Facing Autism Event. /// Jackson’s heart is unbelievably big. I am most proud that he can see the good in others. On his first day of kindergarten, a child who wanted Jackson’s eyeglasses bullied him. At one point, the child tried to […]