Diary of a Nation

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episode 5: E5: P2: Hidden in the Hay


Part Two: After the Holocaust, Kati Preston emigrates to Israel. She eventually becomes a highly-successful fashion designer, learning eight languages, moving across seven countries, marrying three husbands, and giving birth to four sons.

Autobiography: Holocaust to Healing: Closing the Circle.

Website: katipreston.com.

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episode 5: E5:P1: Hidden in the Hay


The content in this episode is graphic and may be disturbing for some listeners. Holocaust survivor Kati Preston was just five years old when a Hungarian soldier pierced the floor of a barn attic with his bayonet, missing her hay-covered head by an inch. This year marks the 75th anniversary of the liberation of Auschwitz, the largest Nazi concentration camp where 28 members of her family and 50 of her kindergarten classmates were exterminated...


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episode 4: E4: My Transition to a Woman


The US is home to approximately 1.4 million transgender adults, yet most of us don't know anyone who is transgender. NH State Representative Gerri Cannon is a transgender woman who also serves on the school board in her community. This is her story. 

Photo credit: Deb Cram. 

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episode 3: E3: Four Paws, Countless Adventures


Randy Pierce knows life with and without eyesight. He's a husband, a dog lover, a runner, a mountain climber, and a motivational speaker. Yesterday, he ran the virtual Boston Marathon. Two days earlier, his guide dog Autumn passed away. This episode is dedicated to her memory. 

Memoir: See You at the Summit: My Blind Journey from the Depths of Loss to the Heights of Achievement.

Charity: 2020visionquest.org...


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 2020-09-08  1h19m
 
 

episode 2: E2: Politicians and the Power of Makeup


Over the past three decades, makeup artist Kriss Blevens has enhanced the face of every single presidential candidate who has traveled to New Hampshire, which holds the distinction of the first-in-the-nation presidential primary. Blevens also works as an EMT and an energy healer and served as an outspoken advocate during the opioid crisis. Her work is profiled in the August 2020 issue of Allure Magazine. Diary of a Nation is produced and hosted by Christina Zlotnick...


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 2020-08-18  1h21m
 
 

Introduction to Diary of a Nation


Diary of a Nation is produced and hosted by Christina Zlotnick. Follow the podcast on Facebook, Instagram and Twitter at diaryofanation. Comments and story ideas welcome. 

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 2020-08-18  2m
 
 

episode 1: E1: Call Me American


Were it not for his incredible luck in winning a visa lottery slot, there's a good chance Somali immigrant Abdi Nor Iftin would instead be fighting on behalf of the radical Islamist group al-Shabaab. Abdi discusses his memoir as well as his complicated experience living in the U.S. as a Black man while the country reckons with its history of racial injustice. 

Diary of a Nation is produced and hosted by Christina Zlotnick. Send comments or story ideas to diaryofanation@gmail.com...


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 2020-07-28  1h8m
 
 
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