Stories of Asserting Your Greatness

Mothers, Daughters, the Beatles, and Me

By Michael Jackson

Michael Jackson has been telling stories with GeNarrations for almost five years. During the pandemic, he has spent much of his time writing memoirs and diving back into piano playing (but please don’t ask for a concert). As an immigrant from the UK who spent a decade living in India and Arabia, Michael tends to view life in the USA a little differently even from his close friends. He sees this as a good perspective. Michael has also performed as part of Sidetrack’s “Outspoken” series.

Decisive Moment

By Barbara McBee

Barbara McBee is a third culture kid who has made her home in Chicago for 23 years. A former news director and reporter, she joined GeNarrations in 2017 where she now tells her own stories.  Barbara has performed at Lifeline Theatre’s Fillet of Solo and the Theater in Our Parks Fest at Theater on the Lake. When she isn’t writing and performing, Barbara volunteers with the Chicago House & Social Service Agency, which supports people living with or vulnerable to HIV/AIDS. Her books “The Art of Making Stone Love Stone” and “From a Place to Behold: Goodman Theatre Stories Collection” will soon be available on Amazon.

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