Step Me@20

Story Box Movies film editor, music composer and grammatical genius #APH20

Where I lived @20:

In a single room in Whidden Hall, a residence at McMaster University that was supposedly an inspiration for Animal House.

What I did @20:
I was a second-year student in McMaster’s Arts & Science Programme, also taking acting and drama courses in the Theatre Department, and getting involved in student leadership through the Inter-Residence Council.

What I dreamt @20:
I think that may have been the era when I was dreaming about building some kind of collective farm with a bunch of my classmates.

My favourite song @20:
No idea, but in addition to the Grateful Dead, Jimi Hendrix and the Beatles I was going out for some great Hamilton and Toronto bands like Hopping Penguins, Shadowy Men on a Shadowy Planet and the Dik Van Dykes.

What I wore @20:
Baggy clothes, tending towards the androgynous. Or fishnets, a skirt, leather jacket, makeup and crimped hair for a Rocky Horror Picture Show screening.

Who I loved @20:
Nicola and Helen.

What made headlines when I was @20:
Exxon Valdez spill, and a fatwa issues against author Salman Rushdie over his novel The Satanic Verses.

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About Me@20 Day:
Me@20 Day celebrates personal history and the 20th anniversary of the Association of Personal Historians on May 20th, 2015. APH supports its members in recording, preserving and sharing life stories of people, families, communities and organizations around the world: personalhistorians.org

 

Mike Me@20

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Mike Bernard #APH20

Where I lived @20: Toronto
What I did @20: Studied photography at Ryerson
What I dreamt @20: Becoming a press photographer, stopping the world for 1 second with a great shot.
My favourite song @20: Fine Young Cannibals – ‘Good Thing’
What I wore @20:Suede loafers, jeans, button down shirt.
Who I loved @20: Jen, Caralyn
What made headlines when I was @20: The slaughter of democracy supporters in Tianamen Square

What were YOU like at 20?

About Me@20 Day:
Me@20 Day celebrates personal history and the 20th anniversary of the Association of Personal Historians on May 20th, 2015. APH supports its members in recording, preserving and sharing life stories of people, families, communities and organizations around the world: personalhistorians.org

Lauren Me@20

What were you doing at @20? #APH20

Where I lived @20: In Sherwood Park, AB, with my parents, brother, cat & dog.
What I did @20: Went to University, worked for Red Bull, skied as much as I could and got into lots of trouble.
What I dreamt @20: Travelling the world, living on a sail boat in the Mediterranean.
My favourite song @20: Californication – Red Hot Chilli Peppers
What I wore @20: Skinny ripped jeans, and black t-shirts
Who I loved @20: Anyone who would buy me a drink because I was a broke student
What made headlines when I was @20: Michael Jackson died

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About Me@20 Day:
Me@20 Day celebrates personal history and the 20th anniversary of the Association of Personal Historians on May 20th 2015. APH supports its members in recording, preserving and sharing life stories of people, families, communities and organizations around the world. personalhistorians.org

For more information on Personal Historians check out APH http://personalhistorians.org/aphblog/

Jenn Me@20

Meet Jenn Korba-Gill @20! #APH20

Managing Director at Story Box Movies

Where I lived @20: Calgary

What I did @20: Broadcasting diploma at Mount Royal College and I worked at a campus video arcade where games continually said “winners don’t use drugs” it was in a basement and always felt creepy
What I dreamt @20: to work as a producer on the Oprah show
My favorite song @20: REM losing my Religion , C+C Music Factory Things That Make You Go Hmmmm…
What I wore @20: vests and hats
6Who I loved @20: a charmer from the prairies that was in my class
7What made headlines when I was @20: Canadian government introduced GST, Freddie Mercury, lead singer of the band Queen, issues a public statement confirming that he is stricken with AIDS, and the next day he dies of complications

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About Me@20 Day:

Me@20 Day celebrates personal history and the 20th anniversary of the Association of Personal Historians on May 20th 2015. APH supports its members in recording, preserving and sharing life stories of people, families, communities and organizations around the world. personalhistorians.org

Check out APH member Betsy Unikel, President, Rainmaker Video before and after pictures (awesome!) https://rainmakervideo.com/blog/

What were YOU like at 20? Create your own Me@20 blog post today, or share the Me@20 questionnaire in your social networks.

Trish Me@20

In celebration of the 20th anniversary Association of Personal #APH20 – we are sharing the stories of our twenty-year-old selves!
A much younger, less wrinkly version of ourselves…

Meet Trish@20 the Founder & Creative Director of Story Box Movies.

Where I lived@20: with my first boyfriend
What I did@20: I was learning how to make documentary films
What I dreamt@20: that one day I would win an Oscar (there is still time!)
My favorite song@20: New Orders Blue Monday
What I wore: big-bangs@20, and clearly this red club monaco sweatshirt!
Who I loved@20: the same first boyfriend who later broke my heart (young love…)
What made headlines when I was@20: OJ Simpson & Friends was just becoming a hit

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If you enjoyed this Me@20 Day story, be sure to check out others being published today one by Clinton Haby about young love http://www.storykeeping.com/me20/, and Dave Bloom who at 20 was in Rhodesia (now Zimbabwe). What a cool life – so fun to reflect  on our histories http://www.milestonesandmeanings.com/#!me20/c114h/555c8d480cf298b2d3cf351d

Me@20 Day celebrates personal history and the 20th anniversary of the Association of Personal Historians on May 20th APH supports its members in recording, preserving and sharing life stories of people, families, communities and organizations around the world. personalhistorians.org

What were YOU like at 20? Create your own Me@20 blog post today, or share the Me@20 questionnaire in your social networks.

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