Inspired by NPR’s StoryCorps and to capture the spirit of Thanksgiving, the North Star News staff created several audio stories framed around this question: “What was a moment or event in your life that at the time seemed small, but ended up having a large impact or effect on you later in your life?” The staff sought people of different generations and crafted these pieces.
Can something as small as a hobby really change your entire life for the better? Or even lead you on an entirely different path? Or literally save your life? If Glenn Aanerud hadn’t picked up a few markers, he might not be here to tell his tale.