NSN Audio Story: A dad’s life decrypted

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.

My father can type without looking at the keyboard. And if that doesn’t convince you that he’s a technological mastermind, in this short audio clip, you’ll get the story of a man who accidentally discovered the career his life is now devoted to. This audio snapshot of his life strives to convey a story of family, persistence, and a willingness to learn.