Writing Workshop: Our Best Friends- ROEN

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Writing Workshop: Our Best Friends- ROEN

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Some of us may have had one best friend throughout our lives—that neighbor or first-grade friend who has stayed with us for decades. Some of us, though, may have had a series of best friends—one in elementary school, one in secondary school, one in college, one in more recent years.  And some of us may have added best friends along the way, so that we now have “a group of best friends.” We will begin this workshop by talking about some of our best friends and what role(s) they have played in our lives. After that, we will each write about a best friend.

Duane Roen has been tracing his roots since his teenage years, building a database with more than 32,000 ancestors. He and his wife, Maureen Roen, have also been recording their family history since 1978 by writing more than 19,000 daily journal entries on their children and other family members. Combining his professional and personal interests, Duane worked with colleagues to establish courses on writing and recording family history at Arizona State University. He also is founding coordinator of the Project for Writing and Recording Family History in the College of Integrative Sciences and Arts at ASU.

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June 21
10:30 am - 12:00 pm MST
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