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Stories from the Stoop: Towanda Carter

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That was Towanda Carter’s Stoop Story about how it’s possible to rise to life’s challenges when people expect the best of you. You can hear her story and others at stoopstorytelling.com.

Melissa Gerr is a producer for On the Record. She started in public media at Twin Cities Public Television in St. Paul, Minn., where she is from, and then worked as a field producer for Oregon Public Broadcasting in Portland. She made the jump to audio-lover in Baltimore as a digital media editor at Mid-Atlantic Media and Laureate Education, Inc. and as a field producer for "Out of the Blocks." Her beat is typically the off-beat with an emphasis on science, culture and things that make you say, 'Wait, what?'