'She really showed me what unconditional love was': Tina Dietz remembers her great aunt Shirley

Nov 26, 2018

Tina Dietz and Patrick Conteh at the StoryCorps MobileBooth in Bismarck
Credit StoryCorps

Your childhood shapes you, for better or for worse. Tina Dietz visited the StoryCorps MobileBooth with her partner, Patrick Conteh. In this excerpt, we learn about the lives that shaped hers – most significantly, her great aunt Shirley.

StoryCorps is a national initiative to record and collect stories of everyday people. Excerpts were selected and produced by Prairie Public. Thanks Basin Electric Power Cooperative of Bismarck for helping sponsor the StoryCorps visit to North Dakota. Ashley Thornberg edited this excerpt.