Liz Mak

Nurse Arzelia Lopez is heading to her next work appointment in East Oakland.

Her client, Jasmine Jurado, is 19 years old. She has a toddler, who’s 14 months old. It’s been Lopez’s job, since Jurado was pregnant, to provide her with parenting support, both emotional and medical.

StoryCorps: Two moms, double the love

May 7, 2015

Lamar Van Dyke, Paula Lewis and Traci Lewis have a special bond.  Lamar is a lesbian who gave birth to Traci when she was 18 years old. Unprepared to have a baby, she gave Traci up for adoption. Paula Lewis adopted her. Traci sat down with her biological mom, Lamar, and her adopted mom, Paula, at the StoryCorps booth at the San Francisco Public Library to talk about their family.

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This interview was facilitated by Geraldine Ah-Sue, and produced for KALW by Chris Hambrick. 

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