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LifeStories fade when the storytellers leave us. There are many ways to ensure the stories are kept for generations to come, but few bring LifeStories alive as a personal recorded history from the ones who experienced them.

Address: P.O. Box 9322 Austin, Texas 78766

Phone: (512) 431-8166

Betsy C.

“My husband… was a remarkable man, and I feel the process of the life review you afforded us gave him an opportunity to see his life in its entirety, not just the final years of dealing with cancer. The best thing for us as his family is the treasure of his life to see on our DVD… was also invaluable.”

Marian H.

“Little did we realize that my husband would be diagnosed with a terminal illness just a few months after you completed our [LifeStory] video for us. Having your video helps me to remember his generous spirit, love for his family, his limitless humor, and high intelligence. He was one of a kind, for sure.”

 

 

Bill M.

“My father-in-law was diagnosed with the cancer that would later take his life. The LifeStory captured events and family history that would have been lost with his passing. The DVD was played at his funeral; it was the most rewarding and meaningful funeral reception I have ever attended. All the attendees were rewarded with a last look at his wonderful sense of humor, his love for his family and the history of his community.”

 

 

Farya P.

“Mike O’Krent and his team at LifeStories Alive interviewed and produced a video capturing my mother’s life stories. As a native of Iran, she escaped her homeland alone with two small children shortly after the Ayatollah Khomeini gained power and the U.S. hostages were captured. The trauma of literally having to leave overnight…leaving behind her home and many other family members was a subject that she rarely talked about.

Mike was organized and detail-oriented throughout the pre-interview process and knew how to break down a sometimes overwhelming experience into small manageable and distinct parts. Mike’s professionalism, process and interviewing techniques helped my mother to feel safe and comfortable before, during and after the interview.”

 

 

Michelle N.

“We commissioned the LifeStory as a gift for my parents in honor of their 45th wedding anniversary. However, as it turns out, the gift is all ours.”