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Michele Arledge, left, of Wilmington chats with Mary Evans, the lead audio editor and program manager of Story Chain, after receiving a copy of her memoir Story Chain helped her write and record at the Wilmington Public Library on Wednesday.

Michele Arledge, left, of Wilmington chats with Mary Evans, the lead audio editor and program manager of Story Chain, after receiving a copy of her memoir Story Chain helped her write and record at the Wilmington Public Library on Wednesday.


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Story Chain Executive Director Jonathan Platt, left, talks with Tara Cornett-DiMario, right, who received a replacement copy of recordings her late daughter (Erin Payne) made for her daughter Erin at the Wilmington Public Library on Wednesday. Story Chain is a Dayton-based group that connects individuals who have been incarcerated at some point with their children by recording them reading stories and the like.


John Hamilton | News Journal

Michele Arledge, left, of Wilmington chats with Mary Evans, the lead audio editor and program manager of Story Chain, after receiving a copy of her memoir Story Chain helped her write and record at the Wilmington Public Library on Wednesday.

Story Chain Executive Director Jonathan Platt, left, talks with Tara Cornett-DiMario, right, who received a replacement copy of recordings her late daughter (Erin Payne) made for her daughter Erin at the Wilmington Public Library on Wednesday. Story Chain is a Dayton-based group that connects individuals who have been incarcerated at some point with their children by recording them reading stories and the like.

Michele Arledge, left, of Wilmington chats with Mary Evans, the lead audio editor and program manager of Story Chain, after receiving a copy of her memoir Story Chain helped her write and record at the Wilmington Public Library on Wednesday.
https://www.wnewsj.com/wp-content/uploads/sites/22/2021/12/web1_DSC_0003.jpgMichele Arledge, left, of Wilmington chats with Mary Evans, the lead audio editor and program manager of Story Chain, after receiving a copy of her memoir Story Chain helped her write and record at the Wilmington Public Library on Wednesday. John Hamilton | News Journal

Story Chain Executive Director Jonathan Platt, left, talks with Tara Cornett-DiMario, right, who received a replacement copy of recordings her late daughter (Erin Payne) made for her daughter Erin at the Wilmington Public Library on Wednesday. Story Chain is a Dayton-based group that connects individuals who have been incarcerated at some point with their children by recording them reading stories and the like.
https://www.wnewsj.com/wp-content/uploads/sites/22/2021/12/web1_DSC_0005.jpgStory Chain Executive Director Jonathan Platt, left, talks with Tara Cornett-DiMario, right, who received a replacement copy of recordings her late daughter (Erin Payne) made for her daughter Erin at the Wilmington Public Library on Wednesday. Story Chain is a Dayton-based group that connects individuals who have been incarcerated at some point with their children by recording them reading stories and the like. John Hamilton | News Journal