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Oral History vs Edited Audio

by Meghan Vigeant

Spencer Joyce is a lobsterman on Swan's Island, Maine. He lives to go lobster fishing. When tragedy struck, the island community came together to help get Spencer back on the water. 

Oral Historian and Audio Producer Meghan Vigeant interviewed Spencer in 2010 as part of the Swan's Island Memory Project. 

Take a listen to Eat, Sleep, Dream Lobstering produced by Meghan Vigeant. Then go behind the scenes and listen to some clips from the unedited oral history interview with Spencer. What differences do you notice? What did you like/not like about the edited story? What did you like/not like about the unedited oral history?