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Voices of New Hampshire

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Marie- Elizabeth Ramas & her family

Voices of New Hampshire is a new project designed to connect you with us - and with each other – by bringing more audience voices to our airwaves.

For this project, we're collecting audio recordings of people from across the state, and incorporating them into our daily broadcast through short audio clips played at different times throughout the day on NHPR.

Want to add your voice? Send us an email at voices@nhpr.org and tell us a story from your life during the coronavirus pandemic. Maybe you’ll share an activity or event that has brought you joy over the past year, or something you’re looking forward to doing as life slowly gets back to “normal.”

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Marie-Elizabeth Ramas of Hollis, N.H. wonders how we emerge from our collective COVID-experience stronger -- and perhaps, as better neighbors. As a medical professional and mother of three, Marie and her family collaborated with other nearby families to create learning pods for their children.  

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Mather Kipka of Peterborough, NH recently released an album call Coloring With Sound

Mather Kipka of Peterborough, N.H. graduated from ConVal High School last spring, and began attending UNH this past February. During the transition between high school and college, he  produced a 12-track album called Coloring With Sound. The music featured in Mather's sonic ID is his own composition, called U!

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Hear Mather Kipka from Peterborough, NH

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Sebastian Fuentes of Thornton, N.H. has his sights on set on better times ahead when he can watch his kid's sport events, and celebrate major milestones with his extended family. 

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Hear Sebastian Fuentes of Thornton, NH

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Finn is hoping to travel to Santa's Village this summer

Finn Corcoran of Merrimack, N.H. is relieved the vaccine rollout has begun, and is hopeful he can visit Santa's Village this summer with his nana.

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Hear Finn Corcoran of Merrimack, NH

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Andy and Galil on Mount Cardigan

Here's Andy Deardorff of Newton, New Hampshire, describing the joy he's found since adopting his pandemic puppy, Galil. 

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Hear Andy Deardorff of Newton, NH

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Betsy Holmes adds color to an otherwise gray day, looking towards Pat's Peak

Betsy Holmes of Deering, New Hampshire, decided the best way to keep herself busy this past winter was to get outside and paint. Every day. Even on cold, wet, dreary days.

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Hear Betsy Holmes of Deering, NH

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Randi Johnson of Canterbury, New Hampshire, has found joy spending time with her son at home. "They say that you are representative of the people you spend the most time with... so I am definitely starting to find myself showing habits and hobbies of an 11 year old boy."

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Hear Randi Johnson of Canterbury, NH

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Bill Frantz of Peterborough, New Hampshire decided to map out all the trails behind the retirement community he lives in.  His neighbors/fellow hiking enthusiastists appreciate his efforts.

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Hear Bill Frantz of Peterborough, NH

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Add your voice: Email us at voices@nhpr.org and let us know how you're doing.

Emily has worked for NPR member stations since 2007. Before joining the NHPR staff in 2012, she served as local host for All Things Considered as well as Director of Business and Foundation Support for KUSP, Santa Cruz, CA. While living in Santa Cruz, she also produced 2 weekly music programs Guess Who’s Coming to Dinner (Free Radio Santa Cruz) and Taste of Honey (KUSP).
Zoey Knox is NHPR's newsroom engagement producer. She has spent most of her radio years at college radio stations in Madison, WI (WSUM) and Seattle, WA (KXSU).

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