Study Guide: Listening Is an Act of Love

B. Reading the Stories

5. SHARON ST. AUBIN interviewed by her nephew JERROLD ARNESON

Pre-reading statement of opinion:  Do you agree that working in a family business can make children responsible members of the community?  Why or why not?

Post-reading guided summary:  Show how the post office in the front room of the house made Sharon St. Aubin’s family responsible for things that are normally not the responsibility of postal workers.

Personal response:  Write your reaction to one or two aspects of the summary you have written, and try to connect this response to the opinion that you expressed before reading the StoryCorps transcript.