the purpose and foundation for YourStoryMattersToMe is to place a spotlight on the stories of the common person, highlighting the ways in which strangers may have more in common than would be expected at first glance. everybody has a story to tell, everybody has a voice to be heard, and it is my goal at YourStoryMattersToMe to get to know my neighbors and how their stories shape my own story.

more found in the first posting: here.