Interview by Trish with I.B.
I don’t usually do interviews over the phone because I prefer to meet with people face-to-face and record the conversation so I can quote them directly. But with I.B. it was necessary because she has a broken leg and has no means of transportation from her rural community.
She describes the incident of flying over the handlebars of her mountain bike and lying on the uneven cement in front of the plaza. There were construction workers nearby and they put orange safety cones around where she laid waiting for the ambulance.
This picture in my mind makes me laugh and I.B. agrees you have to be able to laugh about the situation. For her, laughter is sometimes the key for relief from the depression she experiences. At least for a bit.read more
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