Before Joan was even born, her grandmother died from TB, and the impact of Grandmother Nora’s passing was felt for generations. Joan always thought her Grandfather George was a stern man, and she never saw a connection between his wife's struggles with TB and his short-tempered ways. Encouraged by the TB Voices Project, Joan delved into the events that shaped his outlook on life after his wife died and the perspectives of their children. She also began the healing process of past generations.
In Joan's words...
Joan, Snohomish County