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Com1010 Extra Credit - Nancy Shaba Com 1010-Extra Credit 8...

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Nancy Shaba Com 1010-Extra Credit 8 Nov 2011 The speaker talked about auto ethnographic stories from her life and how the auto ethnographic perspective developed in her work. She spends her time talking to holocaust survivors and interviewing them on a personal level. The speaker talked about a man named Jerry. When Jerry was fourteen, he outsmarted a group of people who were chasing him once he left the ghetto. They were shouting, “There’s the Jew!” He started screaming the same thing they were screaming and started pointing straight ahead and running with them. I don’t think a lot of people would even think to do that in that situation, but Jerry was very smart. The speaker explained that people tell stories different in conversation. I completely agree with her, when you ask someone a question they have to sit around and think about an answer but when it’s in conversation it comes out more easily. Her goal is to tell the survival stories before the survivors pass away. I think this is such a great thing to do; I am really interested in what happened during
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