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StoryCorps Griot: Geraldine Nash and Gustina Atlas

From: StoryCorps
Series: StoryCorps
Length: 02:19

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Master quilter Geraldine Nash talks to her former math teacher, Gustina Atlas, who is now her quilting student, about their friendship.

Nash_small Gustina Atlas or "Miss G" as she's known was Geraldine Nash's high school math teacher more than 30 years ago. Today, their roles have reversed, and their relationship has outgrown the classroom. Nash is now a master quilter, and Miss G has become her student. The two talk about how their unlikely friendship forged out of a mutual fervor for quilting. Gustina Atlas starts their conversation.

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Gustina Atlas or "Miss G" as she's known was Geraldine Nash's high school math teacher more than 30 years ago. Today, their roles have reversed, and their relationship has outgrown the classroom. Nash is now a master quilter, and Miss G has become her student. The two talk about how their unlikely friendship forged out of a mutual fervor for quilting. Gustina Atlas starts their conversation.

Broadcast History

NPR's News and Notes January 29, 2008

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