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Kioni "Popcorn" Marshall is 9 years old. For the first five years of her life, her parents were separated, but they have recently reunited.
Here, Kioni talks with her father, Minister Beau Harris, about their relationship.
NPR's Morning Edition August 6, 2010
BM: Who has been the kindest to you in your life?
KM: I would have to say my mother. When I do something and she's,
like, mad, she understands and she tries to lower her temper down. And
I think that is kind.
BM: Have me and mom ever extremely disappointed you?
KM: Yes. She asked me if I wanted to meet my father and I was already
five-years-old. And I was wondering like why couldn't she have said
that before. And I was disappointed that she didn't. If I could do it
now, then why couldn't I have done it when I was four or three or one.
And you had disappointed me, Dad, because you have not been in my life
for five years.
Are you ashamed that you went with sister's and brother's mom?
BM: No I'm not ashamed. I regret that I didn't make better decisions
when I was younger. And I would've took more accountability for
everyone's feelings involved.
Have mom and I ever made you extremely...
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Intro and OutroINTRO:
Time now for StoryCorps.
Friends and family talk about their lives for this project.
Most of the time you have to be at least 10 years old to record an interview...
But StoryCorps made an exception for this next little girl.
Kioni "Popcorn" Marshall was just eight and a half when she interviewed her father, Minister Beau Harris.
Popcorn's parents were separated for five years of her life.
Today, they're back together...
And at StoryCorps, Popcorn and her father talked about the changes in their family...
Popcorn Marshall with her father, Minister Beau Harris in New York.
Beau Harris founded America's Children—an organization that provides parenting workshops for inner city families.
Their conversation will be archived along with all the others at the Library of Congress.
Get the PODCAST at NPR dot ORG.
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