was started by Michael Feagans in 2007. Mike was born and raised in Philadelphia, PA.

PhilaStories. org is an effort to collect stories told by regular folks. We feel it's important to preserve these small moments in time that loom large in our neighborhoods. We value and respect the many people who make our lives fun, interesting, and tolerable on a daily basis.

View Mike's story. is a project of CultureTrust of Greater Philadelphia and is a 501(c)(3) non-profit organization.

All videos were created by Michael Feagans unless indicated otherwise.

I now realize that the stories I've collected from my father's former colleagues are meaningful to my family and me. This video was developed at the Digital Storytelling Workshop held in Philadelphia, September 26 - 28, 2008.