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A Life in Two Minutes

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Create a 2 minute audio story inspired by the "My Life is True" series produced by KQED of Northern California. KQED works with people "to explain, in their own words, a significant moment or stubborn problem." Work with a friend or tell a story about yourself that describes such a moment or problem. Be sure to keep it at two minutes or less! Thanks to GNA Garcia for posting a link to this awesome site on Twitter and inspiring assignment ideas for DS106.

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Submissions So Far

Merrell’s original adventure.

So, for this assignment, I am supposed to tell ann important life story in under two minutes. I decided to put a little twist on it, however, and do it from the perspective of my character, Merrell Shale. This story is his account of the story I included in his …

A Life in Two Minutes- A Proposal!

For my first Audio Storytelling assignment this week, I decided to complete A Life in Two Minutes (2.5 stars) which asks you to explain, in your own words, a significant moment (or problem) in a life. This could be a friend’s life or your own. I chose to create an …

Johnny’s Life in Two Minutes

For this audio assignment, I had to record a two minute significant event or problem in my life. So instead of talking about my life, I decided to do a recording of my character Johnny “Corner Pocket” McCormick. Johnny talks about how he got the nickname Corner Pocket and how …

My Life is True

 

This was an interesting one to see posted. I had to stop and think about something interesting in my life that was worth sharing. Of course, being in college, I reflected back to entering college. Fortunately, coming up with the audio was simple since it was just speech. As …

My Year in 2 Minutes

I have had a really interesting year. It has definitely been tough but I have learned a whole lot about myself and feel like a much better person. I am certainly more thankful for what I have and what I get to do everyday. Here is my response to the …

A Life in Two Minutes

This was an audio assignment from the DS106 bank that I really wanted to do, I thought I had a really cool story to share. I basically had to describe a time in my life where I faced a rough patch and it’s ironic that, that time was actually this …

A Dark Moment in My Life Audio Assignment #1

For my first audio assignment, that is worth a total of four stars A life in Two Minutes, I decided to share a personal story about a moment in my life where I felt alone and pressured to help take care of my baby sister, starting my freshman year …

A migraine in two minutes

Although I had more intense, intimate stories I could have used for the Life In Two Minutes assignment, this was the only one I was comfortable putting out there. It shows, too–everything from the My Life Is True project, which was the assignment’s inspiration, hits a lot harder. I hope…

With A Perspective, I’m Melinda

A 4-star assignment: A Life In Two Minutes: Create a 2 minute audio story inspired by the “My Life is True” series produced by KQED of Northern California. KQED works with people “to explain, in their own words, a significant moment or stubborn problem.” Work with a friend or tell…

My Life In Two Minutes

A LIfe in Two Minutes assignment hit me at the heart. i shared a story very close to home, my childhood, It was not easy growing up for me, you see, my mother had me at only thirteen years old. She did not have the support of her parents because…

Life story about my trip to Wahington D.C.

Did this in less than two minutes. Talked about my time in Washington last summer. Ironically, I was next to the Washington Monument just days before the East Coast earthquake which damaged it slightly I used audacity for all the audio clips here.
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Audio #2 “A life in 2 minutes” 4 Star Assignment

“A life in 2 minutes” By : Alasia Laureano
For this audio assignment I had to tell a story about myself that describes such a moment or problem in 2 minutes or less. So I decided to just describe my life and something that my parents always taught me to…

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Tutorials So Far

My Life is True in 2 Minutes

For the My life is True assignment you had to tell a stubborn moment of your life in 2 minutes or less. The assignment is worth 4 stars.
Using Soundcloud I recorded my stubborness when it came to going to college. I explained how I doubted myself, and wanted to…

Audio #2 “A life in 2 minutes” 4 Star Assignment

“A life in 2 minutes” By : Alasia Laureano
For this audio assignment I had to tell a story about myself that describes such a moment or problem in 2 minutes or less. So I decided to just describe my life and something that my parents always taught me to…