Our Stories

The oral histories that you will hear deal with personal, sensitive, and upsetting situations. Every attempt was made to be respectful of those brave enough to share their lives with you. Please take the time to honor their courage.

Featuring the powerful personal stories of survivors of eugenics and newgenics, these video narratives cross between eugenics past and present; all videos are closed captioned.

Kyle & Lorna Lillo

Kyle and Lorna share their thoughts on life after injury, the reality faced by families where a member has a disability, and how cultural perceptions of disability impact how their family dreams of the future. Lorna wonders if Kyle will be judged if he has children? Will his children suffer because of how people would judge his decisions? Lorna wonders if she can fully enjoy a normal adult relationship with her son, when so many systemic barriers exist to Kyle experiencing full citizenship.