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Look What You Made Me Do!: Colorado Storytellers Share Tales of Revenge

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Tennessee Watson tells her story during "Look What You Made Me Do", a community storytelling event.

A domesticated pronghorn goes wild! An acrimonious divorce grows ever complicated. A traumatic experience on a massage table has a surprising and healing outcome. On April 1, storytellers from Colorado and Wyoming gathered at the Lyric in Fort Collins for "Look What You Made Me Do!: A Community Storytelling Event."

Hosted by KUNC's Luke Runyon, four pre-selected speakers and a few wild card audience submissions shared their stories on the theme of revenge and comeuppence. 

Some stories contain adult content and language. 

Caroline Mitchell

Caroline works on recycling education and policy. She was born and raised in Fort Collins. 

Heather Reid

Look What You Made Me Do!: Colorado Storytellers Share Tales of Revenge
Heather Reid tries to help a bullied schoolmate, with unpredictable results.

Heather has been featured on The Coloradoan's Storyteller's Project and also competes in slam poetry events across the Front Range. 

Susan Early

Look What You Made Me Do!: Colorado Storytellers Share Tales of Revenge
Audience Wild Card selection Susan Early turns a tense divorce into a lesson in blackmail.

Susan has told stories at events around the country — from Colorado to New York City. She lives in Fort Collins.   

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KUNC's Luke Runyon hosts "Look What You Made Me Do".

Drew Hammond

Look What You Made Me Do!: Colorado Storytellers Share Tales of Revenge
Drew Hammond spends a night in jail and learns some valuable lessons.

Drew has taught elentary school for 8 years. He is also a youth minister and former animal control officer. 

Tennessee Jane Watson

Look What You Made Me Do!: Colorado Storytellers Share Tales of Revenge
In the wake of a sexual assault perpetrated by a massage therapist, Tennessee Watson finds an unconventional path towards redemption for her assailant.

Tennessee is an education reporter at Wyoming Public Radio. 

If you want to tell a 10 minute story at one of KUNC's upcoming Community Storytelling Events, email Luke Runyon

"Look What You Made Me Do" was produced by Luke Runyon & Ryan Thompson.

Music by Matthew Wilburn Skinner of Tallgrass.

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