I had to sacrifice to love him

Hannah Slusher found herself pregnant at a young age. During the nine months, she also found God and forgiveness.

Hannah joined us during our NEON Festival collaboration with ViBe Story Exchange. The night featured storytelling with a creative twist. After telling their stories, the storytellers were followed by an artist presenting an interpretation of the story they just told. Sheena Jeffers followed Hannah with an interpretive dance.

Storyteller Bio: Hannah Slusher is 31 years old. She has 3 beautiful boys and her loving husband. She is a working mom and a student. She says, “I love to love.”

Artist Bio: Sheena Jeffers is the founder of ViBe Story Exchange. She is an adjunct dance professor at Old Dominion University, the Arts Integration Director for Young Audiences Arts for Learning Virginia, and the founder of WELLwomen: a networking group for go-getter women in Hampton Roads looking to connect, assess their priorities and visualize the futures of their personal and professional lives.

Warnings for sacrifice:

This episode is clean.

Sheena Jeffers

Sheena Jeffers (Photo: Amber Nettles)

Props for Sheena Jeffers dance routine.

Props for Sheena Jeffers’ dance.


About Tell Me More… Live Storytelling: Everyone has a story, and there are plenty of storytelling events and podcasts around the world to showcase them. We’re not that different – except we tell stories mostly from a small stage in a mid-size military town. See the show regularly at the Push Comedy Theater in Norfolk, Va. As a hat tip to the improv theater, each show has a one-word theme. For upcoming shows, please find the schedule here. If you have a story you think fits one of the upcoming themes, sign up here.

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