StoryCorps

StoryCorps Atlanta: 2 Sisters Find Out More About Dad’s Childhood

Mark Whittaker shares details of his childhood, including a move from rural Appalachia to Cincinnati, with his daughters Katie Mercier and Jane Upton.
Mark Whittaker shares details of his childhood, including a move from rural Appalachia to Cincinnati, with his daughters Katie Mercier and Jane Upton.
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In this episode of StoryCorps Atlanta, two sisters, Katie Mercier and Jane Upton, invited their father into the booth.

The two wanted to discuss his childhood.

As a boy, their father, Mark Whittaker, moved from rural Appalachia to Cincinnati.

This story was recorded in partnership with the Atlanta History Center, which hosts Atlanta’s StoryCorps Booth