Avery Thompson is a writer and radio producer lately based out of New Hampshire.

All Stories by Avery Thompson

September 14, 2021

A shared border, nations apart

Canadian-American couple Landon and Lisette Placey have lived and worked along the U.S.-Canadian border their whole lives and never thought they’d see it closed. After it did for non-essential travel in March 2020, and with its closure extended until this month, they reflect on the profound impact the pandemic has had on their lives.

May 26, 2021

'We protest with love'

In the wake of George Floyd’s death, Bridgette Craighead of Rocky Mount, Virginia, started organizing protests in her small town.

April 5, 2021

Senior workers man the front lines despite coronavirus risk

For millions of seniors, working during the pandemic is a life-threatening gamble as Covid-19 disproportionately affects the elderly. Debrah Dubay, who works at a hardware store in Taos, N.M., shares why she’s still going.

February 25, 2021

'God was meeting me in my safe space'

After experiencing the dark side of the Seattle music scene, Mitch Luther moved to New York to join C3, a Christian Church that meets in unlikely venues. These days, he continues to rock, but now in Jesus’ name.