Listening Project

Conversation between mother and son, Peggy and Ryan, about Ryan's double amputation and how he learnt to walk with prosthetic legs.

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  • Is part of (Collection)

    The Listening Project

  • Recording locations

    BBC Blackstaff House, Belfast

  • Interviewees

    Cinnamond, Ryan, 1995- (male, Student), Cinnamond, Peggy, 1964- (female, Housewife)

  • Producers

    BBC Radio Ulster

  • Recordist

    Garrett, Conor

  • Abstract

    Ryan describes walking with prosthetic legs and how his perspective has changed since his double amputation. Peggy aks Ryan where he thinks he gets his determination from and says she is very proud of the way he has coped. They discuss Ryan's sporting ambitions and his hope to be involved in the next Paralympics. They discuss how Ryan hopes to run on blades in the future.

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    The Listening Project conversations collectively form a picture of our lives and relationships today. Recordings were made by BBC producers of people sharing an intimate conversation, lasting up to an hour and on a topic of the speakers' choice.

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    Photograph of participants

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