Arizona Storytellers: Rachel Egboro
KJZZ partners with the Arizona Republic to bring you the Arizona Storytellers series. We record the live events and share them with you on the radio. In Phoenix, the storytellers sometimes share stories about our community or the life events that have shaped them in general. Megan Finnerty is the creator of the series.
Rachel Egboro grew up in Tempe. When she was in high school, she and her family participated in Operation Drive-By Blessing, a gift-giving holiday ministry at their local church.
Her neighborhood wasn’t the safest, but Egboro and her brother took the city bus and walked home from school every day. One day in March, Egboro went home alone and thought it was going to be like any other afternoon.
Rachel Egboro is the co-founder of The Storyline, a monthly storytelling event at Space55 in Phoenix.
You can hear more stories like this at our next night of live storytelling on May 11, 2015, at Gertrude’s at the Desert Botanical Garden in Phoenix.