Oral history interview with two anonymous subjects conducted by Chhaya Kolavalli in Overland Park, Kansas, on June 15, 2014. In this interview, two anonymous members (in the transcript of the interview, they are given the pseudonyms of "Rebecca" and "Mark") of a L’Arche intentional community in Overland Park, Kansas, describe life within community. They talk about the mission statement of L’Arche—which includes sharing life with adults with disabilities—and briefly outline the founding of the movement. This transcript includes a description of a typical day within this community, and a brief discussion of the difficulties they faced when trying to integrate into the broader Overland Park community. This interview was conducted for the Religion in Kansas Project as part of a summer fieldwork internship funded by the Friends of the Department of Religious Studies.
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