In this word cloud, the larger and darker words represent the ideas, topics, and words that repeated most often in the Alaska interviews.  In the coming days, we'll delve more deeply into the most common themes, so check back soon.

Keep Going: Words surrounding the ideas of hope, perseverance, and thoughts about the future

My most sincere thanks to my amazing sister who has assumed the role of unofficial and very unpaid project intern: Erika Gavenus.  She is undertaking the qualitative data analysis for the project, and assisting in a myriad of other ways.  In the words of our high school math teacher, Mr. Akers, she is hard at work "color-coding for your viewing pleasure and understanding."  She used to create these word clouds.