Oral history interview with Illinois State University alumnus Kristy DeWall, Class of 2001, 2003, and 2007. The interview was conducted on July 8, 2022, by Heather Paraday, at the time an undergraduate student at Illinois State University. She discusses how growing up in foster care led her to pursue a college education, serving in the Air National Guard under the Don't Ask, Don't Tell policy, her involvement with ISU Pride and Student Government Association, and ISU personnel who impacted her experience in positive ways.
DeWall, Kristy, "Interview with Kristy DeWall, Class of 2001, 2003, and 2007" (2001). Alumni Oral Histories. 41.
The transcript of this interview has been lightly edited in service of readability and to reflect the interviewee’s intentions.