When I listened to Arianna Huffington's voice, something shifted inside. There she was on the stage, powerfully joking about her journey with her accent during her opening speech for the University of Santa Monica's Class 2015. She shared how she had tried to lose her accent for years. I immediately related to her story.
Nancy Hopkins-Davisson never really heard herself until she heard herself on television. The year was 1975, and Nancy -- then just Hopkins, a high-school student born and raised on the island of North Haven -- was one of three young people interviewed for a Maine Public Broadcasting documentary about island life.
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