We often get to record jobs we really enjoy, that make us very happy for many reasons. But every once in a while, we get to record something really meaningful, and it makes all the journey so worth it!

This week-end I recorded several voices for the Ellis Island museum Tour and the Statue of Liberty tour.

When I went to New York a few years ago, this was the highlight of the trip. I never imagined the flow of emotions that could develop in me while on the ferry to the islands, watching Manhattan fade away.
Walking to the Statue, The Symbol of freedom, of the American dream, I wanted to cry.
Knowing that my voice is going to be playing there every day suddenly gives sense to my whole career.
I know it's silly, it's just a job, but somehow it's not just a job.

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Comment by Claire Dodin on November 19, 2008 at 11:03am
Hi Steph,
I don't know when the recording will be available, but there's a good chance it'll be there next month. You'll have to get the French version though! :-)
Comment by Stephanie Ciccarelli on November 19, 2008 at 10:34am
Dear Claire,

Beautifully written and most surely beautifully narrated! I'll be in Manhattan next month and that is one of my stops. Will I be able to hear your voice by then on the tour?

Best wishes,

Comment by ilene russell on November 18, 2008 at 6:50pm
What a joyous experience Claire. Thanks so much for sharing it with us...means alot! And Ed, you too..but I already knew you were a sweetheart! :-) xoxo to all.
Comment by Mandy Nelson on November 18, 2008 at 12:38pm
Claire, thank you for sharing this story. Most have us have probably had this happen though less frequently than would be nice. And Ed, you gave me goosebumps.
Comment by Claire Dodin on November 18, 2008 at 11:54am
Wonderful story Ed! :-)
Comment by S. Michael Leier on November 18, 2008 at 8:13am
Sounds like you not only got a sense of historty, but a feeling of involvement in history. It can be a powerful moment indeed. Way to go!.

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