Shirley "Star" Diaz & Chantel "Telly" meeting in Chicago at the Third Coast Festival in October 2008. She was awarded the TCF Silver for this piece "Growing Up in the System."
*Congratulations to Star! She had a baby last week We're going to try to catch up with her soon, so be sure to check back!*
Radio Rookie Shirley "Star" Diaz grew up in six different foster homes after her father murdered her mother. Separated from her six younger siblings, Diaz speaks with her older sister as she confronts the tragedy and tries to make sense of it all.
Producer(s): Shirley "Star" Diaz & Melissa Robbins
Licensor: Radio Rookies
Music: Imagine Me by Kirk Franklin (2005)