onBeing is a video project I made while I worked at The Washington Post. It's based on the simple notion that we should all get to know one another a little better. You'll find video portraits that introduce you to the musings, passions and quirks of all sorts of people. Every week I interviewed and put a spotlight on one new person and the onBeing community grew. I hope you enjoy meeting these folks and thanks for stopping by! -- Jenn

onBeing: Gladys

I ran into Gladys on some steps outside a barbershop in Washington, D.C. I had never met her before, but something compelled me to introduce myself and ask her if she'd be willing to come in for an interview. Knowing little about each other, we agreed to meet soon. When we sat down for our talk, I was unaware that she had been witness to the historic "I Have a Dream Speech" that Dr. King delivered that summer day in 1963. What a find.