“My legacy is giving other people legacies.” In the video, Carla talks about the impact of her artistic work as part of her legacy. She also notes that the permanent nature of tintypes enables them to serve as lasting legacies for the people she photographs. If you think of legacy as some aspect of your life that people will remember you for, what comes to mind?
If you wish, take this further by walking through your physical space, such as your home or office, and selecting an object that you think might represent your legacy. What message would this object offer about your life?
As you consider legacy in regards to your life’s impact, how might exploring legacy with others be useful in some difficult conversations?