Writer and bon vivant, Simon Doonan, sets out on a mission to fulfill a childhood desire; a secret finally catches up with a suburban housewife and mother; a college drop out finds himself in the unlikeliest of places and a young woman sets out to sabotage the wedding of the man she loves.
Photo by Sarah Stacke
A man recalls his parent’s wedding while planning his own.
Simon speaks with The Moth’s artistic director, Catherine Burns, in this web-exclusive full length interview.
Learn more about Simon’s work at his website, simondoonan.com.
Simon’s mother, Betty. Photo courtesy Simon Doonan.
Simon’s father, Terry. Photo courtesy Simon Doonan.
Simon and Jonathan after their marriage at San Francisco City Hall. Photo by Thor Swift Photography.
A woman keeps a secret from her husband and children for 32 years.
Marie Walsh, also known as Susan LeFevre, about six months after her escape.
Marie being interviewed in a San Diego jail, after being caught.
Marie’s friends, family and neighbors all showing support during her ordeal.
Marie and her family today. All photos courtesy Marie Walsh.
A young man gets a job driving for a Hollywood mogul.
Carlos’ business card.
A girl is an unenthusiastic participant in her father’s wedding.
Jill and her dad.
Trouble brewing at the wedding. Photos courtesy Jill Donnelly.