Miriam Pratt and Jean Soliz pose at their StoryCorps interview in Renton, Wash., on Jan. 22, 2019. They were neighbors when Miriam was a child, and they have stayed in contact since through letters, phone calls and visits.

Miriam Pratt and Jean Soliz pose at their StoryCorps interview in Renton, Wash., on Jan. 22, 2019. They were neighbors when Miriam was a child, and they have stayed in contact since through letters, phone calls and visits