Very good article about how to put your personas to work!
„While Taré is a made-up character, the story isn’t. The UX team met many travelers in exactly this situation, having to scurry through a layover airport without time to get food. It was an easy story to craft out of the research […] The stories are different. The personas are not.“
This article is deeply related to this fantastic talk on scenarios by Kim Goodwin.: https://www.guerillagirl.de/2017/08/22/dont-design-for-silos-why-scenarios-and-storyboards-make-sense-in-ux/