A Mom Describes the Whirlwind of Immigrant Life
December 18, 2019 App Interview

A 17-year-old son interviews his mother about her life experiences growing up and how she ended up where she is now, in Irvine, California.

Todd and Diane Kennedy, Cancer Journey

Todd Kennedy, a City of Hope cancer patient and his wife of 30 years, Diane, have lived in Orange County for 21 years. They share their cancer journey and why they are so thrilled that City of Hope is expanding...

Always look at the bright side of life

Mike and Supha talking about growing up in different countries, how they met and where Mike’s career taken them

Tuan Cao STORY Interview

On April 30, 1975, the Vietnam War ended with the nation falling to communism. In this interview, Tuan Cao recounts his experiences living Communist Vietnam and his escape to the United States.

My Grandfather

My grandfather tells us about is life. #venadomiddleschool

Dad’s Life: Past to Present

My dad talks about his childhood experienced, his life immigrating from the Philippines to the United States, his greatest influence in life, and his advice to future generations.

The Story of a Vanishing Culture

My mother and I talk about her childhood growing up as a Hmong individual that immigrated from Laos. We talk about Hmong culture and what it means to us and the relevance of Hmong today.

Defining Moments

The Rees Family reflecting on defining moments that have changed their lives and inspired them to make a difference in the lives of others.

Michael’s story

We talked about Michael’s important memories and the lessons and wisdom he has gained from those. We also talked about the influential people in his lives and how they helped shaped who he is today.

My Mom’s Life during School

As I interviewed my mom, I learned that her experience of school was different from my experience of school. Unlike me, she studied very hard to go to college and she had a well-known nickname. It was also very interesting...

A Story of Your Life

We talked about the people who have influenced him and the events and things that are important to him.

Life with type 1 diabetes times 2

Husband and wife team talk about their son’s diagnosis with type one diabetes, how it changed their family and work life. Then discuss the surprise diagnosis of the husband years after his son got type 1.

Seasonal Changes of Life

Two journalism students talking about growing up, first loves and heartbreaks, and future hopes.

Father Daughter talk music and dare I say “The Nasty’s”

From El Salvador to NYU to “God”? Listen to how the love of music bounded us from now to our next generation.

Portola High School – Principal John Pehrson and sophomore Saachi Pavani

Mr. Pehrson, Principal of Portola High School in Irvine, CA, speaks with sophomore Saachi Pavani about his journey to becoming the principal of a new state of the art high school. The conversation highlights how the staff helps students feel...