Before It’s Gone.

As her mind becomes less reliable, some of my mom’s favorite stories from her time growing up in Utah and going to Germany when dad was in the army.

My favorite person

I asked my grandma a multitude of questions and she told me about her life growing up, her regrets and everything in between

11/26/18 – Interview with Dad

There was the mention of the importance of education, life lessons, professional satisfaction and growth, stories of moving between countries (and the courage in doing so), retold WWII anecdotes, globalization, and some dating advice.

The Great Thanksgiving Listen

I interviewed my father and we talked about his early childhood in Germany, his education, career, his travels through the world, and the places he lived in. I chose to interview my dad because I find his story very interesting.

Sophia Stephen and her grandfather Larry Pirkle discuss his time spent in the Army Reserve and his family heritage

In this interview, which takes place over Thanksgiving break, I interview my grandfather Larry Pirkle about various components of his life. Mr. Pirkle discusses his youth, and growing up in Hueytown, Alabama. After this, he reminisces about his decision to...