Coming to America

“[Jamaica] became really dangerous.” When Roxanne Hoge was eleven years old, she and her family moved to America to escape from the political turmoil in Jamaica. Forty-three years later, on January 6, 2020, she told the story to her daughter,...

What Happened to Yoshi?

Jack Smith’s best friend was kidnapped by the government, and he never saw him again. On January 5, 2020, Ayden Lord interviewed her grandpa, Jack Smith, in Studio City about his best friend Yoshi who was taken to a Japanese...

Coming to America
January 22, 2020 App Interview

“Coming to America, and living a new life.” On January 2, 2020, Katarina Vayser, 14 years old, sat down with her father, Slava Vayser to interview him in Encino, California and learn about his immigration process. Slava Vayser immigrated from...

The Iranian Revolution of 1979, Through the Eyes of a Fleeing Immigrant

Pamela Shamshiri was nine years old when the Iranian Revolution began. Pamela and her mother and brother were in Los Angeles for Christmas when the revolution started. Her father went back to Iran, but the other three family members stayed...

“I was drafted into the US army at age 20”

“My tank was severely broken and instead of giving up, I became the cooking sergeant.” On January 6th, 2020 in Los Angeles, California, Caroline Rehder sat down with her grandfather, Greg Palmer, to hear his experiences from being drafted into...

Marriage is a Right

Have you ever wanted to hear what a gay man wants to change in gay rights? I am Julia Grane and I am 15 years old and I interviewed my Uncle Brett over the phone about him being gay and...

Living Before Modern Technology

People grow up in the modern world with all sorts of new and fancy technology, but how was it like for someone like my father Kevin Morgan who was in his teenager in the 70s and grew up before this...

A dream come true

Ever since she got her first part in a high school play, Bridget Wheelock wanted to be an actress. On January 5, 2020, Dylan Wheelock sat down with his mom, Bridget, to discuss her journey through life to land in...

Saving Lives, One GI Tract at a Time

Medicine is in my family’s blood. My name is Ethan Edelstein, I am 14 years old, and I interviewed Susan Edelstein, who is my mother. We recorded this interview in Beverly Hills, California. My mother is a pediatric gastroenterologist who...

A time for change

“It was a time when I felt free.” said Heidi Miller, during the first minute of the interview. On January 6th, 2020, Ella Miller interviewed her mother, Heidi Miller, about living in the 1990s and moving to Los Angeles after...