Escaping from the Nazis

“My grandmother didn’t want to leave, and my mother, very bravely at age 24 went back to Prague and got her mother and her younger sister Mimi out of Prague with great difficulty… on the last train before Hitler marched...

“The Black Ocean”

In this interview, conducted in December 2018 in Santa Monica, California, Shana Duval (15) interviews her Dad David Duval (63) about the prejudice he experienced when he was trying to buy a house earlier in his life. He shares his...

If money were no object…

What would you want to do if you could choose to do whatever you wanted in the world without having to worry about money.

The Importance of Education

This interview discusses the importance of education in life, drawing examples from the experiences of Jon Moeller.

Misfortune and Loss

We discussed his childhood, as well as how my sister and I are similar to his childhood self. We also talked about how he dealt with losing his mom as a young adult.

A Twist on a Proposal

In November of 2018, 14 year old Isabella Orlando interviewed her mom, Mandana Orlando in Sherman Oaks, California. The stories all take place in Santa Monica in the 1990’s. Isabella asks about everything, from how she met and fell in...