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...

A quarter to play
December 10, 2019 App Interview

How does an entrepreneurial kid make money from video games in the 80s? From Pac-Man to Galaga to Mario Bros, Camilo Echavarria tells his stories of playing video games in the 80s in an interview conducted by his son Gabe...

Where Have all my Good Men Gone?

“You never know when it’s going to be the last time you see somebody, life is so uncertain” In this interview, we hear Mighty Behrendt interviewing her grandmother, Sharon Hemmer Ruotola in Las Vegas, Nevada on November 28th,2019. Sharon was...

Morals behind the Memories

“The Germans shot my father, shot my sister, she was twelve years old.” On November 28, 2019 in Studio City, California, Andrew Yotnegparian sat down with his grandfather, Maurice Yotnegparian, to learn about the struggles he faced in his life...

Addicted to Starving

“This is just another story, it’s not a story about a weirdo”. On December 1, 2019, Lane Bynum interviewed her mother, Marti Noxon, about her struggles with eating disorders, and the process of turning her experiences into a movie. At...

Being a performer stuck in the army

It was a time in my life when I wasn’t sure where I was going and I needed 4 or 5 years to work that out, and that was a really cool time to do it (the army) On December...

How Life can Change, But Still Br Amazing

We will never know what life was like before our time, but we can be given ideas. My name is Sierra Johnson, I’m fifteen, and I live in Los Angeles, California. I interviewed my grandmother, Loretta Scherer on what her...

The Key to Corprate Success

“It’s not about the hardships we’re faced with, but it’s how we get over them.” On January 8th 2019 in Los Angeles, California, Oliver Pozil sat down with his father, Bennett Pozil to find out what the key to success...

Reflecting on the Past

People reflect on their lives often, however, there are always certain memories that are difficult to relive. On January 8th in her home in Los Angeles, Lucrezia Pignatelli met with her nanny, Mahesh Krishan, aged 46, to discuss his life...

From Hurt To Healed

“After every air raid we would have to count heads to make sure everyone was okay”. On January 1, 2019, 14 year-old Taylor Huie interviewed her grandmother, Sylvia Huie, about her experience escaping the Japanese-Chinese War in the 1930s when...

The American Dream

At the age of seven, Jesse Marino and his family came to America to seek asylum from communism in Cuba. On December 22nd in Toluca Lake, Mia Phillips sat down with her family friend, Jesse Marino(58 years old), to learn...

The Korean War Through the Eyes of a Soldier

Formal First class Sergeant of the 5th Regimental Combat Team of the U.S Infantry Bill Parker (85) describes his 13 month deployment in Korea during the Korean War (1950- 1953). When Sergeant Parker was interview by his grandson, Andrew Goetz...

Interviewing Grandma

A story of growing up in the 1940s. Dani Miller,age 14, interviews her grandma, Joyce Quinn in Los Angles,CA. You will learn about her religion, careers, teachers, family members and hobbies through this interview. You will also hear about her...

where my dad started

my name is annie moyer and i interviewed my dad, peter moyer. this interview took place at my house, in valley village. i am fifteen years old. my dad’s boss paid for a conference trip to los angeles that changed...

Never wanna leave

Ellie Phillips and Pam Phillips. Pam is my mom, I am 15 years old. Man-of-war can rarley kill humans but when attacked by a whole school it is more likely, my mom learned the hard way. The best part was...

Farm Life

The two people in the interview are Presley Panaro and Mary Jane Arrington, Mary Jane is Presley's grandmother. The interview took place at Mary Jane's House and Presley age is 14. Working on a farm is long, hard work but...