StoryCorps Interview With Dad

My dad talked about his life in America the present and reflected his journey from Vietnam.

Josh Higginson interviewing his grandma and grandpa

I interview mostly my grandpa with help from my mom and grandma. We talk about where he grew up, his time in the air Force, meeting my grandma, and moving to America.

Cold War Army-Brat, Captain John Norris, and his "Forrest Gump life."

An interview with my dad, John Norris, speaking to my 11th grade High School History students at San Dieguito High School Academy in Encinitas, California in May 2018. My students had prepared questions after studying about the Cold War era...

Revealing Truths, One Story at a Time

This interview took place in Thornton, CO on May 19th, 2019. In this interview I ask my 70 year old grandpa questions about his life in Denver, Colorado, where he grew up. We go in depth about his experience in...

The Vietnam war from my grandfathers view

My interview was over FaceTime I asked my grandpa about his experience in the Vietnam war he talked about how it affected his life going into it and after it he said that it didn’t have much of a big...

Interview with my mother, Eileen Mach

An interview with my mother, who was born and raised in Vietnam up until the age of 24. Almost two decades after the Vietnam War, she and her family were finally able to move to the the United States. She...

Father’s Journey
December 5, 2017 App Interview

A short version of my dad’s journey here.

Vietnam War (with Larry Scalia and Valerie Ihara)

Larry Scalia grew up in Illinois, but later moved to Laguna in California. In between those times, Larry had dreams of becoming a veteranarian and also was an avid horseman. He had 3 horses, “quarter horses”, but never really took...

Journey from Vietnam to America

My mom, Kim Henderson, escaped Vietnam at the young age of 21. She went through dangerous situations in order to become the successful women I know and love.

The Great Thanksgiving Listen Podcast
November 27, 2017 App Interview

My dad talks about his life and struggles before and during the Vietnam War up to his escape and adjustment to life here in the US… plus how he met and eventually married my mom. Stories of tense sail-boating trips,...