The struggles and triumphs of migrating to a new country

A story about the struggles of being an immigrant in the United States. In this story we talk about what it is like to be an immigrant and succeed.

“I Just Wanted to Be Happy and Have a Family of My Own”

Emma Lynch(16) interviews her mom, Ella(57) about her childhood and current life. This interview was recorded on Thanksgiving, November 26, 2020 in Ella’s bedroom in Egg Harbor Township, New Jersey. They talk about religion, moving from the city to the...

Ellie Savino learns more about her grandparents lives

Ellie Savino interviews her grandparents, Bill and Connie Smith. Ellie is recording from Egg Harbor Township, New Jersey and Bill and Connie are recording from Lakeland Florida. Ellie asks them many questions that she has always been curious about, such...

It was a relief to find out what was going on

Johanna Wentzell interviews her mom, Lisa Wentzell on November 28, 2020.Johanna Wentzell is a junior at Egg Harbor Township High School. They conducted the interview in her moms bedroom in Egg Harbor Township New Jersey for the Great Thanksgiving Listen....

“I am as American as I am Pakistani”

On November 29th, 2020, Rehmat Arbab, age 16, interviewed her Pakistani immigrant mother on her experiences growing up in America. She mentions her life moving from Pakistan, to Florida, and then to New Jersey. She also reminisces stories of her...

My Mom and I

i interviewed my mother for the Great Thanksgiving Listen. i asked her about what is she thankful for and told her beliefs.

Great Thanksgiving listen 2020

Ty Rosas learns of his mother’s life, ideals, and views. From her childhood to the present, Ty learns of it all. Topics include the era of no cell phones, immigration from Ireland, and the corona virus. Learning about a teacher’s...

“I would say being a mother is probably my biggest accomplishment”

In this interview, recorded on December 2019 in Omaha, Nebraska, Haley Reinhard (16) interviews her sister Kristina Reinhard (30) about her journey through the Military and new motherhood. She shares stories about basic training, tech school, and how she didn’t...

"I like to learn things, no matter how old I get"

In this interview, Madison Hannan, a student at Egg Harbor Township High School, interviews her grandma, Della Hannan(Nana). Nana shares stories of fun times in her childhood. She talks about playing out in the yard with her seven siblings and...

Determination is Key to Success

Kate Canela, a junior at Egg Harbor Township High School, interviews her mother, Lissette Rodriguez about her childhood in Dominican Republic and her biggest influences in life. She recalls having a happy childhood, despite having lost her father at a...

Leilani Moreno interviews her mother Yared Solano about her life growing up

In this interview, conducted in December 2019 in Egg Harbor Township, New Jersey, Leilani Moreno (16) interviews her mother Yared Solano (44) about her childhood and how she reflects upon it now as an adult. Mrs. Solano shares stories about...

“Everything Can Be Possible”

Natasha Iqbal, student of Egg Harbor Township High School, interviews her mother, Rosanna Iqbal, about her life. They talk about her childhood, how immigrating to America was, and motherhood. Rosanna Iqbal is an American citizen and a citizen of Dominican...

My long lasting friendship with Adan

This story is about my close friend and I revisiting our childhood. In the story, Adan retells the most memorable scenes from our childhood and how he became the friend that I know today. Through his experiences, he was able...

Julia Duong interviews Quoc Duong for the Great Thanksgiving Listen, 2019

In this recording between my father and I, we talked about his childhood and his experiences of coming to the United States. He talked about his difficultly of living in United States with an American family. Later on, he talked...

“Work Hard and Follow Your Dreams”

In this interview, conducted in November 2018 in Egg Harbor Township, New Jersey, Marissa Feldman (17) interviews her grandmother Theresa Feldman (81) about what her life was like growing up, what school was like for her and touched a little...

“I Don’t Worry About Little Things”

In this interview, conducted in November 2018 in Egg Harbor Township, New Jersey, Cecilia Munoz (16) interviews her past teacher history teacher, Ralph Bernard (65) about the events that shaped him into the influential person he is today. Mr. Bernard...

Test Interview 2018

Troy Corrington does a test recording for the Great Thanksgiving listen 2018

Samantha Vogt’s Test Interview for the Great Thanksgiving Listen, 2018

In this recording Samantha Vogt, at EHT High School in EHT New Jersey, records a practice audio file for the 2018 pilot of the Great Thanksgiving Listen. Samantha is in 11th grade and is studying Honors English III.

Annika Luz’s Test Interview for the Great Thanksgiving Listen, 2018

In this test recording, Annika Luz, a student at Egg Harbor Township High School in Egg Harbor Township, New Jersey records a practice audio file for the 2018 pilot of the Great Thanksgiving Listen. Annika Luz is in eleventh grade...

Colton Thomas’ Test Interview for the Great Thanksgiving Listen, 2018

In this test recording, Colton Thomas a student at Egg Harbor Township High School in EHT, New Jersey records a practice audio file for the 2018 Great Thanksgiving Listen.

Mia Puerto’s Test Interview for the Great Thanksgiving Listen,2018

In this test recording Mia Puerto at EHTHS in EHT, NJ records a practice audio rule for the 2018 pilot of the Great Thanksgiving Listen. Mia Puerto is in grade 11 and is studying English

Cecilia Munoz’s Test Interview for the Great Thanksgiving Listen, 2018

In this test recording, Cecilia Munoz at Egg Harbor Township High School in Egg Harbor Township, New Jersey, records a practice audio file for the 2018 pilot of the Great Thanksgiving Listen. Cecilia is in grade 10 and is studying...

Great Thanksgiving Listen

In this test recording, Ian Bernal, a student at EHT High School in Egg Harbor Township, NJ, records a practice audio for the 2018 Great Thanksgiving Listen

Alia Yannone’s Test Interview for the Great Thanksgiving Listen, 2018

In this test recording, Alia Yannone at Egg Harbor Township High School in Egg Harbor Township, New Jersey records a practice audio file for the 2018 pilot of the Great Thanksgiving Listen. Alia Yannone is in grade 11 and is...