Living in Late and post war Europe and immigrating to the U.S.

This is the story of how life was for her and her family during late and post World War Two.

9,641 km, 2 continents, 1 lifetime, 0 defeats.

Growing up before WWII and falling in love were the easiest parts of Vera’s life, but she encountered more hurdles along her way. On November 21, 2017, in Los Angeles, CA, Vera Volfson shares her story with her great-granddaughter Dara...

Andris Bibelnieks talk about his childhood growing up in Latvia.

In this interview, conducted in 2017 in Greenville, SC, Mitchell Esbenshade interviews Andris Bibelneiks about his experiences growing up. Mr. Bibelneiks shares what it was like being forced to move out of Latvia, and to Germany. He also talks about...

Interview with grandpa, Leo.

We talked about what his life was like living in two different countries. We also talked about his family.

Dylan Caine (16) Asks His Mother, Shelly Pesick-Caine (56), About Her Detroit Youth, Jewish Ancestry, and Worldview

In this interview, conducted on Thanksgiving, 2015 in a suburb of Cleveland, Dylan Caine (16) asks his mother, Shelly Pesick-Caine (56), about her quintessentially American upbringing in the suburbs of Detroit. Born into a caring and hardworking family of six,...