Profile Interview

We discussed my fathers life as a military child in India. We talked about all the positives and negatives about that life.

ARUNA PATIL – CHILDHOOD AND SCHOOLING IN INDIA

Aruna Patil (68) talks with her son, Akshay (39) about her parents, growing up in various cities (Mumbai, New Delhi, Wellington) in India, and attending medical school.

Ramesh Patil – Childhood and Schooling in India

Ramesh Patil (69) talks with his son, Akshay (39) about growing up in Jamshedpur, India and studying Electronics at IIT Kharagpur

Theo Deluhery and Liz Deluhery: adoption is beautiful

Theo Deluhery: 2020-11-09 19:16:28 Adoption is something that is shown in this interview of a mother and son that shows the journey of something that seemed impossible but was guided throughout by God.

John Friedrich interviews Bob Alpern, Part 3

John Friedrich (55) interviews Bob Alpern (92) about his anti-Vietnam War activism, including a meeting with then Secretary of State Dean Rusk, and protesting with Dick Gregory, Candice Bergen, Benjamin Spock, and Carl Hess. Bob talks about visiting India, where...

Life as an Indian-American

Ashira Monga (18) talks with friend, Nidhi Salian (18) about moving from India to America and growing up an Indian-American.

A Discussion with My Mother on her Childhood Memories Growing Up in India

Ankita Jagdeep (18) talks with her mother Meena Krishnan about her childhood in India and how it is different from that of the current generation. We discuss her experiences, the closeness of the village community, and the values back then...

Importance of community when you’re away from family

Deeksha Misri (18) talks to her aunt Deepti Qasba (56) about the importance of building and being a part of a community when you're away from your home country. They also talk about how staying connected to your community is...

Girish Haldipur: Family and Life of an Indian American

Neel Prabhu (18) interviews Girish Haldipur (76) about his life in the US. Beginning from his immigration to US to his family and the impact Covid-19 has had on him, he recounts his experiences and what he has learned.

Manal Vakil Interview Part 1

Manal Vakil, a childhood friend, talks about the identity crisis that comes with being the children of immigrants. She talks about how her life and the world has changed in the last few months, and what these changes mean for...

The Indian-American Dream

In this interview, I (19) spoke to my parents Deepak Mathur (55) and Shailja Mathur (51) about their childhood, journey to America, and life since then.

The Gulf War

The Gulf War resulted from Iraq’s attempted invasion and occupation of Kuwait on August 2, 1990. Iraqi President Saddam Hussein wanted to annex Kuwait for its rich oil reserves, for the debt Iraq owed to Kuwait, and merely to show...

The War Years

I interviewed Nani about the War Years, she talks about her birth in India as well as a few beautiful traveling stories. She touches on her faith and love for the coincidences which make us whole.

A walk through of Sonal Ramani's life up to where she is right now

In this interview, I talked to my mom about growing up in India, the difference in education, arranged marriages, life after children and her dreams.

Interview with My dad

Gaurav Kapur(45) talks with his son about values, coming to America and getting accustomed to a new place.

Per-6 StoryCorps interview

We talked about a lot of things but most importantly we talked about how she felt when she moved to a different country and choosing her career path.

Alisha's Interview with her Nani, Shobha Johri on 4/25/2020

I talked to my Nani and she told me about her struggles as a child with losing her father, brother and mother. She went with her siblings at the age of 18 to live with her uncle. Shortly after, she...

Alok's Interview with his Mom, Shashi Bina – Part II

Born as Bina Saxena in August 1943 in Lucknow and raised in a conservative joint household in Delhi and Lucknow, UP, India - she was the 2nd of four children of Ram Shanker and Prakash Saxena. She graduated high school...

Alok's Interview with his Aunt, Ranjana Sinha on 12/5/2017 – Part II

(2nd of two files) Born as Ranjana Saxena in May 1950 in Delhi and raised in a conservative joint household in Lucknow, UP, India - she was the youngest of four children of Ram Shanker and Prakash Saxena. She immigrated...

Alok's Interview with his Aunt, Ranjana Sinha on 12/5/2017 – Part I

Born as Ranjana Saxena in May 1950 in Delhi and raised in a conservative joint household in Lucknow, UP, India - she was the youngest of four children of Ram Shanker and Prakash Saxena. She immigrated to the United States...

Rags to Riches: My Father’s Story

Hello, this is an interview conducted by Shanvir Sandhu of his father Mack Sandhu. This interview took place on April 20th, 2020. In this interview Shanvir asks his dad how his life was growing up and other question that help...

Om’s ELA interview

I talked with my father about his young life growing up in India. He shared many experiences with me about his childhood and we had a great time talking to each other. From this interview, I learned a lot about...