Families come in all forms

This is an interview with an adopted child and their adoptive mother about how the adoption has affected their lives.

Kenneth Sharrock and Leslie Kaplan

One Small Step partners Kenneth Sharrock (60) and Leslie Kaplan (56) talk about religion, ancestry, and the guiding influences of their political beliefs.

The Path to a True Family

After a finialized adoption at age five, I have never known a life without my adoptive family. This interview just gave some insight on how my family came to be what it is today.

Interview with Mom

I interviewed my mother about her childhood, current life, and hopes for the future.

Ava & Andrew 05/04/2024

Friends Ava (20) and Andrew (20) discuss their childhood memories, hopes for the future, and adoption.

Interview with Leslie Berenfeld

I had an interview with my lovely mother on October 7, 2018. We discussed what it is like to be a parent, her favorite memories of me, and more. We discussed snippets of her childhood and other parts of her...


Well we talked about her growing up. Also the people that influenced here life from a younge age

Andy Weenig and Mark Houser

One Small Step conversation partners Andy Weenig (46) and Mark Houser (70) talk about their families, their faith and how both influence their sense of social justice.

Craig Robitaille life

Craig grew up in Chicago, learning from life from a dad who served in the Korean War and he lived in a generation through the Vitenam war. We aslso discussed the adoption process of his children and the stereotyping of...

Learning Nana: An Afternoon With Diane Walker

A Nana tells her grandson what it was like growing up in the country and city during the Second World War, being Black in segregated America, and other challenges she faced later in life.

Lucy Persons and Alex Persons interview
November 30, 2021 App Interview

My dad and I talked about his experience with adoption

Interview with Milly Torres

My interview with my mother, Milly Torres, consists of a description of her life from her childhood to the present. There was much said about the difficulties in her life and how that led her to her beliefs and to...

Julie Box and Rachel Morris talk about how having an adopted member in her family has affected her and the family as a whole.

This interview was conducted face to face, and it follows a series of questions concerning Julie's opinions on how the adoption in her family affected her and her family as a whole. She answers questions about her relationship with the...

Michaela Traill

I interviewed my brothers girlfriend Nicole today and had some good laughs while learning about her life.

Ming Triulzi talks to her mother Peggy Jane Triulzi about her experiences as a parent

My name is Ming Triulzi, I was born in Fuling China and I was adopted when I was 7 1/2 months old. This interview was recorded in the Triulzi home on January 7 of 2018 in Felton California. Ming Triulzi,...