Korean Adoption Exodus

The story of Matthew Fischer growing up as a Korean adoptee in America

Pat Meuli Wright & Owen Wright

"And he did have beautiful auburn hair" Recorded in December 2017: Granddaughter Aislinn (25) asks her grandparents, Pat and Owen Wright (both 84), about their decision to adopt five children between the 1960-70s.

Oral History

This interview gives insight into what life was like for my mom as a child and our family history up to the present. Also, mentioning life lessons and historical tragedy.

Cody and Kyle’s Wild Adventure

Fun time between two guys being bros and dudes plus one special suprise guest

Interview with my Dad

I interviewed the only father I knew. He took my mother and uncles in and even decided to adopt my brother and I.

Me and Mom and the story of Kay

Mom and I discuss the daughter she gave up for adoption and the reunion 56 years later.

Grandma’s Life in 40ish Minutes – Kathleen & Noa Stoll

In this interview, conducted in November 2018 in Oregon, Noa Stoll (16) interviews her grandma Kathleen Stoll (79) about her childhood, life as a mother, and other in depth details about her life. Kathleen shares stories about her husband, children,...

Mom life story

Janis brown is a 47 year old women who is strong and tough, who went through bad moments in her life that most people could not relate to. The stuff that she had to face help her be the person...

StoryCorps Adoption

This is a StoryCorps assignment focused on obstacles to adoption. Other focuses include biological , adoptive relationships, as well as how she affects the adoption after it’s done.

The truth about the foster care system from a disability standpoint

In and out of the foster care system her whole life Shay defeats the odds or beats the odds. In fact her goal is to make a difference from a disability standpoint in the foster care system

The Miracle of Adoption

Before their two children, Luc Bourassa’s soon to be parents had to think of other ways to have the family they wanted. In November of 2017, 15 year-old Luc Bourassa interviewed his father, Louis Bourassa, to learn how he and...

Kadin Medrano interviews Greta Medrano Lario period 1

Greta Medrano speaks of her childhood and how her life was completely normal growing up even while being adopted. She says how great fun she was that her biological mother gave her up for adoption because she loves her parents...

Finding a Family

A daughter asks her mom about what it was like to go from being an adopted only child to finding her biological family later in life.

Nick Van Zandt interview with his Grandma Bonnie Mills

I interviewed my grandmother who lives in Pennsylvania. She worked as a developmental specialist with special needs babies and toddlers. She gave some life lesson regarding religion and wanting to be remembered as a honest and giving person. I learned...

Modern day independence #Raser

This is the story of my sister‘s life. How does traveling affect your family relationship and which place do you call home when you life everywhere.

Jean Hough discusses her life

Jean Hough (along with grandson Yeager Held) goes into depth on her life and family members and how she ended up in Broadus.

My Mom’s Story from North Dakota to Memphis

I interview my mom about her childhood growing up in North Dakota and experience moving to Memphis. She gives her perspective from working internationally at FedEx to being a cellist and my mother.

Rebekah Hixon and Adoption

I was able to interview Rebekah Hixon on family, adoption, and how that has impacted her life.

Truths In Our Stories

On May 20th, 2019 Emma Law interviews her mother, Dawn law, in Superior Colorado asking about her life experiences from the late 1900s into the 2000s. Dawn describes growing up in a mostly white neighborhood in Canandaigua, New York. She...