Mina Dillard-Gits’ takes on literature and her suggestions of books for high school students.

My mother and I discussed various pieces of literature that she enjoyed throughout her life. She also made some recommendations for high school graduates on what books to read.

Immigrating to the United States

Rosa Ortega describes her experience immigrating to the United States. One of her main reasons to move to the United States was for the low-income situation in Mexico. She describes her difficulties when she first comes to the United States,...

Interview with my dad (Greg Higgins)

Discussed pushing through adversity in life and who to rely on

Book Talk: Ian Drury & Allegra Dugan discuss literature, benefits of reading, and timeless novels.

Drury and Dugan discuss the challenges of finding one’s path in the world, blooming in the face of darkness, and influencial people and events. Also mentioning various books that have stuck with them and hopes for the future.

“The asthma doesn’t scare me anymore.”

With any adversity you have to learn to adjust and adapt. It requires mental fortitude.

Interview with an Immigrant Child

From the context of the interview I had with Leslie, a child of undocumented immigrants, I have become more aware of the challenges faced by such children. A recurring theme I noticed from the answers to my questions regarding their...

Joy

I weave my life into the greater story of 1934 to the present, the Great Depression, rural America, the child games we played, while man I would marry fire bombed Tokyo,the second world war, repression of the 1950s,west coast jitters...

Interview with my Grandma: The Early-Life Crisis

In this interview you will find me interviewing my grandmother about her early life and how she dealt with the struggles that followed. Such includes the communist party taking over her country, her immigration to America, and much more. Listen...