The Great Listen with my grandmother, Cece in Alexander City, Alabama

My grandmother, Carolyn Edge (80), and I, Katherine Morrison (16), talk about her childhood, lessons she has learned, and historical periods she has lived through. She talks about her experience with her father being in the war for 4 years...

Mom was a Jehovah’s Witness

My mother encountered a lot of issues as a Jehovah’s Witness. Here she is recounting it

Journey of a Pastor

How Brother Tom Rhodes’s calling led him into pastoral ministry and his experiences as a pastor.

UHP- Brittany

Two best friends talk about spirituality and religion

What were you like as a child?

In this interview, conducted in November 2018 over the phone, Caleb Santiago interviews his grandmother Carmen A. Santiago about her life. Mrs. Santiago shares stories about her family and how they were a blessing to her. She also talks about...


During this interview we talked about her life. Her overall outlook on life, her ups and downs, and her memories.

From Park Ranger to Priesthood: Paulist Fr. Gilbert Martinez

In this interview with Emanuele Sesta, Paulist Fr. Gilbert Martinez discusses his life, vocation story and ministry. At the time of this interview, Fr. Gil was the pastor of the Church of St. Paul the Apostle in New York City....

Interviewing my grandpa who works with special needs kids

I (13) interview my grandpa (73) about his journey with special needs kids and his advice for our generation. We talk about his childhood and what he liked to do as a kid. We also discussed what he liked about...

UMD Activation Academy Storytelling

Samantha is a sorority member who grew up in a church and is passionate about Women’s Health.

Mary Meloy-Lara and Miriam Lara

Miriam Lara (32) interviews her mother, Mary Meloy-Lara (69), as Mary advances in the stages of Alzheimer's disease. Mary talks about her parents, how she eventually moved to Mexico, reminisces about her children when they were younger, commemorates their accomplishments,...

Carolyn Suba and Mike Suba

Carolyn Suba (81) talks to her son, Mike Suba Jr. (62), about her memories of her parents and her grandparents, her independent travels both in and out of the country, and being in the largest graduating high school class in...

Ray's Many Lives

Paul interviewed his father-in-law, Ray, about his many lives (farmer, seminarian, soldier, teacher, volunteer) and the energy he devotes to each endeavor.

Cindy Nguyen and her math teacher, Ms. Black, talk about growing up in New York and her life.

In this interview, conducted in November 2017 in Chantilly, VA, Cindy Nguyen interviews Ms. Black about her childhood and life. Ms. Black shares her stories on how New York and changes, like a sudden adventure in the military, has made...

Scott Hill and Robert Richard
July 31, 2020 OSS Hub

One Small Step conversation partners Scott Hill (59) and Robert "Bob" Richard (67) discuss their relationships to religion and how working in the church has informed their political beliefs.

Cherry Jaymes and Shai Jones

Cherry Jaymes (21) and her sibling, Shai L. James (23), talk about the intersection of Blackness and queerness, being true to themselves, and their gender identity journeys.

Reflecting on the past 96 years.

This is an interview with my Grandma, Yolanda Costa, on her 96th birthday. She grew up in Greenpoint, New York. She was one of 11 children in a large Catholic family. She was married to her husband, Joseph Costa for...

A Journey Back in Time Part: 1

Life lessons he learned when he was working and a child. His life working and stories about people he worked with.

Emily Wenger talks to Haley Warner about her life then and now.

In this interview, recorded on November 26, 2018, Emily Wenger and Haley Warner talk about Haley’s life then and now. During this interview Emily questions her youth pastor about many things. These include, her life as a child, her biggest...

Interview with 85 year old Ann Gibbons

Story about her life in South Philly and growing up in a supportive, loving household

Story corps project

This is my story corps interview with my pastor Kevin who is one of the few openly gay pastors in Chicago and was ordained as the first openly gay pastor in his church in Oklahoma

College Boy Fisherman

Byron spoke about his transition from the mainland to the seashore and the opportunity to be a fisherman.

Bess Robinson Alpaugh: A Legacy

My grandmother answers various questions regarding her childhood in Montana, the grief of losing her husband, and raising six children all in her own.