Past, Present, and Future
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Mary’s memories post-marriage

Mary Dillon (age 94) recalls marriage, motherhood, and the death of many loved ones in Troy, New York.

Angeline "Dolly" (Crocetto) Gagain

My 85-year-old grandmother Angeline “Dolly” (Crocetto) Gagain met her husband (my grandfather) Raymond John Gagain in Waterbury, Connecticut when they were 14 years old. They spent their entire lives together until my grandfather died in 1990. His death was a...

A Conversation With My Mom About Culture and Death

I have a quick discussion with my mom. We talk about her childhood and how that has influenced who she is today.

Brothers and Sisters

I interviewed my mother about her younger brother, who passed away last year. Despite her openness and expressive personality, she never actually spoke to me about how she felt about her brother after he had died a year prior. Wanting...

Martha Guillen talks to me about her childhood and the life lessons she’s learned along the way.

I spoke to my grandma about her life and about her growing up. She told me something that totally changes my way of seeing things. She told me that she dropped out of school when she was only 13 years...

Wagdy Zaki and His Unique Journey

In this interview conducted in November 26, 2017 in Bayonne, New Jersey, I Sarah Zaki (17) interview my brother about his childhood in Egypt, the birthplace for both of us! Wagdy shares his perspective on women in Egypt and the...

The most difficult time

This story was about my great-grandmother and her untimely illness.

How a Dad Influences His Son

Jorge Esparza, 19, talks about the biggest influence in his life, his dad. He talks about his struggles, his challenges, and how he became his biggest hero.

Great thanksgiving listen

We talked about my grandmothers life and all of the adversity and struggles that led to her making future decisions and how they have led to her successes.

Grandpa Interview

In this interview, conducted in Andover, MN, Trea Houska (14) interviews her grandpa, Bob Houska (84) about his life growing up in a small town in northern Minnesota. Bob talks about his favorite hobbies as a child during the Great...

Esther Boggs tells about growing up during the Great Depression
November 29, 2017 App Interview

In this interview, conducted in November, 2017 in Birmingham, Alabama, Mary Katharine Smyth (17) interviews her great grandmother, Esther Boggs. Esther talks about growing up during the Great Depression. She explains how her mother’s untimely death effected her family. She...

FREIND DRAMA. (sad)

My best friend is Olivia I have other friends and she does to i am cool with that. Or am i

Sudden Cardiac Death

Katherine Tuttle shares her experience and recovery from sudden cardiac death.

Death, Dying, and Loss Interview #GSUDeathF19

Today, I interviewed my mother on her thoughts, views, and perspectives on death and dying. #GSUDeathF19

Death in the South #GSUDDLF19

We talk about how my friend, Harley, deals with death living in the South.

Great Grandma Her Memories

My great grandma tells me about her memories of her younger self, including some happy and sad ones. These are some of my favorite moments with her!

A Man in Brief

A girlfriend interviews her boyfriend about his deceased father, strict mother, and their own relationship.

Dadada Chat

Talk for future generations from my dying grandfather, Dadada.

Mental Health

When I was 9, I wanted to work in the mental hospital. My grandma used to tell me stories about it all the time, so I asked my grandma a couple questions about it. I now think that working in...

Interview with Lynn Edmunds

We talked about her childhood memories growing up in northern California in the 70s. She discussed a funny childhood story, the loss of her best friend when she was eleven, the interesting farm life of her parents, and the jobs...