Parveen Shah, grandma, explains her life as a child before moving to the United States and immigrating there.

In this interview conducted in November 2017 in Flemington, New Jersey Leah Shah interviews her grandma Parveen Shah about her childhood in Pakistan and immigrating to the United States. She shares stories about her education and school life as well...

“Searching for a better life”

“It was a dream come true”. On December 9, 2017 in Chula Vista, California in the United States of America, Luisa Frias interviewed her Dad, Alfonso Frias, about his journey from Mexico City to California.

Ashleigh McKinney and her mother Tanya McKinney talk about Tanya’s American Dream in relation to her coming of age.

In this interview, conducted on November 2018 in Cleveland, Mississippi, Ashleigh McKinney (15) interviews her mother Tanya McKinney (50) about her American Dream. Tanya shares stories about her coming back of age. They laugh at her experiences. At the end...

“I worked my entire life for my kids”

Elvira talks about her young life and how she grew up. She also talks about her family and how she managed to be a single mother. I learned a lot about her hobbies and what she wants to do with...

Blind in the badlands

My grandpa had a dream that he suddenly goes blind on a 1 foot wide ledge that was a 1000 foot drop on either side

An Outsider in a Foreign Country

During the 1980’s in Seoul, South Korea, parents were determined to send their children to best universities to succeed and have a prosperous life ahead of them. Most kids were usually under the control of their parents and obeyed what...

Music Education and Performance

Interviewing a former student of McNally Smith College before it closed abruptly. The impact of college and influence of music are discussed as well as the connections and relationships related to college/music life.

Life Goal

The date of interview is November 24th and recorded at interviewer’s house. The interviewee is Liuqun Dai, who is the interviewer’s mother. The interview is a story about Liuqun Dai’s life goal and dream.

Muted by Despair but Unloyal to Illusions

Fredrick Mitchell was born into a time of gray mists and steady rain. At the age of 5 living in Biloxi Mississippi, things started to get seized from him. First the rights of school were taken from him, then his...

The Growth Story In High School

This interview is talking about my sister, Gloria’s growth story in high school. She immigrated to America from China in 2016. America was totally a new place for her, and the time period of high school developed and shaped her...

Dreaming of America

He immigrated to America several times before being able to live here permanently. He is now able to tell his story and how it all affected his life tremendously.

My interview with my English teacher, by Seungjun

I talked about his childhood and then the about his job that he wants to do when he becomes adult. Also I talked about his hobby and his hobby was to read book.

Closing into the Unknown Secrets of my Grandmother

In this interview, conducted on November 30th, 2019 in Valley Village, California, David Lee (이한빈) interviews his maternal grandmother Sang-shim Kim (김상심, ≈70), encompassing a variety of topics. She talks about her childhood, school, dream, marriage, daughter (David’s mother). She...