Father's Death Shaped My Friend to the Person She Is Now

Two close friends, since childhood, catch up on Thanksgiving break and discuss the great memories they had with each other. A junior from Egg Harbor Township High School, Katrina Cabinian, interviews her close friend, Maxene Modesto. The interview was conducted...

An Unexpected Outcome

In this interview, Kylee Johnson (16) at Egg Harbor Township High School in Egg Harbor Township New Jersey interviews Linda Peterson (69), her grandmother, on her life growing up, relationships, and her children today for the 2018 Great Thanksgiving Listen....

“With all the mistakes that were made in my family, I made it a point in my life to not pass it on to the next generation.”

An interview set up in a local library in New Jersey. A Junior in high school, Adelin Iseini, interviews his sixty-six year old football coach, Bill Sprouse, that is in charge of his high school team’s defense and strength and...

The Great Thanksgiving Listen

Hi my name is Brianna Bracey, and I am 16 years old. On November 28, 2017, I recorded my stepdad, Brian Sherr, in what my stepdad and I call “the Star Wars movie room” haha. Topics I discussed with him...

“Find your passions.”

In this interview, conducted in November 2018 in Egg Harbor Township, New Jersey, Evan Parker (16) interviews his grandmother Judy Fulton (70) about her childhood and her family. Judy shares stories of what her childhood was like, and what she...

Remembering Now

In this interview, conducted in November 2018 in Egg Harbor Township, NJ, Layla McIntosh (16) asks her mom, Jennifer McIntosh (43), about her life as a child and her struggles and what she gained. Layla learns that her mother was,...

A Brighter Tomorrow

For “The Great Thanksgiving Listen 2017” Jonathan Morales interviews his mother Nu Su about her struggles growing up poor in Vietnam, immigrating to America, and the struggles of being a parent. She recounts stories about a fellow refugee camp member,...

Your Past Doesn’t Define You

Symphony Pomales (16yrs) interviews her grandma Shirley Lopez (55yrs) on November 15, 2017 in Valrico, Florida. Mrs. Lopez tells about her life growing up in the urban city of Bronx, New York. She also tells of her struggles being a...

“Father’s Death Shaped My Friend to the Person She Is Now”

Two close friends, since childhood, catch up on Thanksgiving break and discuss the great memories they had with each other. A junior from Egg Harbor Township High School, Katrina Cabinian, interviews her close friend, Maxene Modesto. The interview was conducted...

I love you lola

Me and my 84 year old grand mother talk about how her life was during the war, how her and my grandfather met, and much more.

Dealing With Reality

Recorded on December 3,2017 in Egg Harbor Township, New Jersey.In this interview I took the time to interview my best friend’s father. In this interview I got to know more about him and his past, even my friend got to...

“Being a Parent is One of My Greatest Accomplishments”

In this interview conducted on November 25, 2018, Colton Thomas (16), interviews his father, Raymond Thomas (57). He discusses his childhood and what it was like growing up in Absecon and Sweetwater, New Jersey and what he wishes he would...

Back in the Day

For The Great Thanksgiving Listen 2019, Alex Naumchik, a junior, interviews his Grandmother, Gloria Vassallo. In this interview, Gloria talks about her childhood with her two siblings and the lives of her parents. She talks about the importance of religion...

"I came back to visit you specifically"

In this interview, conducted on November 26, 2019 in Egg Harbor Township, New Jersey, Al Ziegler interviews his teacher and mentor Matt Guenther(52) and Matt’s husband, Greg Ferree(51). The couple shares about fond college memories together, their friendship before they...

You Don’t Need To Be Smart

Nathan Ho (16) interviews his father, Wen Ho (45), in their living room in EHT, NJ. In this interview, Wen discuses his life growing up in Myanmar. Wen brushes up on his time at school, with his parents, and meeting...

Chicken Pox in Disney

In this interview, Garrett Shaner (16) interviews his mother Cathleen Shaner (48) in the house where Garrett grew up in Egg Harbor Township, NJ on November 23, 2018. Cathleen tells stories of her childhood living in Linwood New Jersey. She...

Hard work

I asked my mom questions about her childhood as she recalled her memories and responded with heartfelt answers. I interviewed her in her room at about 10pm on December 3.

A Stranger in America

The interview took place in Egg Harbor Township, New Jersey on December 3, 2017. I chose to interview my dad, Kenny Phung, 48, because he always leaves an impact on my life every single day. My parents are divorced and...

Hector Padilla interviews his grandfather, Fernando, as he talks about his past (Great Thanksgiving Listen).

I interviewed my grandfather on December 2, 2017. My mom was helping out to translate since my grandfather speaks Spanish. I asked him questions going from his older life in Baranquilla, Colombia to questions about his life in transition into...

“I always wanted a girl”

My Great Thanksgiving Listen interview was recorded on December 1, 2017 in Egg Harbor Township New Jersey. I spoke with my mom, Kateryna Bechtel, about the city life and growing up not speaking English. We also spoke of her career...

Interviewing my wonderful mother and discussing her past and where she is now.

In this interview, I Nadia Sarhan (17) interview my mother Deb Sarhan (50-ish) on December 3rd 2017. I speak with my mother about the important lessons various people have taught her in life. She explains her childhood and how that...

"Help people when you can"

For “The Great Thanksgiving Listen 2019”, Jacob Dembin, a student at Egg Harbor Township High School, interviews his grandparents, Gail and Gill Dembin at his house in Egg Harbor Township. Gail and Gill explain many of their achievements both personal...

My sister’s heart condition

On November 30, Arbid Chowdhury and his sister, Yaarit, talk about her fatal heart condition in their kitchen in Egg Harbor Township, New Jersey. They talk about her daily activities and friends at the hospital. They speak on being separated...

Wisdom and Love

Tracy Fouts(John Campbell’s friends mother) was interviewed in Egg Harbor Twp, NJ by John Campbell. Tracy talks about growing up, moving around,mistakes she made but explains how important they are to make up who Tracy is today. Tracy shows how...