My “Nana”; A Journey of Hard Work

A story told by a grandpa about his up bringing and his perseverance to tackling the real world asked by his granddaughter. His passion for education and success reflects off of his aspirations and struggles.

Words of the wiser

I interviewed my mimi,Dawn who has MS. A Symptom that does not allow you to move your body without pain. I was grateful to spend time listening about her life and the challenges she faced. It was an amazing opportunity...

Learning about my fathers past

We talked about the struggles of moving to America and not knowing any English at the age of 12.

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Glenn Maclin and Edward Maclin

Edward "Ted" Maclin (51) interviews his father, Glenn M. Maclin (74), about his childhood memories growing up on a farm and his life and career as an adult, including working as an engineer for many years.

Mike Barido – U.S. Air Force

Interview with Mike Barido who served in the Air Force. (Part of Tyler Mansouri's Eagle Project)

"I didn't have a choice, so I chose the Marines"

John was drafted during the Vietnam War, he didn't have many choices but he did have one, and for him it was the US Marines!

An engineer describes his faith as progressing from cornerstones to curiosity to community.

Growing up the son and grandson of pastors, Mark chooses his own path in engineering, but never leaves God or his faith behind.

Interview with Dad.

Interview with dad about school, jrotc, and his job as an engineer.

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Emelie Gill and Alicia Gill

Emelie C. Gill (91), tells her daughter, Alicia (50), about growing up in Kansas City, meeting her husband Pat, working during WWII, and moving to Houston so that Pat could work for the space program.

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Gunner Hodgson and Jackie Cason
December 29, 2021 OSS Hub

One Small Step conversation partners Gunner Hodgson (33) and Jackie Cason (60) discuss their backgrounds, personal political values, and reflect on people who share similar political beliefs.

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David Swaintek and Hanna Van Overschelde

David Swaintek (33) tells his girlfriend Hanna Van Overschelde (33) about his experience attending West Point and serving in the Army as an engineer. He explains the leadership role he was required to take on and some of the difficult...

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Mary Booker, Barbara Miller, and Doug Miller

Mary Ames Booker (61) interviews her neighbors, Barbara Miller (83) and Doug Miller (82), about their upbringing in Wilmington, North Carolina and how Wilmington has changed over the years. Barbara and Doug also talk about how they first met, and...

Interview with my dad

Today, January 2nd, 2022, I interviewed my dad about what his life was like back then and how it is now, and I learned a lot of new things that I have never heard before. this interview was taken in...

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Vito Palmietto and Vito G Palmietto

Vito G Palmietto (30) interviews his father, Vito Palmietto (61), about his career in the food service industry. They discuss Vito's experiences acting as an Executive Chef and as a Food and Beverage Director, as well as what it was...

Dual interests as both research scientist and engineer. An interview with Alok Shrestha.

In this interview, Senior Engineer Alok Shrestha discusses his career path as both engineer and scientist, now working for the Airborne Science Facility at NASA Ames. He also discussed how his background helped aid the 2015 earthquake recovery in Nepal,...

History Immigrant Assignment

Some major talking points were the changes in life from the United States and Iran, and the journey to becoming an American.

The great thanksgiving listen

I discussed many topics with my father in interview form, such as where he grew up and what life was like back then