Guildford pilgrimage

Remembering life in wartime England, children who were evacuated, and what brought Jews from Germany to England during WWII

Madeline Kellner and Clinton Kellner

Madeline Kellner (67) and Clinton "Clint" Kellner (67) share about their Peace Corps service in Guatemala and Peru and their evacuation from Peru because of COVID-19.

Richard Serdin and Lacey Tower

Richard Serdin (60) talks to his daughter Lacey Tower (16) about his narrow escape from the Sonoma County fires the night their home was destroyed. Richard describes seeing the remains of their house in the aftermath of the fire. They...

Kalen Humphrey and Colleen Teitgen

Kalen Humphrey (13) and her mother Colleen Teitgen (47) describe evacuating their home and fleeing their car during the Sonoma County fires. They reflect on losing their home and belongings in the fires, but also discuss how their family, friendships,...

Escaping from the Nazis

“My grandmother didn’t want to leave, and my mother, very bravely at age 24 went back to Prague and got her mother and her younger sister Mimi out of Prague with great difficulty… on the last train before Hitler marched...

Shannon and Jessica discuss preparing for the climate emergency.

Shannon discussed the preparations his family has made as a response to recurring wildfires that have impacted their area. He highlighted the importance of being prepared in the event of emergencies by having a plan of action if immediate evacuation...

Open hands with Jana Dickman

Jana Dickman tells some of her essential story after returning to The United States from Indonesia in the midst of the Coronavirus Pandemic. Our conversation includes her experience teaching abroad when COVID-19 began, being evacuated from Southeast Asia in Spring...

Grandma Jean evacuated to the countryside in WWll

Jean Braggs (83, living in Berkshire, England) talks with her granddaughter, Ellie Braggs (15, living in California, U.S.A.), about what it was like when she was evacuated from London during World War ll. Although Jean was only a baby when...