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Stacia Parker and Jade Rone

Jade L. Rone (21) talks with her mother, Stacia Parker (52) about coming into her home as a foster child, her circumstances at the time, and what she has learned since forming a relationship with Stacia.

daughter interviewing mother
November 28, 2022 App Interview

17 year old daughter(Isabell Waldrep) talking to 34 year old Jessica lamb (mother). They talk about hardships and growing up into a adult.

From Foster Child to Parent: The Childhood of Mandy Lehman.

Mandy Lehman, a mother with mitochondrial disease, describes her childhood and what it was like growing up with an abusive family and the foster care system.

Lessons Learned

We talked about how he grew up and how he learned lessons. Also how he became a man!

Barbara Fiebig Bennett Interview

Barbara talks about her experience working in hospitals where gender confirmation surgery was conducted, developing community, and advice for young queer people

“I probably did more in one life than many people do in ten or twenty.”
January 23, 2017 App Interview

In 1974, Sue Dondiego, along with her husband Bernie and their friend Hattie Talley founded the New Jersey Foster Parent Association, now known as foster care nonprofit Foster and Adoptive Family Services (FAFS). Sue and her biological daughter, Mary Grace,...

Do you love what you do for a living?

This is an interview between my mother and I about her job satisfaction and journey to her current career.

“I don’t let my past define me, and I really love that you have stuck with me through all of these years.”

Our interview is about Gabby, a former foster child and her adoptive mother Karla. In the interview, the two of them talk about the beginning of their life together which includes heartfelt sentiments, life-changing moments, and memories of a unique...

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Bruce Waight and Vanessa Morrison

Bruce Waight (40), talks with his life and business partner, Vanessa Morrison (30), about the mobile barbershop they started together, En Root. Bruce and Vanessa talk about what it means to be Black entrepreneurs, to help their community, and what...

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Hunter Kappelman and Katherine Kappelman

Katherine Kappelman (66) and her son Hunter Kappelman (20) share a conversation about their family, those who have lived with them, and Hunter's Eagle Scout service project.

Shelly Glandon, Anya Glandon, and Rowan Hutchinson talk about family and life in Oksaloosa, Iowa

In this interview, done Saturday, November 24th in Oskaloosa, Iowa, Rowan Hutchinson (16) speaks with Michelle “Shelly” Glandon (47) and Anya Glandon (17), her girlfriend and girlfriend’s foster/soon to be adoptive mother (featuring Ayla Glandon, age 5). Shelly discusses how...

Foster Care: Now vs Then

Foster care system and how it was in the past vs now. Change in children as well as the state.

National Adoption Awareness Month

This interview expresses the importance of adoption and the rewarding experience as it relays to Adoption Awareness for November.

Em Gathers Interviews Her Sibling, Iggy Gathers, About Growing Up as a LGBTQ Foster Youth

For the Great Thanksgiving Listen in November 2021, Em Gathers (17) interviews her sibling, Iggy Gathers (21), at her dorm in New Jersey. They talk about their childhood and high school memories. They share their struggles and experiences as lgbtq...

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Beth Norton and Sara Kennedy

Beth Norton (37) and her aunt Sara Kennedy (66) reflect on the challenges they have faced, and the importance of support from loved ones.

My Great Grandmother’s Early Life

My great grandmother who we all call Granny, tells me a brief summary about her childhood and her easy life. Along the way she married and had kids, who had kids, who had me. She is my mothers grandmother and...

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Liz Kachris-Jones and Peter Kachris

Liz Kachris-Jones (59) shares a conversation with her father, Peter Kachris (86), about his childhood, his parents, and his career. Peter also talks about both of his parents passing away when he was a child and about the woman who...

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Patrick Butler and Nancy Duling

Patrick Butler (71) and One Small Step partner Nancy Duling (60) discuss Patrick's military service during the Vietnam War and their reluctance to express their political views in the current divisive climate.

Adoption and foster care

My mom, Denise Leadingham talked her experience in foster and adoption.

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Kathy Dellinger and Erin DeVera

Kathy Dellinger (57) talks to her daughter, Erin DeVera (37), about the hardships in her life, being a mother, and her outlook on life.

Interview with Gio

I, Holton Smith, was interviewing my adopted brother Gio Smith. Throughout the interview I asked him questions about life and about the foster system and adopted process.