The American Dream

At the age of seven, Jesse Marino and his family came to America to seek asylum from communism in Cuba. On December 22nd in Toluca Lake, Mia Phillips sat down with her family friend, Jesse Marino(58 years old), to learn...

Karmen

Karmen talks about her goals in the future and how she is not able to express herself

Emigrante

Esta es una entrevista sobre la experiencia de migración de mi amiga Neida Xiloj y como fue adaptarse a un nuevo país

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M Storm and Lauren T

Survivor M Storm (49) talks to her therapist, Lauren T (25), about what led her to Domestic Violence Intervention Services (DVIS) and why she chooses joy. M gives advice to others who might be in domestic violent situations and talks...

Grandma’s Timeline of Significant Memories

In this interview held on November 25th, 2022 in San Francisco, California. Evelyn Spiegel (15) interviews Heather Cowan (69) about how she was raised. She also touches on other topics such as who impacted her life most and how the...

My dad’s life

In this interview, my dad talked about how he came to the U.S, and what life was like after he came.

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Amy Grant and Robyn Gahr

Sisters Amy Grant (61) and Robyn Gahr (63) share a conversation about what it was like growing up as Jewish in Fayetteville, North Carolina, the community they had there, and the role that Judaism has played in their lives.

Taryn Sanborn learned what life was like for Douglas Glenn in the military, and during his childhood.

In this interview, conducted in November 2017 in Eureka, California, Taryn Sanborn (16) interviews her family friend Douglas Glenn (61) about his childhood and his adventure in the military. Doug shares stories about learning how to deal with getting a...

Linda Carter + Jeff Carter

[Recorded Saturday, June 11, 2022] Linda Carter () and Jeff Carter (Col '92) sit down to record a One Small Step conversation in Charlottesville, VA. Linda shares the influence growing up in a conservative, Christian household has had on her...

Gossip with the Grandparents

Dishing the gossip with my grandparents about their lives and what it was like growing up in their generation. *Funny stories alert!*

The Fight For Freedom

The dictionary defines a role model as a person whose behavior, example, or success is emulated by others. On that basis, Markiel Daniel, my grandfather, is my role model. When Markiel Daniel was a citizen of the former Soviet Union,...

Great Thanksgiving Listen Interview with Aida

We talked about our views on the government and mainly what my mothers views and opinions were.

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Laurie Meininger and Pete Montaño

One Small Step conversation partners Laurie Meininger (65) and Pete Montaño (68), talk about travel, family life, voting rights, gun control and gun ownership and the tension between individual freedom and personal responsibility.

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Bo Bartlett and Betsy Eby

Spouses Bo Bartlett (65) and Betsy Eby (54) sit down for a conversation about how their respective childhood homes have influenced who they are today, the inspiration behind each of their artistic styles, and the role that the Bo Bartlett...

“Live life, enjoy to the fullest. Don’t look back just go forward”

Rachel Hayimov interviews her mother Margarita Kholdarova. She learns about her moms childhood and the changes that came about in her life. It was a chance for Rachel to get to know her mom more and about her past. She...

Why I Worked for Amway for 25 Years!

Helping others achieve their dreams, goals and their highest potential! Highlights of my 25 year career at Amway Corporation and promoting Nutrilite and Optimal Health around the world!

Tiffani interviews Alex

This interview is about the childhood school life of Alex which was in Eastern Europe and how he enjoyed one day of "freedom" from the strict environment of his primary school.

Do It And See What Happens

Today I interviewed my oldest friend Riley. I am an only child and he has become the closest thing I have to a brother, so naturally we are very close. In this interview Riley tells the story of his family...

Interview of exemplar/freedom and self

A group interview Anthony Jackson on his views of freedom and self.

Interview with Stephine (situational questions)

In this interview, I asked Stephine 12 questions based on a situation and what she would do. These questions related back to the ideas of freedom, God, justice, morality, etc.

Vietnam Experience

Hong Tran is interviewed by Julie Nguyen about her Vietnam experience. Answering questions about growing up in communism and her experience in America, Ms. Tran helps us understand the experience under a strict country.