Geoffrey- 2017 Great Thanksgiving Listen @StoryCorps #TheGreatListen

Geoffrey Melchor is one of the few most successful engineers in the island of Saipan. In this interview, my father Geoffrey explains how his childhood in Philippines was riddled with hardship. He worked hard without much adult guidance and faced...

Thanksgiving Listen 2017

In this interview I ask my Nana about what her life was like growing up in the 1950s as the oldest child. She had a very hard life taking care of her siblings because both of her parents had to...

The Great Thanksgiving Listen

In this interview, my father and I talked about questions that we wouldn’t normally talk about. I enjoyed having this talk with my father and getting to know him better.

Hard Work Is What Matters

My uncle has had many life experiences that have taught him how to be a hard worker and the person he is today.

Immigrating to the United States

Rosa Ortega describes her experience immigrating to the United States. One of her main reasons to move to the United States was for the low-income situation in Mexico. She describes her difficulties when she first comes to the United States,...

Growing Up In Oklahoma

Growing up poor in Oklahoma influenced my grandfather to develop a love of travel and a drive to work hard. It also taught him the importance of believing in luck and family.

A Person Who Has Impacted My Educational Career

The people in your life will teach you lessons that will make you have no regrets because it’s a learning experience.

Ava Interviews Her Grandmother In Solebury

Ava Marrone interviewing her grandmother Kathy Lopas in Solebury Township, PA on January 8th, 2020. Discussion based on what life was like when Kathy was a teenager and how it compares to today. Kathy gives advice about succeeding in life...

A talk with my Grandpa

In this interview, recorded November 23, 2016 in Urbana, Illinois, I, Jack Larson age 16, talk to my Grandpa, Carl S Larson age 84, about his life and experiences. Born in 1934, he attended University of Illinois and became a...

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Runelle Sandiford and Melanie Cole

Melanie Cole (33) interviews her grandmother Runelle Sandiford (82) about her long life, her courtship with her husband, Leo Sandiford, and why Melanie and Runelle have such a strong relationship today.

Thanksgiving

My dad gives incredible stories about his childhood and what he feels is most important to him. An all around great interview

From nothing to something

"I didn't have a skill so I figured if I went to the military they would teach me a skill which they did." On November 21,2019,in Cerritos,California, 15 year old Isaiah Brewington sat down with his 78 year old grandfather...

Gabriella Gonzalez and Jose Gonzalez

Gabriella Gonzalez talks with her father, Jose Gonzalez, about his childhood in Cuba and his immigration to America. Listen as he discusses his most challenging moments in life, the bittersweet memories he has from his childhood, and the biggest lessons...

Gene Rogan

Gene Rogan discusses the power of hard work and how he had to work hard to come to America in order to be successful.