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Justine Chapel on her 22 Birthday

Jody speaks with her daughter, Justine, on how it feels to turn 22 and some of her favorite memories and experiences in life thus far.

Common Ground Tacony Oral History Project: Rafaela

Rafaela is a long time resident of North East Philadelphia and frequently attends art classes at Mural Arts Philadelphia Tacony. Rafaela speaks about her experiences being born in Philadelphia and partially being raised in South Korea and Philadelphia and then...

“Some of them as young as five and six had passed away throughout the course of the year”

Alex Semper Upton was a camp counselor for several years through many programs and leaderships. In this interview, she talks about becoming a certified lifeguard, putting on fun shows, and working with kids with Cystic Fibrosis. She talks about how...

Stina Nanavati: A mother’s day interview

This is an interview with Stina Nanavati (mother) being questioned by John Nanavati (husband) and Ravi Nanavati (son). We asked questions about her family, the history of her talking feet, and a bit about her experiences with racism while growing...

Interviewing my Mom

We talked about her life so far and what kind of impactful things she wanted to be remembered by or impacted her life. She also mentioned things she is proud of and important things to her.

“I’m not so much proud of myself. I’m proud of my children.”

Isaac David, an 8th grader at Franklin County Middle School, interviews his mother Patti David (maiden name Conway) about her life. They talk about her childhood, her career, and her love of her children.

Motherhood (Ginger and Emma Cooper)

Emma Cooper (17) Interviews her mother, Ginger Cooper (43), about what life is like as a mother.

"My mother urging me to be self sufficient left me craving attention."

A mother goes through her life reflecting on how her childhood (or the lack thereof) shaped her mindset on life. There were a lot of amazing memories and damaging mistakes made, but how we learn and grow from those should...

Sarah Gray & Jack Delaney, Blood Transfusion Recipient & Formerly Anonymous Blood Donor "Everyone deserves it."

Sarah Gray, age 47, (Washington DC) blood transfusion recipient, interviews Jack Delaney (61), one of the 10 anonymous strangers who donated 1 of the units of the blood she received during childbirth in 2010. "I'd like to make a new...

"Would you have rather lived in this era or yours?"

A casual conversation with my mother about growing up in Su Zhou, moving to America, facing discrimination, memories of 9/11, and her current present life.

Rose Austria & Will Rogers

Rose talks about her nursing career as a case manager and winning a nurse of the year award. She shares heartbreaking stories about working with COVID patients, losing her mother during the pandemic.

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Patricia Varas, Diana Varas Martinez, and Maria Elena Martinez-Garcia

Sisters Patricia Varas (23) and Diane Varas Martinez (29) team up to interview their mother Maria Martinez (52) about her upbringing in Jalisco, Mexico, her transition to the United States and how her life changed once she arrived.

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Anna Seaver and Beth Gafur

RN Beth Gafur (56) interviews her fellow hospice nurse Anna Seaver (67) about how personal bereavement with loss of young son, Randy, led to her nursing career. They discuss learning from their experiences of end of life care.