Dad’s Life: Past to Present

My dad talks about his childhood experienced, his life immigrating from the Philippines to the United States, his greatest influence in life, and his advice to future generations.

The Church and My Filipino Mom

We talked about my mom’s experiences with the Catholic Church from when she was a little girl in the Philippines to now as a grandmother in the United States.

Talking with Tatay

After I interviewed my grandmother, I decided that I wanted to add my grandpa’s story along with it. This was actually the 2nd recording we made because I lost the first one.

Talking with Inay

I talked with my grandma about her life and her past to try to learn more about her that I didn’t know before.

Brenadette Cogadoc

My cousin from the Philippines talks about her childhood.

Growing up: interview of my mom

My mother tells me, from her perspective, her experience growing up. From life in the Philippines to a full-time mother in the U.S

Interview with Lou Work

I ask my grandmother about her childhood and her interest then. What she invisioned her life to be like compared to now. Just an overview of her life!

“Keep an open mind and adapt to the American Culture.”

I sat down with my cousin Zharlene Balodong to y’all about her experience coming to America and her American dream. We also talked about her good memories, her interesting stories, and how American culture differs from Filipino culture.

Immigration interview

This interview is about my grandpas experience immigrating over

Tri-Generation Interview

My nephew and I interviewed my mom about life in the Philippines, her happiest moments, and meeting her future husband (my dad).

The Great Listen Interview with Maricel Patungan

I interviewed my mom about her life growing up in the Philippines. She told about her favorite childhood memories, involving traditions during Christmas, etc. She also described the lifestyle in the Philippines, how different it is than in the US....

Juan S. Rivera, my grandfather

In this interview, my grandfather talks about how life was different in the Philippines during his time – mentioning how life was under martial law. And other things history related.

An interview with a future Dj (my dad)

My dad and I talk about what his life was like before in the Philippines and before he had kids

“Not to sweat the small stuff and pick your battles” ~Aimee Torio

My mom and I talk about her past and how the people closest to her affected her identity and how her mistakes and learning from those mistakes influenced the strong and brilliant woman that my mom came to be.

My mom, Mercedita

I interview my mom about coming to the US from the Philippines, her thoughts on religion, and being a parent.

Interview with my Grandpa

On November 11, 2017 Janae Salamat interviewed her grandfather through a video chat on Facebook from San Diego to the Metro Manila (Philippines)In this interview Janae learned many things about her grandfather. He described how he was in the US...