Grandma and grandpas experience with polio

A discussion about polio with my 72 year old grandma and 80 year grandpa.

The Great Thanksgiving Listen

Listen how I interview my grandma about her at the age of 17, moving to California and give advice based on her relationship experiences.

Sandra Halvorson and Natasha Herring

Natasha Herring (47) interviews her conversation partner Sandra "Sandy" Halvorson [no age given] about her experience getting into contact with her biological parents and how being adopted has impacted her sense of identity.

Emma Stettner and Judith Stettner

Emma Stettner (22) speaks with her grandmother Judith Stettner (82) about growing up in Brooklyn, NY, her parents, her life with Emma's grandfather, and her advice and philosophies for future generations.

Laura Smith interviews her grandmother Betty Hendrix about growing up during World War II

In this interview, Laura Smith (16) interviews her grandmother Betty Hendrix (80). Betty shares her memories of growing up during World War II and living in Alabama during the civil rights movement. This interview was conducted on November 22, 2018,...

Curtis Morris, Ashley Morris, and Margaret Morris

Curtis Morris (84) and his wife, Margaret Morris (83), tell their granddaughter Ashley Morris (35) about growing up together in South Georgia.

Hans Westermark and Lorraine Westermark

Spouses, Hans Westermark (72) and Lorraine Westermark [no age given], share a conversation about their childhoods and how they first met. Hans also talks about how he came to the United States from Sweden, and Lorraine talks about her career...

Vaccines and vaccine-preventable diseases

A discussion of two people's experiences with vaccines and vaccine-preventable diseases, and how views have changed throughout their lives.

Granny's Experience with Polio

An interview of Alison Chase's experience with Polio in her family and how it affected her community. By: Erin Lichty

John Suarez talks to Evan Faulkenbury about his life experiences

John Suarez starts by discussing his childhood and growing up in New York state. He talks about his experiences in the 1960s and 1970s. Suarez talks about learning to listen and avoid being judgmental. He discusses work and family around...

Polio and post polio syndrome.

Nancy Gosz was diagnosed with polio at age 4. Thirty-six years later she was diagnosed with post polio syndrome. She watched her mother go through this illness. This is her story.

Louis Vero and Juanita Vero

Juanita Vero (47) talks with her father Louis Vero (81) about his life growing up as a longtime cattle rancher, the loneliness he experienced working, and his deep love for his children and his wife.

Gail Sara Weinflash and Clifton Holt Jolley

Gail Sara Weinflash (64) interviews her husband, Clifton Holt Jolley (77), about his experience being hospitalized polio as a child, how his polio impacted his family, personality, and perspective, and the post-polio syndrome that he lives with today.

Jack Driscoll

Wyatt and Will Derickson speak to their great uncle Jack Driscoll about growing up in Peabody Massachusetts and overcoming polio

Mia Jones interviews Judy Millerbernd and talks about her life as a kid and her jobs growing up

In this interview made in November 2017 in St. Cloud, Minnesota, Mia Jones (13) interviews her Grandma Judy Millerbernd (74) about her childhood. Judy explains about her major medical diseases and growing up around smoking. She also talks about her...

Growing Up American Graffiti

Madi McCusker interviews her grandfather, Jim Coverley. Jim shares his life experiences growing up in Modesto, California during the 1950s, American Graffeti. Madi and Jim both currently live in Reno, Nevada, 2017 Thanksgiving.