Thaddeus Murphy’s Take on Progressing from a Poor Childhood to a Successful Lawyer

Thad Murphy discusses his timeline from working as a minor in order to help his family to working at his education and law school. He discusses law school as he experienced it: difficult and stressful, yet fulfilling and gratifying. Additionally,...

Children and Music and Advice, Oh my!

My dad talked about growing up and how I acted when I was little. He gave advice about raising children and going back to college. My brother also decided to join in once in a while.

Lorrianne Green talks to her granddaughter about Growing up in the Depression era

On November 23, 2017 Leah Hall Interviews her grandma Lorrianne Green about her life. Lorrianne explains to Leah what it was like growing up African American in the Great Depression era. And how it affected her family and her life....

The story of the niño and las túnas

This story is about my grandma who become an orphan at the age of 9. She had to overcome difficult events for her family.

Education and Religion in a Southern Grandmother

I interviewed my granny about her childhood and how things such as the Civil Rights Movement and poverty affected her education and childhood to now.

Interview with Roddy Yang

An interview discussing life lessons and childhood memories.

Interview with Oma

My mother’s experiences growing up in Germany in the post World War II era and her life after moving to the United States.

11/21/21 Interview with Grandma

My grandma tells life story from childhood, to having kids, to becoming a grandmother

Dorothy Lemmey interviews Georgett Lovey

Georgett has ovarian cancer stage iv that was diagnosed 3 years ago. She came to Florida to spend a week with me and I wanted to interview her. She cried a few times but I felt it went well.

Coleman Wilson Family Interview Vol. I

Community elders, Calvin Coleman and his sister, Betty Ann Wilson discuss growing up in the Historically African American Section of Swarthmore.

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Alexandra Melnick and Shaun McDonough

Partners Alexandra Melnick (26) and her fiancé Shaun McDonough (26) talk about moving to Mississippi from Florida. They discuss their teaching careers, share stories about their past experiences, and reflect on the resilient people in their community.

Getting Out of The Bottoms By Jack Candido

Basketball coach Andy Dardaine talks about the challenges he faces as a young man struggling to escape poverty. Living in the slums of Trinidad, sometimes known as “the bottoms”, Andy’s life was filled with difficulty. Even getting clean water was...

GL step 4: Interview

We discussed his life experiences and what it was like. We also got into depth about what he learned throughout his life

The Life and Wisdom of Shawn Stover

Shawn Stover is the much-admired and respected Reentry Coordinator at Ohio Means Jobs of Athens County. He tells his life story, discusses his work with people leaving prison, and shares words of wisdom.

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Michael Carbiener and Lisa Smith

One Small Step participants Michael Carbiener (52) and Lisa Smith (51) talk about their military service, growing up poor, racism, and their different political values.

Grandmother Ngyuyen’s Life in the Philippines & the Impact of the Vietnam War

My grandmother and I talked about her life in Vietnam before the Vietnam War. Then we talked about how it impacted her life and how she came to live in the Philippines.

My Mother’s Life

Jenny Leung, a mother of two, is interviewed by her daughter, Mingwai Lin. In this interview, she shares what she went through as a child and how it shaped her character. Through her experiences and her perspective, she shares the...

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Kathy Dellinger and Erin DeVera

Kathy Dellinger (57) talks to her daughter, Erin DeVera (37), about the hardships in her life, being a mother, and her outlook on life.

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Gloria Weston-Smart, Joyce Thomas, and Joann Bynum Johnson

Sisters Gloria Weston-Smart (66), Joyce Thomas (64), and Joann Bynum Johnson (61) reminisce about their childhood together, remember family members who have passed away, and express gratitude for the tight-knit community that they grew up in.