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Andi Hoelzel and Weyni Kahsay

Mentor Andi Hoelzel (38) and her mentee, Weyni Kahsay (18) discuss Weyni's experience in the United States since moving from Ethiopia.

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Niya Nyasha and Salome Mwangi

Niya Nyasha (21) talks with her friend Salome Mwangi (50) about surviving a massacre in Burundi when she was a child, being a "third culture kid" in the US, and how her "adopted grandmother" has helped her get outside of...

Immigration Stories Italy: Sunday

Sunday is a asylum seeker seeking refuge at the Villa Barbiero Centro Accoglienza Immigrati living a productive and safe life at the center in Southern Italy. Sunday works doing manual labor on farms around the Catanzaro region. Sunday talks about...

Immigration Stories Italy: Savaneh Lamin

Savaneh Lamin, who goes by Lamin, talks about his arduous journey from the Ivory Coast to Libya and then crossing the sea to be rescued by a Ship. Once rescued by a ship he was brought to Italy and then...

Lan Cao & Harlan Van Cao

"I packed up my stamp collection and some books and that was it." On January 31, 1968, Lan Cao’s family was living just outside of Saigon, getting ready to celebrate the Lunar New Year of Tet. Instead, her father —a military...

The Great Thanksgiving Listen Podcast
November 27, 2017 App Interview

My dad talks about his life and struggles before and during the Vietnam War up to his escape and adjustment to life here in the US... plus how he met and eventually married my mom. Stories of tense sail-boating trips,...

Husband, father, friend, psychiatrist reflects

A psychiatrist takes the unfamiliar role of the one being interviewed. His reflection on being a refugee, father, husband and mental health specialist. Life lessons on doing your best, compassion, and hopes for the future are interwoven in this interview.

Guildford pilgrimage

Remembering life in wartime England, children who were evacuated, and what brought Jews from Germany to England during WWII

Stories From a Bangladeshi Freedom Fighter

In this interview, Dr. Nuran Nabi chats with his grandniece about the Bangladesh Liberation War of 1971 and his involvement in it. He speaks about his participation in a group called the “Freedom Fighters”, a social activist group that fought...

Margaret Hranowky

In this interview, Margaret Hranowsky talked about her hardships as a child being a refugee and immigrant. She also reflected on her life in a new country and what made her and her family successful in America.

Daniel Malakowsky and Hanna Zack Miley

Daniel Malakowsky (36) speaks to his close friend and colleague, Hanna Zack Miley (88). Hanna survived the holocaust by escaping to England at the age of 7-years-old. She shares her experience and path to forgiveness in the autobiography, A Garland...

John Gallagher and Thear Sy Suzuki

In 1981 an influx of Cambodian and Laotian refugee children landed in Dallas speaking no English. John Gallagher, a teacher at Fannin Elementary School in Dallas, decided he would do what he could to help the students and their families....

100 Kilometers Away From Home

A recognized refugee in Cyprus tells his story about how he ended up in this tiny island country just 100 km away from his hometown in Syria.

“I Have no one in Germany” Joud Khuzam- a Syrian refugee- speaks about her life

Emily Rafka’s cousin Jude Khuzam is a Syrian refugee in Germany. She escaped the war to get a better education and to get a better life experience. Jude talks about her childhood, her condition now, and many other things. She...

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Salome Mwangi and Wayne Dilliard

Friends Wayne Dillard (56) and Salome Mwangi (50) recall how they met, the bonds their families have with one another and how each has learned from the other over time.

A Vietnamese Father's Journey to America: Beaches, Camps, and Boats

Andy To details memorable moments from his experience as a boat person as he flees his country in the midst of the Vietnam War. His journey encompassed not only the challenges that came with the harsh living conditions in camps,...

Growing up in Yugoslavia

Safet Haseljic was born in Bosnia, Yugoslavia in 1960 and came to America as a refugee in the early 2000's. He talks about his childhood and shares some opinions and views in his very different lifestyles. #globalarizona #arizonastateuniversity #sgs101

My life as an imagrant

She talked about how hard life was for them and how they were struggling in life and how they were very sad about their family separating

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Duong Huynh and Thai Nguyen

Dr. Duong P Huynh (57) tells Dr. Thai Van Nguyen (48) about growing up disabled in Vietnam and coming to the US.

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Tahir Vitija and Adil Mohammed

Tahir Vitija (51) tells his friend Adil Mohammed (58) about his experience as a refugee both in his home country of Kosovo, in Macedonia, and in the United States. He expresses gratitude for the kindness that he was shown in...

Interview with Mom

Mom’s story of growing up in Vietnam during the war and escaping to Indonesia, as well as life in the refugee camp

Journey to America

The journey from Bhutan to America. Struggles from Enthic Cleasing Policy set by Bhutan setting 1/6 of Bhutan population to refugees.