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Van Martini and Phi-Hung "Phil" Nguyen

Van Martini (53) talks with her cousin Phil Nguyen (45) about how their family escaped Vietnam, their first experiences in the refugee camp, arriving in Connecticut and later California, and what being Vietnamese and American means to them.

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Sang Rem and Rayvan Williams

Best friends Sang Rem (27) and Rayvan Williams (24) talk about meeting in high school and the friendship that they have. Sang shares about her experience as a refugee who came to the US from Burma/Myanmar. Rayvan shares about the...

Our Family’s Journey of Hope

Brookelyn talks with her mother about their family history with a focus on her mom’s immigration from Vietnam to the U.S.

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.

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

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Melissa MacKenzie and Esayas Asfeha

Melissa Mackenzie (68) prompts her dear friend Esayas Asfeha (41) to recount his migration story from multiple refugee camps to his arrival in Missoula, Montana, a 16 year process.

Tuan Cao STORY Interview

On April 30, 1975, the Vietnam War ended with the nation falling to communism. In this interview, Tuan Cao recounts his experiences living Communist Vietnam and his escape to the United States.

The Biafra War: A Perspective from My Grandmother

A look at one of Nigeria's crucial disheartening moment in history, the Biafra War, from the view of my grandmother. Note: (my sister is having a tantrum so she's screaming, sorry)

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Kim Pham and Julie Pham

Daughter, Julie Pham (36) interviews her father, Kim Pham (65) about his life prior to the Fall of Saigon, his time in the Re-education Camps, and his journey to the United States.

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29:41
Suud Olat and Jay Perske

Suud Olat (no age given) talks with his friend, Jay Perske (no age given), about his experiences as a Somali refugee, how he came to the United States, and why he dedicates himself to refugee advocacy.

Tuan Cao STORY Interview (Part 2)

In this interview, Tuan Cao goes into more detail regarding his refugee screening process and his current perspectives on foreign involvement in the Vietnam War.

Mom’s courageous journey from Cambodia to America

My mom survived the Khmer Rouge and made a new life in America with my dad and four kids. She shares with me some lessons in life that keeps her strong and hopeful.

Najma’s Narrative

An interview with Najma in order to get to know a fellow St. Norbert student, while also exploring the power of storytelling.

From East Germany With Love

I interview my mother about her experience raising her younger siblings after her parents were imprisoned by the East German government. This is a story of strength, perseverance, and overcoming extreme adversity while remaining true to her family and herself.

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Esther Ky and Thear Suzuki

Thear Suzuki (47) interviews her mother, Esther Ky (81), about surviving the Cambodian genocide, living in a refugee camp, and transitioning to life in the United States when a family decided to sponsor her and her family.

My Dad – A Story of a Gujarati Canadian Refugee from Uganda

In 1971 East Asians were expelled from Uganda and a few lucky Indian families were accepted as refugees to Canada. This is the story of my father for future generations of our family.

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.

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,...

Guildford pilgrimage

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

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Bunthay Cheam and Chho Sok

Bunthay Cheam (40) interviews his mother Chho Sok [no age given] on her experience as a Khmer refugee.

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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...