Deborah Welch and Karli Dye

Deborah Welch [no age given] interviews her friend, Karli Dye (86), about her work as Executive Director of Planned Parenthood in Amarillo and its surrounding rural communities for 30 years.

David Fazio & Alex Wu

David “Faz” Fazio, a beloved Andover High School basketball coach and gym teacher, who has made gym fun for all of his students, talks about how his high school coach helped him see past his challenging childhood. During his 34-year...

Who’s Your Daddy

Asking my mom about my real dad because I never got to know about him much until now.


This interview is about the lessons my mom has learned and her perspective in life.

Dee Dunbar and Mary Rodgers

One Small Step partners Dee Dunbar (65) and Mary Rodgers (56) discuss their work as special education teachers, their children, and their political values.

A Talk With Grandma

My grandma and I talked about her life from when she was little to present day. She talked about her life as a teacher and all the memories she has of past students. We also discussed what it was like...

Learning from empowerment

Through this interview, I have had the chance to interview my mom. We talked about struggles that she went through, important lessons, and how to make it in the United States as an immigrant. Furthermore we spoke about the importance...

Daniel Baughn and Marissa Kanz

Marissa Kanz (38) talks with her ex-husband, Daniel Baughn (40), about their friendship, courtship, marriage and divorce. They talk about their shared spiritual faith, their six-year-old daughter and Daniel Baugh's coming out after they were married. They then talk about...

The grandmother down the road

My grandma is a very important person in my life. She lives right down the road from me so I see her every other day. But using this interview I got to see the hard working and kind person I...

K. Jane Duncan and Kathryn Grady

Kathryn Grady (51) interviews her mother, K. Jane Duncan (80), about her childhood, her travels, her teaching career, her experience raising two children as single mother, and how her attitude toward traditional gender roles has changed throughout the course of...

What she went though

Me and my mom (Brenda) talk about what it's like being a single parent

Emily Lei and a family friend talks about adult life and memories from childhood.

In this interview, conducted in December 9 in Plano, Texas, Emily Lei (16) interviews a family friend, Lily Wang (30), about childhood and adult life. Ms.Wang shares her stories of having a separated family growing up. She also talks about...

Theresa Marasco and Holly Burns

Theresa Holly Marasco (55) and her daughter, Holly Burns (30), reflect on their single-parent household, experiencing spaces of poverty and privilege and their hopes for the future.


Keaysie talks with her teen daughter, Haley, about what it’s been like growing up with a young, single mom. Discusses sports, the “golden rule” plans for the future and advice to other teens.

Busia’s Story

This interview is about my grandma and mainly her outlook on life, and her love for her family.

The unknown

A conversation in spanish between a mother and a daughter about her mother's life in the United States.

The life of Bobbie

My grandmother and I talked about her life.

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.

Advice from a single parent

Hi my name is Angelica Lee Hernandez and I am 22 years old and today I recorded with my mom Sandy Montanez, about advice she would give me and others about being a single parent.