The Ups and Downs of Barbara Potucek’s Life.

On November 22, 2017 in La Grange Park, Illinois, Declan Joseph Hynes (13) interviewed Barbara Ann Potucek. Throughout the interview Declan talked to Barbara about her life through her childhood, teenage years, work, marriage, kids and grandkids. Her life was...

The Survival of the Korean War

“Everyone has to watch each others backs.” (1:22) On January 6th of 2020 in Laurel Canyon, Mike Badalian was interviewed by Jessie Reitz on his experience in the Korean War and why it made such a big impact on his...

The Life Of A Hardworking Mother

A mother's life is her young ones. Erika Gonzalez is a dedicated mother of 4 youngsters. Interview by her daughter Madison Holden, Erika gave some information about her kids and her life as a mother. Erika couldn't consider anything she...

Hampton Interview

We talked about love, relationships between people of all kind, and strength through positive and negative experiences.

Asking my mother about her childhood

I asked my mom some questions about her childhood and learned some things that I never knew. She had some rough times as a child. As I live with her today I can see how much she’s grown since she...

“I wanted to help them, but I could do nothing but lend them some of my strength”

This recording is about how my mother managed to cross Myanmar’s border over to Thailand. In this recording, She speaks about personal encounters she had to overcome and how she managed to live despite the war.

Interview with my dad

I asked my dad a few questions about his childhood and what it was like growing up.

The sinking of the Gambier Bay escort carrier

This is a first-person account of what a young Iowa farm boy experienced after the escort carrier he was stationed on was sunk and the harrowing 48 hours spent floating in the Pacific Ocean before being rescued.

Lubow Ingram’s college story

How my mom got a college education after coming to the U.S. from Europe.