instilling discipline

The last place Louis Bourassa and his family imagined he would go was the military. Grace Bourassa, age 14, sits down with her dad, Louis Bourassa, on November 14, 2018, in Valley Village, California. She asks about the Marines and...

I Never Saw a Banana: And Other Stories About World War ll

In a both scary and touching interview, 15-year old Milo Silverstein sits down with his British Nana, Keitha Silverstein, and hears all about her childhood growing up outside of London in the 1940’s during World War ll. Keitha paints a...

Living in Paradise. . . California

Living in Paradise is usually thought of as a tropical place, sitting by the beach, and relaxing. For Bryan Hawkins, it is a small mining town in Northern California. In November of 2018, 17 year-old Johnny Hawkins interviews his father,...

An Unexpected Outcome

In this interview, Kylee Johnson (16) at Egg Harbor Township High School in Egg Harbor Township New Jersey interviews Linda Peterson (69), her grandmother, on her life growing up, relationships, and her children today for the 2018 Great Thanksgiving Listen....

My Best Bud

Tyler Weller is interviewing Mark Weikel on the Sunday after Thanksgiving 2018 asking questions to understand his friend and their connections towards on another.

Poor Farm Kid

Took a second out of Thanksgiving day to find out more about Jan Ylen, my grandmother.

Interview with teacher

We were talking about his personal life mainly when he was a child.

Shirley Lowe and her great nephew Andrew Cook talk about growing up in the Great Depression

In this interview, conducted on November 22nd 2018 in Knoxville, Tennessee. Andrew Cook (17) interviews his great aunt, Shirley Lowe (80) about her childhood during the Great Depression and how the world has progressed. She also talks about the technological...

Audie Lucius interviews his grandmother about her life in Chicago, Illinois.

The interviewee is my grandmother Pamela Walker. Fifty three years old. I am the interviewer eighteen years old. The interview took place on Sunday November 25, 2018 in Chicago, Illinois. In the interview my grandmother talks about what school was...

Teddy Wingfield and Grandaddy Kent

This interview Is about my grandfather and his wrestling career, his life at McCallie as a day student, wrestling at UT, and raising my mom. He traveled many places for wrestling tournaments.

Vietnam by association

Back in New Jersey. In the sixties, life was easy, not much to worry about until the Vietnam war came along. In November, 2018, Jude Bornstein is interviewing his dad Steve Bornstein. Jude asks His father Steve Bornstein about what...

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Yasmín González

She mostly talked about her dad being a very strong man and taking care of her family. Her and her mom watch movies every New Year on her mother’s birthday. Her mother passed away when she was 15 years old....

The Great Listen

In this interview I talk to my grandpa about his military life, careers, my parents, and some fun stories along the way.

Treat Everyone Like Human Beings

This interview was record in Egg Harbor Twp, NJ in my parent's bedroom on November 25th, 2018. I interviewed my mother, Nargis Serneabad, who immigrated from Bangladesh to the U.S. in 1996. She reminisced about her first day landing in...

Love, Riots, and Violence, at USC

Ann Garrett, from Clovis, California, in her junior year of USC, 1992, was put into the middle of the Rodney King riots. It is a firsthand story of someone stuck in a violent protest. Interviewed by Luke Garrett, 14, her...

Cate and an I.T School staff

In this interview in November 2018, Cate (16) and Mr. Bulick talk about his teen life and giving advice to people who are listening

The Boat To a New Cluture

On November 24th in Los Angeles California, 14-year-old Jason Marounian interviewed his dad, Arthur Marounian. Arthur Marounian was an immigrant from Lebanon. He came to America because of the civil war in 1983. When Arthur was a kid he played...

From little Loomis to large Los Angeles

On November 25, 2018, Lyla Dintzer interviewed her stepmom, Denise Fellers, in La Quinta, California. Denise recounts her childhood and the benefits and disadvantages of growing up in the small town of Loomis, California. Twelve minutes into the interview Denise...

The Great Thanksgiving Listen

My grandma grew up in a full house but it was good because she was able to be cared for by her aunt when her parents had places to be. Her childhood was sometimes chaotic since she grew up in...