StoryCorp Blog 5

A conversation and interview with someone close in my life to get insight into deeper questions we may not typically discuss. Filled with life lessons and wide advice, this interview was really a wholesome experience.

You’re going to try some things and mess up. You have to learn from your mistakes

I talk to my mom about some things I’ve wanted to know her opinion on and wanted to get a clear view of what she’s thinking of for the future. Also a way to get to know my mom just...

Interview With Fay Bunnell

Growing up with strong female role models, and keeping people close to the heart.

Bridget and her children talk about fostering a sense of empathy and responsibility in their family and community

Alison and Bridget talk with her children about making the family decision to welcome a newborn into their family. Cash has changed their family for the better and helped their children gain a new perspective on life!

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Constance Dyson and Andre Johnson

Rev. Dr. Andre E. Johnson (54) interviewed by National Civil Rights Museum employee Constance Dyson (54) about growing up in North Memphis, participating in the Boy's Club as a kid, his social justice work in the Memphis community, his call...

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Ola Sylvia Lamar Sheffield and Valeria Lynn

Friends and "sisters in Christ," Dr. Ola Sylvia Lamar Sheffield [no age given] and Valeria Lynn [no age given], describe their spiritual journeys, discuss the role faith plays in their lives, and give advice to those struggling.

Television Role Models

I talk with my mom about her female role models from TV growing up in the ‘60s and ‘70s

Striving to be a Good Person

Simon Yeldo, a sophomore electrical engineering student interviews Michael Barry, a 61 year old English professor at the University of Detroit Mercy.

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Tamara Fields and Andrew Vo

Friends and colleagues Tamara Fields (48) and Andrew Vo (48) discuss their shared experiences as current colleagues and alumni of the McCombs School of Business at The University of Texas at Austin.

Interview About my Dad’s life

Me and my dad talked about his life and how he sees it and what he wants to do later in life.

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Khari [no name given] and Daniel Lapham

One Small Step partners Khari [No Name Given] [no age given] and Daniel Lapham (42) discuss how their lived experiences inform their worldviews, including their own parents, homeschooling, and being parents themselves.

Socialization and the Role Model Effect

Three college students, Adam Martin, Kyle Nunez, and Malachi Robbins discuss the theme of socialization in American Society

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Kate Fisher and Patricia Hogenmiller

Friends Kate Fisher (70) and Patricia Hogenmiller (70) talk about aging and inspirational women they have met along the way.

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Laura Shannon and Beverly Golden

Laura Shannon (49) interviews her mother, Beverly Golden [no age given], about Beverly's grandmother, Jessie Thatcher Bost, who was the first woman to graduate from Oklahoma State University.

Joelle Aheto and her uncle, Liberty Nulaans talk about childhood memories and role models

Joelle Aheto (16) and her uncle, Liberty Nulaans (59) sit down for an interview to talk about life in Ghana, his schooling, and his passion for photography and technology. They also talked about how Christianity shaped his life and how...

Interviewing my mom about her childhood

In this interview I spoke to my mom about her childhood and the way she was raised. She talks a lot about her values and how the most important thing to her is her education because it has led her...

Jose and brother, Javier, talk about Javier growing up in the United States from Mexican immigrant parents.

In this interview, conducted on November 2017 in Cicero, Illinois, Jose interviews older brother, Javier, about his upbringing in the US from Mexican immigrant parents. Javier shares stories about his childhood and teenage years in the city of Chicago. He...

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Ramatoulie Deen and Reshma Kamal

Friends, Reshma Kamal [No Age Given] and Ramatouli Deen (43), look back on their childhoods in India and The Gambia, describe their experiences immigrating to the United States, share how their role models have shaped who they are today, and...

Carly Adessa and her mom discuss growing up in Howard Beach.

In this interview, conducted in November 2017 in Long Island, New York, Carly Adessa (16) interviews her mother, Alisa Adessa, (48) about her childhood in Howard Beach. Her mom shares how school was as a child and what kind of...