The struggles and triumphs of migrating to a new country

A story about the struggles of being an immigrant in the United States. In this story we talk about what it is like to be an immigrant and succeed.

Colton Thomas’ Test Interview for the Great Thanksgiving Listen, 2018

In this test recording, Colton Thomas a student at Egg Harbor Township High School in EHT, New Jersey records a practice audio file for the 2018 Great Thanksgiving Listen.

Ellie Savino learns more about her grandparents lives

Ellie Savino interviews her grandparents, Bill and Connie Smith. Ellie is recording from Egg Harbor Township, New Jersey and Bill and Connie are recording from Lakeland Florida. Ellie asks them many questions that she has always been curious about, such...

“Everything Can Be Possible”

Natasha Iqbal, student of Egg Harbor Township High School, interviews her mother, Rosanna Iqbal, about her life. They talk about her childhood, how immigrating to America was, and motherhood. Rosanna Iqbal is an American citizen and a citizen of Dominican...

Kylee Johnson’s Test Interview for the Great Thanksgiving Listen, 2018

In this test recording, Kylee Johnson, at Egg Harbor Township high school in Egg Harbor Township, New Jersey, records a practice audio file for the 2018 pilot of the Great Thanksgiving Listen.

Test for interview

In this recording, Marissa Feldman, a high school students records a test upload for the 2018 Great Thanksgiving Listen.

“I am as American as I am Pakistani”

On November 29th, 2020, Rehmat Arbab, age 16, interviewed her Pakistani immigrant mother on her experiences growing up in America. She mentions her life moving from Pakistan, to Florida, and then to New Jersey. She also reminisces stories of her...

“I would say being a mother is probably my biggest accomplishment”

In this interview, recorded on December 2019 in Omaha, Nebraska, Haley Reinhard (16) interviews her sister Kristina Reinhard (30) about her journey through the Military and new motherhood. She shares stories about basic training, tech school, and how she didn’t...

Test audio

This is a test interview by Laren Barrett on November 14, 2018; in preparation for the Great Listen.

Samantha Vogt’s Test Interview for the Great Thanksgiving Listen, 2018

In this recording Samantha Vogt, at EHT High School in EHT New Jersey, records a practice audio file for the 2018 pilot of the Great Thanksgiving Listen. Samantha is in 11th grade and is studying Honors English III.

I want people to remember me as a happy person

In the interview Leidy talks about her experiences coming to America, immigrating, happiness and the overall differences. The major differences she had to encounter was the language barrier and getting used to the culture. Leidy lives a happy life with...

The Great Thanksgiving Listen 2018-Stephanie Urban

Test interview for Stephanie Urban's Great Thanksgiving Listen 2018 Egg Harbor Twp Highschool

It was a relief to find out what was going on

Johanna Wentzell interviews her mom, Lisa Wentzell on November 28, 2020.Johanna Wentzell is a junior at Egg Harbor Township High School. They conducted the interview in her moms bedroom in Egg Harbor Township New Jersey for the Great Thanksgiving Listen....

“Work Hard and Follow Your Dreams”

In this interview, conducted in November 2018 in Egg Harbor Township, New Jersey, Marissa Feldman (17) interviews her grandmother Theresa Feldman (81) about what her life was like growing up, what school was like for her and touched a little...

“I Don’t Worry About Little Things”

In this interview, conducted in November 2018 in Egg Harbor Township, New Jersey, Cecilia Munoz (16) interviews her past teacher history teacher, Ralph Bernard (65) about the events that shaped him into the influential person he is today. Mr. Bernard...

Julia Duong interviews Quoc Duong for the Great Thanksgiving Listen, 2019

In this recording between my father and I, we talked about his childhood and his experiences of coming to the United States. He talked about his difficultly of living in United States with an American family. Later on, he talked...

Great Thanksgiving Listen

In this test recording, Ian Bernal, a student at EHT High School in Egg Harbor Township, NJ, records a practice audio for the 2018 Great Thanksgiving Listen

Test Upload for the 2021 Great Thanksgiving Listen.

In this test recording, EJ Schuman at Egg Harbor Township High School in Egg Harbor Township, NJ records a practice audio file for the 2021 Great Thanksgiving Listen. EJ Schuman is in 11th grade and is studying English III Honors.

Test Interview for the Great Thanksgiving Listen 2018

In this test recording, Cameron Frye, a student at Egg Harbor Township High School in Egg Harbor Township, New Jersey, records a test interview for the Great Thanksgiving Listen 2018

“I Just Wanted to Be Happy and Have a Family of My Own”

Emma Lynch(16) interviews her mom, Ella(57) about her childhood and current life. This interview was recorded on Thanksgiving, November 26, 2020 in Ella’s bedroom in Egg Harbor Township, New Jersey. They talk about religion, moving from the city to the...

Growing up in the Dominican Republic

My grandmother, Ana Trina Hernandez, and I talk about her adolescence and growing up poor and under the rule of the dictator Trujillo. On top of that, we talk about how she met her husband and her raising her nine...

Annika Luz’s Test Interview for the Great Thanksgiving Listen, 2018

In this test recording, Annika Luz, a student at Egg Harbor Township High School in Egg Harbor Township, New Jersey records a practice audio file for the 2018 pilot of the Great Thanksgiving Listen. Annika Luz is in eleventh grade...

Vincent Villabroza’s Test Interview for the Great Thanksgiving Listen,2018

In this test recording, Vincent Villabroza in EHT, New Jersey records a practice audio file for the 2018 pilot of the Great Thanksgiving Listen. Vincent Villabroza is in grade 11 and is studying Honors English 3.

Veronica’s Test Interview for the Great Thanksgiving Listen, 2018

In this test recording, you hear Veronica, as she practices with recording audio files on the Story Corps app for Mrs. Dahme’s English class.