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Farouk reflects on his life in Gaza, Libya, and Iraq, where he served as Secretary of the Libyan Petroleum Committee headed by Palestinian national and scholar Anis al-Qasem.
This interview was done in Claremont on Tuesday May 22, 2018. I interviewed Francis Wani who immigrated to the United States during the war to escape the violence in Sudan. Now he is president of a charity that helps immigrants...
Mary Ellen Sweeney and Hoyt Taylor, residents of Fearrington Village for 11 years, conferred with their three grown sons about what they would like to learn about their parents' early years of marriage and then joined us at Fearrington StoryCorps to...
Melissa Mackenzie (68) prompts her dear friend Esayas Asfeha (41) to recount his migration story from multiple refugee camps to his arrival in Missoula, Montana, a 16 year process.
In this interview conducted in November 26, 2017 in Bayonne, New Jersey, I Sarah Zaki (17) interview my brother about his childhood in Egypt, the birthplace for both of us! Wagdy shares his perspective on women in Egypt and the...
Colleagues Zachary Markwith (43) and Maha Elgenaidi [no age given] discuss their conversion to Islam, their experiences following 9/11, and the interconnectedness of different religious communities.
Sam, a loving father and husband discusses past events and shares important people in his life that shaped his identity. Through past adversities, he really got the chance to find himself and who he wanted to be.
This is the story of my father, Rick Worley, and his navy career as well as his childhood/marriage.
This is an interview about questions about the past of my friends life.
One Small Step conversation partners Mohamed Shoreibah (47) and Lynda Wilson (72) discuss immigration, political misinformation, Birmingham's history of racism and political struggle, and their hopes for its future.
Friends and colleagues Alex Zecevic (61) and Ahmed Amer [no age given] talk about their faith journeys, their lives as professors, and their reflections on the tensions between religion and science.
I’m Jana and I’m 16, with my dad, Hany, that’s 49. We talk about life, family, growing up, religion and more.
The Sasson sisters emigrated from Cairo, Egypt to the U.S.A. in June of 1968 as refugees of the Six-Day War. Their story is a reminder of how political and religious conflict uproots families, and how social class can play a...
Karim Nagi (49) talks to his wife, Indrany Datta-Barua (37), about his spirituality, identity, and his work as a musician, performer, and educator of Arabic music, dance, and culture.
Mara Jill Herman (Astoria) interviews Alan Semerdjian (Long Island) who makes meaning of his life through art. They discuss family influence, Armenian heritage, dialectic thinking, writing, music, and the art of educating.
Namira Islam Anani (33) and her husband Omar Anani (38) discuss preserving their family histories, the different approaches they take to fight Islamophobia and Xenophobia, and the role coffee and food has had in their lives.
I talked to my father about his experiences living in a foreign country and serving for a foreign army. Talk to my father also about his experiences with immigration, his education, his childhood and his marriage.
Tahra Eissa (28) interviews her father Muhammad S. Eissa (80) about his childhood growing up in Egypt, his education at Al Azhar in Cairo, and working as a professor of Islam in the U.S.
Spouses Heidi Plumb (41) and Kale Dankenbring (47) recall the journey of travel and enlightenment they completed before opening a small coffee shop in Kansas.
Sabry (“Gedo”) talks about his path to university in Alexandria, Egypt, his professional career, and his immigration story.
LeaAnn Jolley (43) talks with her husband, Benjamin Burger (40), both paleontologists, about their adventures in the field, what drew them to fossils in the first place, and what it's like now that they are bringing their children into the...
Friends and colleagues Clemens "Clem" Work (75) and Asmaa Abukaie (37) discuss Asmaa's upbringing in Damascus, Syria before the outbreak of war in 2011. The two share memories of supporting other immigrant and refugee families in Montana and Idaho. Asmaa...