"I became more confident in myself as a result"

I chose my favorite person, my mother, to interview. In the short span of 15 minutes, I learned a lot about her. We discussed topics such as her marriage, family members, her own life etc. I have gained more respect...

Mia Puerto’s Test Interview for the Great Thanksgiving Listen,2018

In this test recording Mia Puerto at EHTHS in EHT, NJ records a practice audio rule for the 2018 pilot of the Great Thanksgiving Listen. Mia Puerto is in grade 11 and is studying English

"So I caused a little trouble coming into the world too"
December 8, 2022 App Interview

Rita Bowman (58) talks to her daughter, Sam Armengolt (16), about her childhood and what she has learned throughout her life. Born into a lower class family, Rita took care of her younger siblings while growing up; at 18 she...

The Finger Roll

16 year old A’mahr Brown interviews his father Joe. They talk about Joe’s childhood. They talk about life lessons that can be learned from adults.

"We Were Reunited"

Melina Plummer (16, Grandaughter) and Maureen McCarthy (58, Grandmother) Discuss a multitude of topics. Being a single mother and being the first generation of Women to work full time is tough. Maureen has lived through a lot and has a...

How was it?

Ben (I) interviews his mother about experiences she had throughout her life comparing life in a foriegn country very different from the US, challenges, religion, and growing up and maturing for the Great Listen 2019. (Tito - Filipino word for...

No Regrets

Teenager, Vivian Lee (17) interviews her grandma (74) at their family home in New Jersey, Egg Harbor Township. Her grandma recalls the hardships she faced when she lived in China and how fortunate she was when she came to America....

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 Interview

I interview my mom about her passion in teaching and how she deals with overcoming covid troubles. Teachers everywhere have been going through many similar situations. The best thing we can do is adapt and learn from these harsh times...

Brandon Wu’s Test Interview for the Great Thanksgiving Listen, 2019

In this test recording, Brandon Wu at Egg Harbor Township High School in Egg Harbor Township, NJ records a practice audio file in the 2019 pilot of the Great Thanksgiving Listen. Brandon Wu is in grade 11 and is studying...

Growing up in the military

My grandmother, Joan, talks about her life growing up with military parents. Also her 3 children and the hard times during her divorce and how she is happier with her second husband.

Eleanor Sapienza being interviewed by her granddaughter, Emily Rudolph got the Great Thanksgiving Listen 2017.

I (Emily Rudolph,16) interviewed my grandma Eleanor Sapienza (74) on November 25, 2017 in EHT, NJ. I learned a lot that I did now know about her. She shared her first memory and most recent memory. In addition, she told...

“Education is the only thing nobody can’t take away from you”

In this interview, conducted in November 25th,2018 in Egg Harbor Township, New Jersey. Andrea Giraldo-Puerta (17) interviews her mom Monica Puerta (47) about her childhood and her life experiences. My mom shares one of her favorite memories of me when...

Samia and Sadia Alam talk about their childhood and growing up together.

In this interview, conducted on November 24th, 2018, Samia Alam interviews her older sister, Sadia Alam, about her life. Samia asks her sister questions about what it was like growing up with a younger sibling and asks for stories that...