Cecil Durbin | about his mom and dad

I (Paul) interviewed my dad, Cecil, on January 1, 2020. I focused on finding out some details and stories concerning my Grandpa and Grandma.

Bold!

We talked about what Le'Denise would have told her younger self

George Gao and DanielY
December 10, 2018 App Interview

George and Daniel discuss the themes and motifs of 1984 and other ideas.

Silence: “A twist on a typical martyr story” Part 2

High school student Elisabeth Bieber interviews a fellow parishioner and mentor on the spirituality and religious teachings of the Catholic Church in Silence by Shusaku Endo. Part 2 of my interview! Part 1 got cut short because of technical difficulties,...

Janelle Spencer-Ramirez and her Grandpa talk about his life before emigrating to Chicago and his life in Chicago

In this inteview with my grandpa, Autemio B. Ramirez, 76 years old, we talked about his life in the Philipines before he emigrated to the United States and his life after he emigrated. We saw the similarities and differences between...

Movies and life

In this interview, conducted in November 25th 2018 in Chicago, Illinois, Jack O’Connell (16) interviews his family friend and land lord Mark Mckealvy (64) about cinema and raising children. Mr. Mckealvy shares his book idea on raising children on movies...

Asia interviews her grandfather, John Allen Ashford and learns more about his life.

In this interview, made on December 19th, 2018 in Chicago, Illinois, Asia interviews her grandfather John. They talk about his parents and how he got his name. Asia learned that her grandfather didn’t finish high school and was very active...

David Owusu and his Auntie Evelyn Barden talk about her life in Accra, Ghana

In this interview, conducted on 27 November 2018 in Chicago, Illinois, David Owusu(16) interviews his auntie Evelyn Barden(38) about her childhood and the person who has had a great influence in her life and the lesson that he or she...

“The Great Thanksgiving Listen “
November 27, 2018 App Interview

In the beginning of the interview we talked about my partners personal life. Towards the end of the we shifted to the topic the American dream

Life in the US

The interview was about how life was in India and America for my brother and the differences between the two.

Dad and me

In this interview that took place in Chicago,Illinois. Pilsen (mon Nov 27,2017). Johnny Gaytan (16) interviews his dad Dario Gaytan about his childhood and teenage years and how they affected his life now and what he would have done differently...

The Life and Stories of Carol Dewis

We discussed different stories from her life and some wisdom she has learned for others.

Karizma Blackburn talking to Her father Clifton Blackburn about his life and family heritage.

In this interview,conducted in November 2017 in Chicago,IL,Karizma Blackburn (17) interviews her father Clifton Blackburn(64) about the identity he has molded into from childhood and family lineage. He depicts the laughter of memories that can bring joy.Mr.Blackburn reveals how huge...

Lit Life: Lauren Zelisko and Caroline Booras discuss the emotional themes within The Kite Runner.

In this recording, two friends discuss the life-changing effects of war and abuse, as well as the the values within Afghan culture learned from Khaled Hosseini’s novel, The Kite Runner.

BookWise: Sarah Kim and José Olivarez discuss books, poetry, and minority authors.
September 13, 2018 App Interview

In this recording, Hinsdale Central High School student Sarah Kim and Young Chicago Authors teaching artist José Olivarez discuss the recent publication of "Citizen Illegal", inspiring poets that motivate writing, and literature written by minority authors.

Jordy Basabe and his mother Yolanda Silva talk about experiences in Mexico as a child and experiences now in the U.S.

In this interview, conducted June 6th, 2018 in Chicago, Illinois, Jordy Basabe (17) interviews his mother Yolanda Silva (41) about her childhood in Mexico and her experiences here in the U.S. in Spanish. Ms. Silva shares stories about the experiences...

Creativity for a Lifetime

My grandma and I discussing life and how creativity has presented itself theoughout life’s various stages.