“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...

How a Crazy Childhood Could Make an Amazing Teacher

Growing up, Basant Tawfik took a different route when it came to an average childhood. As she grew older, religion paved a way for her and shaped her to be the successful teacher she is today.

I Can Do All Things

In this interview, conducted on November 25, 2018 in Egg Harbor Township, New Jersey, Tim Medina (16) interviews his mother Tavita Medina (50) about her childhood experiences and some of her stories growing up. She also talks about what religion...

A Woman’s Right: The Story It Tells – Caley

A Woman’s Right: The Story It Tells - Caley O'Brien speaks candidly about her experiences as a well-informed woman during the political upheaval of Trump and his administration taking office. Caley reflects on the days surrounding the Women's March on...

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...

history

In this interview we talked about what my sister regretted, the happiest and saddest times in her like etc...

Interview with Dad about Coming to America

Talked to my father about his journey of being born in India and immigrating to America, filled with humorous accounts and memories.

My Father's Changing Relationship with His "Community"

This discussion follows my Dad’s sense of community throughout his life: growing up in a predominantly white neighboorhood, joining a social fraternity, marrying a woman outside his ethnicity, and so on. Among other topics, we try to define community, describe...

Mommish

In this interview, conducted in November 2018 in Egg Harbor Township, New Jersey. Nova Lee Migliore (17) talked to her great grandma, Genowefa Mis (also called Mommish, age (88) about living conditions back when she lived in Poland and America,...

Chicken Pox in Disney

In this interview, Garrett Shaner (16) interviews his mother Cathleen Shaner (48) in the house where Garrett grew up in Egg Harbor Township, NJ on November 23, 2018. Cathleen tells stories of her childhood living in Linwood New Jersey. She...

Immortal

Me(Enmanuel Peña) interviewing my mom (Ana Bonilla) based on her life. She lived in the Dominican Republic for 27 Years and has lived in the United States for the last 23. My mom has gone through a lot in her...

Interview with my Grandfather

In this interview, I get to know my grandfather better who experienced hardship in his life. As one who lived through the Korean War as a child, my grandfather would go on to serve in the Korean Army as a...

Legacy of May Brill, wife, mother, grandmother, great grandmother, veteran, woman.

May Brill, 1st generation American, fought for the United States in WWII, leaving a legacy of Love and remembrance. At 93 years old, she is New Jersey’s Chairman of Women in the Military, and championing the rights of all women.

Harold Rainey and Jonas Brownell

Harold Rainey (78) interviewed by his grandson, Jonas Brownell (11) about his childhood and school years: 2022-11-27 20:17:22

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.

Wisdom and Love

Tracy Fouts(John Campbell’s friends mother) was interviewed in Egg Harbor Twp, NJ by John Campbell. Tracy talks about growing up, moving around,mistakes she made but explains how important they are to make up who Tracy is today. Tracy shows how...

Interview with Joanie Rodano

We discussed childhood memories and life lessons. We talked about people in Joanies life that meant a lot to her.

Meet My Mommy

On November 27 2017, I interview my mother, Rita Ngo in Egg Harbor Township NJ, in my house specifically, the kitchen. I am Peter Tran living the normal life of an American student, however my mother grew up in Vietnam,...

The Great Thanksgiving Listen 2018-Stephanie Urban

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

Mommy and Me

I talked to my mother about her life and childhood. Then I asked her about my life and childhood. She told me about her extended family and lessons she was taught by family and friends. She told me her hopes...