Elizabeth Alatorre I answers Elizabeth Alatorre II’s questions.

Today I asked my mom a series of questions revolving around her life. She talked about how she felt first coming to the U.S. Her feeling of relief once she became a citizen. I found out she has absolutely no...

From Haiti to Orange County: An Adoption Story

Kristen Howerton interviews her son Kembe about the experience of surviving the Haiti earthquake and immigrating to the US at age 3.

Interview With My Father

My dad talks about his experiences and memories around the time of the Vietnam War, with having to flee the country, and eventually reaching America. He experienced hardships in America too as he had to learn the language and create...

Growing up in Westminister 1962~

Growing up in the Westminster area 1962~ with specific attention to the changing land use and community.

A Date With My Boyfriend(‘s Mom)

On April 22, 2018, Kaylee and Brenda met to talk about Brenda’s childhood and life experiences. As they sat in Brenda’s living room in Orange County, they also talked a little bit about Kaylee’s aspirations.

A Different Point of View

An interview about my father’s experiences during the Vietnam War, growing up in Vietnam, and being a first generation immigrant parent fleeing to America for more opportunities. Additionally, he talks about the hardships of being in a foreign county and...

A New Couple Gets Vulnerable

A new couple talks about who they admire, regrets, high school, worst dates, family trauma, advice to young people, and ask each other rapid fire questions.

Somebody may depend on you

Whatever I have experienced there are thousands of people writing the story

The Merchant of Food

Interview with Harald Herrmann, CEO Second Harvest Food Bank Orange County. The story of a South African emigree who grew up in Anaheim to become one of the top restaurant executives in America and is now running Orange County’s largest...

Noroozilla

Story about growing up Iranian and the true meaning of Persian New Year (Norooz)

A French American family in the OC

An conversation with Damien Daphne Randy Isabelle about their family life in Orange County