Interviewing my Grandma
January 30, 2020 App Interview

Interviewing my wonderful Grandma, Joanne Pearson. I ask her about what it was like to grow up during World War II and what it was like to become a mother.

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David Oberhausen and Marilyn Oberhausen

Spouses, David Oberhausen (78) and Marilyn Oberhausen (77), share a conversation about their childhoods, their parents, and their life together.

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Alexys Hillman and Bryan Seifstein

Friends and colleagues, Alexys Hillman (36) and Bryan Seifstein (33), sit down for a conversation about the 2016 presidential election, the 2017 Women’s March, the role politics play in their lives, and the hopes they have for the future of...

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John Wooten and Jessica Wootel

Jessica Wootel (38) shares a conversation with her father-in-law, John “Wayne” Wooten (73), remembering John’s wife, Merry Edenton-Wooten.

Reuniting with our 6th-grade Teacher

8th graders Adia and Caleb interview their former 6th grade reading teacher, Emily Loerch, about her life and career.

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Nausheen Rajan and Andrew McDonald

Nausheen Najan (27) is interviewed by her colleague and friend Andrew McDonald (25) about growing up in Florida, her parents' migration journey, being a graduate student at Princeton, the impostor syndrome, and her work as cofounder of Ismailis Rise Up.

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Lisa Sims, Paige Spencer, and Grace Sims

Lisa Sims (63) and her daughters, Paige Spencer (35) and Grace Sims (25), sit down for a conversation about their fondest memories, career goals, and spiritual experiences, as well as the love they have for one another.

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Emma Bentley Ruzicka and John Bentley

Emma Bentley Ruzicka (34), interviews her grandfather Dr. John Bentley (86) about his time in the Navy, how he met his wife, becoming a doctor, and the experiences that followed him from state to state.

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Lusharon Wiley and Ernest Dawson

Lusharon Wiley (70) and her fiancé Ernest Dawson (70) discuss Ernest's family, his time attending Pensacola High School during integration, being the first black football player on the team, his time at Tuskegee University and those who encouraged him along...

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Cyndi Farley and Daniel Farley

Spouses, Cyndi Farley (60) and Daniel "Dan" Farley (67), share their love story, reminisce about the many adventures they have had together, and remember JJ, who was Cyndi's first husband and Daniel's close friend.

Interview with William Putnam

My grandfather will be 92 in less than a week. He answered three questions I was curious to know. We had a lot of fun recording this.

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Taylor Reed Boes and Jordan Everything Stanton

Fiancées, Jordan Everything Stanton (30) and Taylor Reed Boes (31), sit down for a conversation about their relationship, their experiences coming out as trans women, and Jordan's loved ones who have passed away.

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Rachel Pettis and Hannah Gibson

Sisters Rachel Pettis (33) and Hannah Gibson (45) sit down for a conversation about their family and the different experiences they had growing up as siblings born eleven years apart.

Hannah Merrill and her father, Greg Merrill, discuss his childhood and thoughts during the time of the pandemic.

In this interview, conducted in November 2021 in Flower Mound, Texas, Hannah Merrill (16), interviews her father Greg Merrill (44) on his childhood and his thoughts during the time of the pandemic. Mr. Merrill first answers as to if he...

Getting to Know our Middle School Guidance Counselor

Eighth graders, Adia and Kellee, interview their middle school guidance counselor about her childhood home life, and work life.

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Paul Kennedy and Vince Whibbs

Paul Kennedy (57) shares with his friend Vince "Vinnie" Whibbs (77) about his childhood, his 30 years incarcerated and getting the support he needed to stay out of prison through the anti-recidivism program, Re-entry Alliance Pensacola (REAP).

Getting to Know the Principal

An eighth grader, Adia, interviews her new middle school principal, Mr. Brummet, about his childhood, home life, and work life.

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Brandi Winkleman and Aimee Shaffer

Aimee Shaffer (62) interviews her friend Brandi Winkleman (37) about her work at A HOPE for Santa Rosa County. They also discuss the importance of working together as a community, as well as the joy animal-human bonds can bring to...

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McKenzie Lovelace and Alison Thero

Friends McKenzie Lovelace [no age given] and Alison Thero [no age given] discuss their experiences running local businesses in Pensacola, FL and express gratitude for their friendship, which has both brought them joy and eased the challenge of running a...