Granny telling my parents wedding story

Grand father teasing my dad not to marry my mom but they did

Rose Rezaee and her mom Soheila Mansourianpour talk about her childhood in Iran and immigration.

In this interview, conducted in December 2018 in Memphis, Tennessee, Rose Rezaee interviews her mother Soheila Mansourianpour about her upbringing in Iran and emigration. She explains the place and atmosphere of her childhood as well as her family’s influence. She...

Final interview

This is a interview with Soheil Younai, my father, based on his immigration to the United States from Iran. We speak about his Jewish identity and hardships moving across the world

Bita Edraki and Kathy Purnell

Kathy Purnell (54) interviews her colleague, Bita Edraki (57), about her childhood in Iran before the Iranian Revolution, her journey to the United States, and her Bahá’í faith that has guided her through many transitions in life.

Robert O’Donnell and Katie Blackledge

Katie Blackledge (39) talks with her dad and fellow veteran, Robert "Bob" O'Donnell [no age given], about some of his most memorable military experiences.

Interview for World Geography

This is my interview with Ramine Baharamgi. He is an Epidemiologist. He came here from Iran and has lived and traveled all over the world.

Siavosh Arjomand

We talked about my grandfather’s life in Iran and his relationship with his wife.

History Immigrant Assignment

Some major talking points were the changes in life from the United States and Iran, and the journey to becoming an American.

Terri Angier and Emily Friedman

One Small Step conversation partners Terri Angier (60) and Emily Friedman [no age given] met for the first time in-person in Oklahoma City. In their One Small Step conversation, they talk about what led them to Oklahoma, their parents, and...

Great Thanksgiving Listen with my Great Mom
November 30, 2018 App Interview

I interviewed my mom about her life and how she ended up where she is.


It was a dad answering questions. They were about heritage,childhood and more.

Craig Interview August 19th, 2023

Erin Stevens (33) interviews father Craig Stevens (72) briefly about his life growing up, his adventures during his career, some of his many hobbies, and becoming a grandparent.

Gabrielle Azar-Levin and Philip Azar

Philip Azar (52) interviews his mother Gabrielle Azar-Levin (73) about her family and her life, particularly her younger years in Tehran, Iran.

Shirin Assemi and Ava Ahmadbeigi

Shirin Assemi (41) talks with StoryCorps facilitator Ava Ahmadbeigi (26) about her memories of growing up in Iran in the '80s, differences she sees between Iranian and American culture, and what she hopes her children will know about Iran in...

Determined to Learn

Nooshin Majlesi tells the story of her desire to learn overcoming all fears of war.

Kouhyar Mostashfi and Greg Smith

Kouhyar Mostashfi (45) and One Small Step conversation partner Greg Smith (59) speak about their earliest awareness of politics, their upbringings, how they have evolved politically, and how they first met.