The Great Listen Interview with Maricel Patungan

I interviewed my mom about her life growing up in the Philippines. She told about her favorite childhood memories, involving traditions during Christmas, etc. She also described the lifestyle in the Philippines, how different it is than in the US....

An Interview with Mom

Mom explains her favorite family dish, Sinigang na Baboy, and its origins

Learning about my big sister

Younger sister interviews big sister about her experiences as a child.

“I have no regrets…regrets are a waste of time.”

Mateo, age 9, interviews his Baptista grandparents Alfredo, 83, and Andrea, 79, who immigrated to Hawaii from the Philippines in 1968. Mateo is named after his grandfather’s father!

Life and Family in America (Mom)

In this interview, I talk to my mom about her life in the Philippines and how it compares to America. We sort of derail and we talk about other things too, but I got a chance to talk to my...

School Life in America

A conversation with my dad about his life in school, both his American and Filipino ones.

An interview with a future Dj (my dad)

My dad and I talk about what his life was like before in the Philippines and before he had kids

An Interview with Joanne Gomez :)

Here is my interview with my sister in law talking about her life back in the Philippines and the transition from her life back home and in the U.S.

Growing up: interview of my mom

My mother tells me, from her perspective, her experience growing up. From life in the Philippines to a full-time mother in the U.S

Juan S. Rivera, my grandfather

In this interview, my grandfather talks about how life was different in the Philippines during his time – mentioning how life was under martial law. And other things history related.

Vicente Alcid’s Daughter Rosemary Alcid Chaiser on Winning the lottery!

Angelique Chaiser Thomas interviews her mom, Rosemary Alcid Chaiser about how Rosemary’s Dad won the National Lottery (know as “sweepstakes”) in the Philippines. A man of deep faith- he had escaped beheading by the Japanese years prior. Rosemary describes both...

Interview with my Grandpa

On November 11, 2017 Janae Salamat interviewed her grandfather through a video chat on Facebook from San Diego to the Metro Manila (Philippines)In this interview Janae learned many things about her grandfather. He described how he was in the US...

Teacher in the Philippines

Grace Silab speaks of her experience as a teacher in the Philippines

“Not to sweat the small stuff and pick your battles” ~Aimee Torio

My mom and I talk about her past and how the people closest to her affected her identity and how her mistakes and learning from those mistakes influenced the strong and brilliant woman that my mom came to be.

A man who is a husband, a father, and grandfather, shares what it was like to live in the Phillipines and the U.S.
November 24, 2017 App Interview

In this interview, recorded in Manhattan Beach, California, Florentino Vinzon (83) is interviewed by Jonny Nguyen (13). Florentino talks about what it was like living in the Philippines as a child, living in the U.S. as a filipino immigrant, fighting...

Philippines -> US

Asking my grandfather about how life in the Philippines and the US differs.