Ava Steaffens and Jessica Prechtl

Growing up in Miami as Cuban and French Canadian first-generation immigrant and life on Balboa Penninsula.

Early Life (Pre-Castro)

My grandfather spoke of his life born in Camagüey and moving to havana and then his life going throughout up until Castro and my grandmother did about the same.

Kaylee and Kim Garcia

Kaylee asks her mom about her childhood and growing up. They look at differences in their childhood and similarities such as how much they like school. Kim talked about other things some kids get to do like going to camps....

Interview with Mom

We discussed her life growing up in L.A. and her family, as well as political views and protesting. She talked about her wishes for future generations of our family and I, and how she wants to be remembered.

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November 1, 2018
Alan Stepakoff & Josh Stepakoff

“The last thing I wanted you to do was to be afraid of being Jewish.” Josh Stepakoff talks with his father, Alan, about surviving a shooting at a Jewish day camp when he was six years old. Produced by StoryCorps. This...

Interviewing my Dad about his life.

During this Interview, with my dad, I asked him questions about his childhood and how the decisions in his childhood effected his life growing up to his current state. I learned a lot of things in this interview that I...