Jim Bear Full tells Thompson Reichert about the trouble he got into as a teenager playing with acetylene.

Jim Bear Full (67) and Thompson Reichert (67), friends since 2000, were business partners in the Ganas Community in Staten Island NY. Like all adolescents, Bear was into mischief. This experiment with acetylene got him into lots of trouble.

Claudia Deaton

Interview with Claudia Deaton, age 70. Stories of her family, especially her dad, Austin Lane. Memories of her parents and sailing trips.

Mary Beth Majors Interview

Mary Beth Major MS, APRN, AGNP-C Economic necessity was the impetus for enrolling in nursing classes at Minneapolis Community and Technical College. Caring for medically complex patients experiencing health care inequities led me to St. Catherine University College for Adults...

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Harry Freeman and Robert Matheny

Friends, Robert 'Mark' Matheny (77) and Harry Freeman (80) discuss growing up in the racially plagued South, the Civil Rights Movement, their love for Memphis, and their family's involvement with the government.

Alan Ziegler describes himself as a futurist. Listen as he explains why.

Throughout his professional work as a lawyer and educator, Alan Ziegler says his observance and appreciation of societal change instilled in him the disposition of a futurist. At age 83, he remembers events that occurred to him more than 82...

Fatima Ahmed and Qadir Ahmed

Fatima Ahmed (17) talks with her father, Qadir Ahmed (57) about life experiences, immigrating to America, and family.

Karishma Babani and Manju Babani

Karishma Babani (17) talks with her mother, Manju Babani (44) about her life before changing her life and how it how it is different from her current one. This included lessons she has learned and the way both of these...

Mary Broderick Interview

Mary Broderick has worked with the Sisters of St. Joseph of Carondelet (CSJ), St. Paul Province, for over 40 years. She joined with Sister Anne Joachim Moore at the founding of St. Mary's Junior College as a nursing professor and...

John McCandless (aka Johnny Mac) + Dean Tokishi
December 29, 2023 App Interview

In May 2022, Dean Tokishi completed a storytelling training alongside 12 extraordinary individuals, led by SMALL TOWN * BIG ART artist Leilehua Yuen. Our team paired each participant with an intergenerational partner to engage in a 40-minute, audio-recorded "Talk Story"...