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January 20, 2019
Emily and Maria Rivas

“I’m terrified of missing you growing up.” In 2000, Maria Rivas immigrated from El Salvador to the United States. A year later, Rivas received Temporary Protected Status (TPS) to stay and work legally in the U.S. TPS is set to...

Hana and Saba Alam Interview

I interviewed my mom for an English Project. My mother felt more comfortable talking in her mother’s tongue so we did the interview in Urdu.

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January 4, 2019
Paru Venkat and Alagappa Rammohan

“When I buy a new book, I don’t start reading the first page. I smell it.” At StoryCorps, we’re used to hearing tales of love. But here’s one of a different sort: a love letter to the written word. Meet...

“You might as well like me.”

My Aunt Hazel, 72 years old came to my house for a very interesting interview..

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December 28, 2018
Bud Jones & Jackie Jones

“There was this big possum on the side of the road. He wasn’t hurt at all, except he was dead.” New Year’s Eve in Times Square? Meh. The real action is in Tallapoosa, Georgia. That’s where Bud and Jackie Jones,...

The Great Holiday Listen Part II

Part II: In this part of the interview, my grandma talked about all the things she is grateful for, grateful to have, and grateful to be. In the last fifteen minutes, she shared her words of wisdom to the younger...

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December 7, 2018
Adam Roseman and Rick Rosenthal

“Don’t tell anybody that you saw Santa buying tools for the elves at Home Depot.” There are many ways to celebrate the holidays. While some light the Hannukah candles, some decorate Christmas trees. And for some, well, they do a...