Cindy Morris, Dealing With A Life Changing Illness

Cindy Morris was able to retire early to care for her mother, a stroke survivor with Parkinsons Disease. But just two year’s later, Cindy was diagnosed with Multiple Systems Atrophy - Parkinsons and required a caregiver of her own. Her...

Elise Kelley and her great aunt Harriett talking about her life.

In this interview, my great aunt and I had a discussion about her life growing up compared to the life she lives today.

Stanley Baker talks about his life through the years and his service in the military from 1962-1969.

In this interview, conducted in February 2020 in Memphis, Tennessee, Abby Shainberg (17) interviews her grandfather (79) about his childhood and growing up, decision to join the military and life in the military, and his personal values. At the end...

Words of the wiser

I interviewed my mimi,Dawn who has MS. A Symptom that does not allow you to move your body without pain. I was grateful to spend time listening about her life and the challenges she faced. It was an amazing opportunity...

Memu

My grandmother, who I affectionately call Memu, discusses growing up in the 50s in Shreveport, Louisiana, balancing education with raising two children, and her experience as a nurse. “I would like to be remembered as a fair person, a loving...

Legacy and Tradition

This interview primarily focused on the importance of not family, but friends as well. By following my own father’s journey from childhood to fatherhood, from struggles to joyous moments, this interview is captures all of those moments into a coherent...

Samantha Santillan and her mom Louella Santillan talk about family and growing up.

This interview takes place in Samantha Santillan’s living room on November 29th 2019. Samantha (13) interviews her mom Louella Santillan (46) and asks questions about childhood, careers, and having kids.

Questions for Papa

This is an interview i made with my grandpa on Thanksgiving, November 28, 2019. We talked about his military life and some things about his childhood and family life.

“A Package Deal”: Two Brothers Face Mortality Together

David Carles and his little brother, Mark Carles, are best friends. Growing up on Staten Island, the two did everything together. But in 2018, Mark’s life was upended by a cancer diagnosis at the age of 24. A year after...