Story Corps Interview

This interview was with my grandmother about her life growing up and raising children.

The 1950s: What was Taught, What was Learned, and What was Known

We discussed what my Nana learned in her history classes, and what was taught about society in general. We specifically mentioned gender inequality and women’s rights, as well as what was expected in regards to segregation.

A’miya Betts with her grandpa Kimmie Montgomery talking about his journey through life and a few of his values as well

In this interview, recorded in November 2018 in Flint, Michigan, A’miya Betts (15) interviewing her grandpa Kimmie Montgomery (59). She asked her grandpa many questions about his life and what his values were. He shares many stories about his childhood...

Reminiscing with Mom

I talked with my mom about her memories of her upbringing and parenting me and what life has taught her.

December 3, 2018
Interview with my coworker, life coach, fellow Beowulf fanatic, and friend, Eric Cottingham.

Eric Cottingham is a Young Adult Librarian in Birmingham, Alabama. I’ve known him ever since he started working in my local public library, and I come to him to vent about college and life. The interview questions consist of information...

Dad 11/19/18

We talked about Santanu’s life pre marriage and kids and his journey from India to the US.

You’re not in Kansas anymore!

We discussed Andrew’s life in Kansas versus his life in Birmingham as it relates to history, culture, food, politics, etc.