My Father’s Journey to America

I’m Jayden Hristov and I’m 18 years old. I interview my father, Kaloyan (Kally), who is 47 years old about his experience moving from Bulgaria to the United States. Immigrants are what make up the US, so I thought it...

We came here for a better life. I am thankful that we found one.

Snejka Sotirova (82) talks to her granddaughter, Deia Colosi (13) about her life during the rise of communism in Bulgaria and their decision to immigrate. This interview was recorded in Port Jefferson on November 24, 2022. The topics discussed are...

Steve Desroches and Kristen Becker

Steve Desroches (47) and Kristen Becker (45) discuss Becker's career as a stand up comic including touring the South with Jay Bakker, the son of Jim and Tammy Faye Bakker, as well as her childhood spent in both the North...

Simona Trakiyska & Scott Acord

Simona has created a life for herself where she is able to travel for extended periods of time and work from wherever she happens to land. This semi-nomadic life allows her to get immersed in other cultures, meet locals and...

Millie and her Nonno Lee

Lee Miller (76) in NYC speaks with his granddaughter Millie (13) who lives in Rome, Italy. He recounts growing up in Brooklyn in the 1950's & 60's, and share stories about his father, her great grandfather fighting in World WarII...

Interview Part 2

This is the second part of the interview with my grandpa

Interview Part 1

First part of interview with my grandpa, since something happened halfway thru the recording

Mom’s trip to America

My mom travels across the world to start a new life in America. When arriving to America, she travels with her friend, Maya, in a police car to get to her brother’s house in New Jersey...


Vassil Kachkin on his experience with immigrating to the U.S.

Beth Finke and Iliana Genkova

Iliana Genkova (47) interviews her memoir writing teacher Beth Finke (60) about how Beth became blind in her twenties, living with a disability, and her seeing eye dog.