“My happiest memory… it’s a toss up between the day you were born and between the day Fati told me you were a girl” “So I’m your favorite?”

Hirah Chaudhary, 16, interviews her mother Zenab Chaudhary, 40. She talks about her childhood, immigration to America, and plans for the future (and maybe a curse). She came to the states at 10 and lived in Florida for a few...

Patti Williamson and Vinay Kumaran

One Small Step conversation partners Patti Williamson (54) and Vinay Kumaran (53) have a conversation about pro-life vs. pro-choice and the immigration experience.

Conversation with Jean Wu, United States Navy Veteran

I had a conversation with Ms. Wu who served from 1994 to 2006 in the United States Navy. We discussed her initial experiences and what inspired her to join the Navy after high school. We discussed career opportunities and the...

Karen Schaefer and Jessie Hayden

Karen Schaefer (80) tells her daughter Jessie Hayden (58) about her childhood, her time in the Peace Corps, motherhood, and being a teacher.

Vimal Nikore and Sonia Nikore

Sonia Nikore [no age given] talks with her mom, Vimal Nikore [no age given], about her life following the 1947 Partition of India. They discuss education as well as Vimal's decision to immigrate to the United States.

Vimal Nikore and Monika Nikore

Monika Nikore [no age given] has a second conversation with her mother, Vimal Nikore (86). This conversation adds greater detail to Vimal's childhood which includes the 1947 Partition of India.