Robert Hamma and Amber Smith

One Small Step conversation partners Bob Hamma (72) and Amber Smith (42) talk about working with immigrants for citizenship and counseling teens in schools.

Joanne Niessner and Kathy Walsh

Joanne Niessner (86) talks with her friend Kathy Walsh (77) about her family history and her husband's family, including immigration, military service, and connections with the Geneva Lakes area.

Looking Back

Bogdan Eftimie is 49 and is the father to me, Anja Eftimie. We talking about his childhood memories and memories from even just a year ago.

Laurie Meininger and Pete Montaño

One Small Step conversation partners Laurie Meininger (65) and Pete Montaño (68), talk about travel, family life, voting rights, gun control and gun ownership and the tension between individual freedom and personal responsibility.

Maddy Shearer interviews Beatrice Peterson about International Traveling and Living during the Cold War

Beatrice Peterson recalls her experiences traveling with the American military during the midst of the Cold War to locations like Vietnam, Cambodia, Germany, and Romania while being interviewed by her granddaughter, Maddy Shearer on May 14th, 2022. She details how...

Fran Young and Paul Young

Married couple, Fran Young (68) and Paul Young (72), recall stories and events that lead them to becoming international teachers, traveling to many countries, culture shocks, and navigating life in Springfield, Missouri after traveling abroad.

Paulina Castiel & Annette Weinberg

Paulina, during the war the Nazis would make their lives miserable. When she was four they were taken from their home in Romania and forced them into a ghetto where they waited to be taken to Auschwitz. Her father was...