The Iranian Revolution of 1979, Through the Eyes of a Fleeing Immigrant

Pamela Shamshiri was nine years old when the Iranian Revolution began. Pamela and her mother and brother were in Los Angeles for Christmas when the revolution started. Her father went back to Iran, but the other three family members stayed...

La historia de mi Padre

In this interview, conducted in December 2, 2019 in Los Angeles, CA, Janet Luna (16 year old) interviews her father Maximino Luna (49 year old) about his experience on immigrating to the U.S at a young age. Max also discusses...

Farm Life

The two people in the interview are Presley Panaro and Mary Jane Arrington, Mary Jane is Presley's grandmother. The interview took place at Mary Jane's House and Presley age is 14. Working on a farm is long, hard work but...

Nicholas and hayley

This interview is with my sister, Hayley, and we discuss our thoughts — particularly over family.

The Grief of Losing an Idol

On November 27th, 2017, Charlie Ruderman interviewed his mother Catherine Smith to learn about her childhood and what it was like to lose a loved one. Throughout the interview, Catherine describes her childhood in the 1970’s San Fernando Valley. This...

Sugar Can’t Bring Him Down

“You’ll be dead by the age of fifty” Jerry Sraberg was told. 14 year old Demi Weitz interviews her grandfather, Jerry Sraberg, about how being a diabetic affected him in negative and positive ways and the obstacles he overcame. In...

Combat Veteran interviews Military Widow

Mrs.Joy was kind enough to share her life experiences with me and I am forever grateful. She is a military widow who owns her own daycare. Being a combat veteran myself, I had countless questions because of the many intersections...

Isaac and his cousin Sarah

In this interview conducted, conducted in November 2017 in Chicago Illinois Isaac Abdella (15) interviews his cousin Sarah Sisay(18). Isaac interviews her about her childhood with her family and how it impacted her life today. Sarah also talks about her...