History interview

My moms life and how she became the person she is today

A boy becoming a man in the eighties

I interview my father on growing up in the eighties, his interests in relation to mine, and experiences he had that shaped the man he is today. A healthy balance of hard work and enjoying life captures the essence of...

2nd is Great

Hard work builds up to one meet. One relay that has great chances of winning faces adversity, and races their hearts out.

Ted Christou and his American Dream

Ted Christou, my Pappou, immigrated from Greece in 1966 with his wife (my Yiayia), 2 kids, a single suitcase, and without knowing a word of English. He talks about his journey of immigration and how he achieved his American dream.

What can hard work get you?
February 25, 2019 App Interview

This is the story about how my dad’s hard work got him to the U.S.

Childhood memories and majors

Her childhood memories assisted her to double majors for her community

Reflecting on the Past

People reflect on their lives often, however, there are always certain memories that are difficult to relive. On January 8th in her home in Los Angeles, Lucrezia Pignatelli met with her nanny, Mahesh Krishan, aged 46, to discuss his life...

Looking For A Better Life

A 12 year old boy turns into a police officer. On December 31st Viviana Rodriguez asks her grandfather, Rafael Hernandez, what it was like to start working in such a young age and then eventually transition into being a police...

A spontaneous life
January 14, 2019 App Interview

My mom talks to me about how having a young mom, two daughters, a loving husband, and a spontaneous mind has shaped her life.

A Chat About the Past: War and Memories

In this interview, Kendall (13) interviews her grandfather, Larry (73). She asks questions deep into his past, which include war and stories of it. He shares important memories and how he persevered to get through college. Also, he talks about...

“It’s one of those countries everyone forgets about,” says every American to ever exist.

Long, long ago before there were iPhones, there was cassette tapes, Madonna and neon leggings. Welcome to the ’80s! On November 25 of 2018, 15-year old Lena Rohan interviews her mother, Mirela Lisicar-Rohan on what it was like being an...

Thanksgiving Interview 2018 with Dave Nickell

The key rule to life is to treat others how you want to be treated, in life and in business. Also, if you work hard, it will pay off and it is always good to earn things.

Family life interview with Martin Taylor

In this interview I speak with my dad about how growing up in his family changed him as a person as well as the influence brought onto him by his mother and neighbor. We speak of family traditions, origins from...

Live life to the Fullest

My mother has been my role model since a young age. She has shown me the meaning in life, which is to live life to the fullest. I am grateful for this opportunity to be able to listen to her...

A talk with my Grandpa

In this interview, recorded November 23, 2016 in Urbana, Illinois, I, Jack Larson age 16, talk to my Grandpa, Carl S Larson age 84, about his life and experiences. Born in 1934, he attended University of Illinois and became a...

Immigrating to the United States

Rosa Ortega describes her experience immigrating to the United States. One of her main reasons to move to the United States was for the low-income situation in Mexico. She describes her difficulties when she first comes to the United States,...

Interview with my dad

My dad grew up in Oceanside New York and has always loved nature and having fun. He started his own business and feels people should always be kind to one another.