Rowan Leaves

My interview is about me leaving for school. Though my family did not support were I was going in the beginning them are supporting me now.

From Internment to Disney, a Japanese American Artist Draws Strength Through His Work

Willie Ito was a wide-eyed little boy when he first saw Snow White and the Seven Dwarfs in technicolor at his neighborhood movie theater in San Francisco. That’s the moment he realized he wanted to be an animator. But Willie’s...

Karama Neal and Judge Olly Neal
September 30, 2019 App Interview

Judge Olly Neal grew up in Arkansas during the ’50s and didn’t care much for high school. One day he cut class and wandered into the library. It’s there he came across a book by African-American author Frank Yerby. The...

The Path To The Greatness

My name is Zamirah Felton and I interviewed one of my close friends Engoma Fataki. he is not from the United States, we will tell his story about his journey.

"Being independent, sacrifices, and not being selfish."

This Interview is with my mother. We discuss stuff such as advice for other single mother, and just basic information about what its like being a single mother.

Father-Son Bonding

This interview delves into a deep discovery of love and bondage between a father and a son.

Loving — but Leaving — the Military
September 23, 2019 App Interview

Retired Colonel Denise Baken enlisted in the Army in 1975 , following in her father’s military footsteps. She’d go on to serve for nearly three decades. At StoryCorps, Denise told her children — Richard and Christian Yingling — about her...

Waving Goodbye: Remembering a Mom Who Was "Strong In Everything"
September 23, 2019 App Interview

A lesser-known part of StoryCorps’ work happens in StoryCorps Legacy, which gives people with life-threatening illnesses the chance to record their story, and their loved ones a chance to remember. Over the past nine years, we’ve recorded over 2,000 interviews...

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September 18, 2019 MobileBooth West (MBY)

Partners, Marcellus Harper (38) and Kevin Thomas (53) reflect on how they came to work in ballet, the lack of representation of people of color in dance, why they felt it important to found Collage Dance Collective.

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September 18, 2019 MobileBooth West (MBY)

Davis [no last name given] (16) talks with StoryCorps Facilitator, Nalani Saito (24) about growing up in West Tennessee, his service work, and what he hopes to do in the future.

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September 18, 2019 MobileBooth West (MBY)

Eyleen Farmer (68) interviews her coworker, Loretta Mobley (54), about the influential women in her life and how she has used her own strength and faith in God to handle life’s curveballs.

What are some cultural differences you had to deal with when you came to the United States?

I asked my mother about her coming to America as a Chinese woman and how she dealt with having to raise a child with my dad who was American- then continues to explain the cultural differences.

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Ray Martinez and Brie Jackson
September 17, 2019 Door-to-Door Kit E

Ray Martinez (26) speaks with his friend Brie Jackson (24) about moving to New York, coming from small towns in the midwest, family, culture, and rebelling as youth.

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Edward Rivera (24) speaks to his friend Jaylen Strong (19) about their summers, roommate drama, childhood memories, family, identity, and beans.

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September 16, 2019 MobileBooth West (MBY)

Gerry Dupree (60) and his mother, Nell Thomas (79), reflect on their family, recalling memories of the house in which they both grew up, the love they gave and received, and the distance that’s come between their loved ones recently.

"Education in traveling… You cannot buy that kind of education."
September 16, 2019 App Interview

Patricia Y. Wong speaks to Kona Historical Society during a Kupuna Health & Wellness Outreach Event at the Regency Hualalai, September 15, 2019

"Let's start with breakfast."
September 16, 2019 App Interview

Bill Linaker speaks to Kona Historical Society during a Kupuna Health & Wellness Outreach Event at the Regency Hualalai, September 15, 2019.

"Don't try to change things."
September 16, 2019 App Interview

Marjory Erway speaks to Kona Historical Society during a Kupuna Health & Wellness Outreach Event at the Regency Hualalai, September 15, 2019.

"Time… tick, tick, tick, time… You can't buy it, you can't earn it, nobody can give it to you."
September 16, 2019 App Interview

Robert Divers speaks to Kona Historical Society during a Kupuna Health & Wellness Outreach Event at the Regency Hualalai, September 15, 2019.

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September 12, 2019 Door-to-Door Kit E

Saul-Yuan Calvillo (25) and their colleague and friend, Vei Darling (24), talk about life and communities in New York, queerness, and the city’s influence on identity.

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September 11, 2019 MobileBooth West (MBY)

Yancy Villa Calvo (43) talks with her husband, Mauricio Calvo (44), and daughter, Carolina Calvo (13), about their experiences being Mexican immigrants and newly naturalized Americans, and how they aspire to help others through their artistic and political efforts.