my mother’s childhood

Even though my mother had a hard childhood, however, she has yet to allow that to have a negative impact on her life. She has learned and grown from her past experiences and it had ultimately shaped her as a...

My Dad

We talked about who my father is and the things and people in his life that are significant to him.

Jack and his host parent Mr. Pittman talk about life experiences.

In his interview, conducted in December 2017 in Virginia Beach, Virginia, Jack (17) interviews his host parent (61) about childhood and earlier years’ experiences in his hometown. Mr. Pittman described his most difficult time when his mother died when he...

The Farmer

My father tells a story about getting into trouble with a farmer as a kid in the time before the suburbs took over.