Story Corps Interview

My mom told her life story during this interview. We discussed her childhood memories along with highlights of her current job.

Ms. Mendoza’s affect on her students

I learned that Ms. Mendoza got here inspiration to go into the educational field because she started off as a Sunday School teacher and that’s when she found her passion for wanting to help others. I learned that she first...

Michelle Wang and Manuel Rosado Torres

Michelle Wang (13) talks with her eighth grade math teacher, Manuel Rosado Torres about his childhood and early experiences as a teacher.

Diane, retired teacher, talks about her family and reflects on her accomplishments as a teacher.

Diane (76) is asked about her childhood and family, as well as the people who affected her life the most. She reflects on her own and her son's weddings, as well as her daughter-in-law. Diane answers why she wanted to...

Being a teacher

I speak to Mrs. De La Garza on being a teacher

Cindy Haslem (79) talks about her life experiences as a women from 1942 to now with granddaughter, Erin (23)

Cynthia Haslem (79) talks about her childhood experiences growing up in a strict household in the 50’s and 60’s with her granddaughter, Erin Haslem (23). The interview takes place in Livonia, Michigan in Cindy’s current home. Cindy lived in Dearborn,...

Family interview

My aunt talked about her childhood and told me her difficult memory also told me her parents and her best what she is good at and a good memory about me when I was a babby.

Sharon Strus: Selfless Mother, Former Catholic Nun, & Polka Accordion Star. The story of a life of humble choices & great outcomes.

Sharon's storied life starts in Michigan, shipping off to the convent at age 13, finding herself in her 20s, then marrying a Polish bus driver in her 30s, and starting a new life chapter. Gain the wisdom of a woman...

"Well I wasn't rich, I wasn't beautiful, and my husband is…not quite on the handsome side but he was okay."

My grandmother Florence, known to us as Fuffie, talks about her life from childhood up until now, from her happiest moments to her biggest regrets.

Haley Bell interviews her grandma about her experiences as a woman throughout the different stages of her life.

In this interview, Haley Bell, 20, interviews her grandma, Eva Pease, 72, through the StoryCorps connect app. Haley is located in Ypsilanti, MI, and Eva is located in Bay City, MI. This interview was conducted for a psychology course to...

Kingsley Fannon interviewing Mrs. Csatlos

I interview Mrs.Csatlos about her life, how she decided to become a teacher, and her thoughts on the current events at VES

Practice interview

Kennedy and Ashley talk about their childhood :)


In this interview I spoke with my teacher Mrs.Dunn about a specific time in her life. I ask her about her past and what it was like growing up.

Joel interviewing his father, Mark Moses

My father and I discussed the people and ideas that he has found to be highly influential in his life, as well as his views on the importance of happiness and the best ways to go about living.

From the Coal Mines to Success

Alice Louise Ainsworth beat the odds and got out of a coal mining town in Pennsylvania to become a successful teacher. I asked Wheezie what was it like growing up and how did she ever go to college when no...

Interview with Mr. Hedderson

I spoke to Mr. Hedderson and asked him about his goals and aspirations for his future, also his previous experiences.

Lydia Smith and Jordan Perez

[Recorded: Tuesday, September 19th, 2023] Lydia Smith (19) from South Hill, Virginia, and Jordan Perez (19) from Harrisonburg, Virginia participated in this One Small Step conversation as part of their Public Service Pathways 1-credit UNST course at UVA. Lydia shares...