A Chinese Mother and her American Daughter

My Chinese mother recounts growing up in 1970s Suzhou, China and moving to Alabama in the early 90's to start a new life. She discusses her career, reflects on major life choices, and gives advice.

Dusty W. on growing up in an “Appalachian Holiness Church”

A short interview with Dusty W., who grew up in an Appalachian snake-handling family. Dusty explains his family’s beliefs and his own spiritual outlook.

Interview with Dad!

Stella Charbonneau (16) interviews David Charbonneau (47) about his job, childhood and experience raising a family.

Even the Shiniest Apples Don’t Fall Far From the Tree

I decided to interview my mom because even though we both know each other very well, there were still some things left undiscovered. I am very thankful for all she has done for me throughout my life.

Book Talk: Ian Drury & Allegra Dugan discuss literature, benefits of reading, and timeless novels.

Drury and Dugan discuss the challenges of finding one’s path in the world, blooming in the face of darkness, and influencial people and events. Also mentioning various books that have stuck with them and hopes for the future.

Coming of age
September 17, 2018 App Interview

My father tells me about his college experience

Charlie Szur and Michaela Brenner

turning one of our many facetime chats into an interview where i ask Charlie about his childhood, his college experience, and what it means to go home to an unaccepting culture.

Isaiah Maerz & Ms. Yolanda

The theme of this interview was to see what were her 5 most meaningful life lessons? Along that we talked about regrets, occasions, and important experiences that we’ve both had.

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Stellan Knowles and LaCretia Springer

Stellan Knowles (21) speaks with his grandmother LaCretia Springer (76) about her childhood, the challenges of her life, and her hopes for future generations of LGBTQ+ youth and the significance of their relationship.

The Great Thanksgiving Interview With My Cousin

Isabella Wong, my cousin, is a 29-year old mother who had a tough time adapting to the environment after immigrating to America at the age of 8. Growing up, she goes through many hardships with her education but she didn't...

The Life and times of Rich Patragnoni.

Interview with Rich Patragnoni on nov 29, 2020. We discuss what life was like for him when he was younger and recap the memories of his life.

Iyesatta Massaquoi Emeli and Joseph Massaquoi

Iyesatta Massaquoi Emeli (47) talks to her brother, Joseph Massaquoi (50) about their childhood in Sierra Leone

Thanksgiving Listen with Tatum and Kathleen Nyhuis

In this interview I, Tatum talk with my grandma about everything from her scholarships to college to her experience having breast cancer as a young mother.

James’ love for Volkswagens

A boy discusses his love for automobiles, and Volkswagens in particular. Everything from miles per gallon to smiles per gallon is discussed.

Teen girl interview

Three girls discuss growing up, regrets and all the dumb stuff they have done

Interviewing my mother, Clara Hoyt.

Interesting take on my mom’s immigrant family and how she had to grow up quickly to provide for me.