Growing up in Cuba

my grandfather explains what life was like as a child growing up in Cuba and how it effected who he is today

gabriela perez per.2

an interview between a grandfather and granddaughter

My Abuela’s Journey from Cuba

This interview started with asking my grandmother for permission to record the interview, to which she said yes. We got into detail describing how her childhood was in Cuba and how she experienced living in a communist country. She went...

Interview with Abuelo & Tita

Tita and Abuelo discussed their history and struggles in Cuba with me.

Thanksgiving Interview

It was interesting to learn of my mothers childhood

Bob Alpern visits Cuba in 1979

John Friedrich (56) talks with his friend Bob Alpern (92) about his visit to Cuba in 1979, where he had some of the best ice cream he’s ever tasted, and one of the greatest beaches in the world (Varadero), meeting...

Mother and Son

an interview from a son to mother about her cuban childhood and life

Eduardo Mendez

Eduardo Mendez is a husband and a father of three. His shares with me his values for life, love, and happiness.

Interview with Aba

I interviewed my grandfather whom I call Aba. I asked him about his life and his experiences.

Cousin who escaped

Cousin who escaped Cuba from Castro’s reign

Mari Fernandez and Albert Fernandez

Mari Teresa Fernandez (67) and her husband, Albert R. Fernandez (71), discuss memories of growing up. Albert Fernandez describes growing up in the immigrant neighborhood of Ybor City in Tampa, Florida. Mari Fernandez describes migrating from Cuba at seven years...

The American Dream

At the age of seven, Jesse Marino and his family came to America to seek asylum from communism in Cuba. On December 22nd in Toluca Lake, Mia Phillips sat down with her family friend, Jesse Marino(58 years old), to learn...

thanksgiving interview project

this interview is about in general family experiences and how he managed to get over it.

Gabriella Gonzalez and Jose Gonzalez

Gabriella Gonzalez talks with her father, Jose Gonzalez, about his childhood in Cuba and his immigration to America. Listen as he discusses his most challenging moments in life, the bittersweet memories he has from his childhood, and the biggest lessons...

The Great Thanksgiving Listen with my Grandma (2017)

My name is Alana Fernandez and I am interviewing my grandma, Anna Fernandez in Miami, Florida on November 25, 2017. Topics related to school, childhood, politics, and work were discussed. Anna Fernandez is 82 years old and was born and...

grandma talks about her life in general and many other things (Español)

In this interview, conducted in November 2017 in Miami, Florida. Esperanza Barrios (13) interviews her grandma Estrella Hernandez (57) about her life from studies to marriage. Her grandma talks about her happy moments together with her husband. She shares stories...

My grandpa

This interview was about when my grandpa immigrated from Cuba when the first dictator arrived.

Isabel Fleitas and Her Parents Immigrate from Cuba
November 5, 2022 App Interview

At age 10, after 5 years of hardship, sacrifice, and intimidation under the Fidel Castro Regime, Isabel Fleitas Gruba (62), her mother, Pastora Lopez Fleitas , and her father, Gonzalo Fleitas (93) board a Freedom Flight to Miami in 1970...

Adibel Agüero

My Cuban grandmother and I discuss her early life, including memories of school and childhood, while we learn stories of her marriage proposal, wedding day, and even how recent political activities have affected her. She also shares some of her...