Memories from My Grandpa’s Past

First I asked my grandfather about his childhood and his upbringing. He talked about the school systems back in Iran, as well as growing up in a family of six. When I asked him about some early memories of school,...

A Twist on a Proposal

In November of 2018, 14 year old Isabella Orlando interviewed her mom, Mandana Orlando in Sherman Oaks, California. The stories all take place in Santa Monica in the 1990’s. Isabella asks about everything, from how she met and fell in...

Nadia Sarwari Catching Up With Her Mother About The Family Business They Had

In this interview, conducted in December 7, 2020 in Stafford, Virginia, Nadia Sarwari (16) interviews her mother Shakila Sarwari (56) in farsi/english about the family business they had in the past. Shakila Sarwari shares her stories about the hamam( steam...

CAS Lead Leadership Interview

I was interviewed about my experience of putting on a play for my Farsi school’s Nowruz event.