Aidan Gray and Robert Bell

Aidan Gray (16) interviews his grandfather Robert Bell (77) about his experiences as a father, grandfather, and scientist after contracting polio as young child.

Patricia Williams and Aubrey Garcia

Aubrey Garcia (33) interviews her grandmother Patricia Williams (88) about the "love blood" in their family, and discuss why relationships in their family are so deep and so strong.

Danielle Hansen and Marguerite Tumminio

Danielle Hansen (43) talks with her mother Marguerite "Peggy" Tummino (81) about her childhood, her health history, and her career in teaching and health education.

James Hakim and Myron Cohen

James Hakim (58) and Myron "Mike" Cohen (62) talk about their involvement with HPTN trial 052, a very successful HIV treatment and prevention study. They talk about their own histories, the history of the trial, and how it felt when...

Revelations in the Heartland – Commemorating Stonewall 50 with Norm Arbo

Back in the day, it often took years for things that happened on the coasts to really impact the Heartland. The coincidences of Norm’s life in 1969, while traveling in Europe (on a trip earned as a reward for serving...

Ann Scott and Courtney Horton

Courtney Horton [no age given] shares a conversation with her colleague, Ann "Annie" Scott (77), about Ann contracting polio when she was a child, about her family, the different jobs she has worked over the years, and about advocacy for...

Rick Yoder and Dr. Bridgett Piernik-Yoder

Husband and wife Rick Yoder (55) and Dr. Bridgett Piernik-Yoder (53) remember Dr. Piernik Yoder’s mother Gloria Piernik. They discuss grief, coping with her death, and how they honor her mother.

The Polio Epidemic
October 21, 2017 App Interview

Beverly Johannes talks about how the Polio Epidemic affected her personally.

Sandy Ginger and Sheila Burns

Sheila Burns (81) shares her memories of growing up on a farm with her daughter, Sandy Ginger (55). Sandy asks questions about Sheila's experience with polio as a young girl, her relationship with her sister after the passing of their...

John Steinhauer and Matt Steinhauer

John Steinhauer (90) talks with his son, Matt Steinhauer (60), about having polio as a child and seeking treatment in Warm Springs, Georgia, where he met the president, Franklin D. Roosevelt.

Randall Black and Holly Phillips

Randall Black (67) tells her daughter, Holly Phillips (44), about his childhood on his family's farm in Illinois and about contracting, surviving, and recovering from polio as a young child.

Interview of Mary Macnabb. APUSH Grade Reclaimation Extra Credit

Mary Macnabb recounts experiences from her childhood and present years, and discusses the many hardships she has endured.

mamie’s sweet stories

i interviewed my grandma about my great grandma (her mom). we talked about the stories of my grandma working as a nicu nurse and working in a soda shop. we talked about her dreams to be an actress and about...

Getting to Know Carol Bulwinkle

Carol Bulwinkle was born in Santa Barbra, California and moved to Charlotte North Carolina shortly after she got Polio as a child. The effects still impact her today. She grew up in Charlotte and moved to Charleston, South Carolina when...

Steve Desroches and Adam Peck

Steve Desroches (47) and Adam Peck (84) have a rather philosophical discussion shortly after Adam's 84th birthday and on his 41st wedding anniversary about life, the passing of time, and the rhythms and patterns in life, if there even are...

Robert G Kullman, 94, with his granddaughter Colleen

Robert G. Kullman (94) was interviewed by his granddaughter, Colleen Kehoe-Conn (44) prior to quarantining on February 22, 2020. Grandpa Kullman describes his family and neighborhood during the Depression, childhood, surviving Polio, service in World War II, marriage and family,...

Rembering Polio

The interview was how my Grandpa was affected by Polio. It also showed how it affteced is outlook on life.

My Dad’s Life after Leaving Vietnam

Monica Tran (17) interviews her dad, Thuan Tran (55) about what his life was like after leaving Vietnam. He talks about how leaving Vietnam was for him as well as his early experiences in America. He also mentions how polio...