Gossip with the Grandparents

Dishing the gossip with my grandparents about their lives and what it was like growing up in their generation. *Funny stories alert!*

My dad’s life

In this interview, my dad talked about how he came to the U.S, and what life was like after he came.

Great Thanksgiving Listen Interview with Aida

We talked about our views on the government and mainly what my mothers views and opinions were.

Taryn Sanborn learned what life was like for Douglas Glenn in the military, and during his childhood.

In this interview, conducted in November 2017 in Eureka, California, Taryn Sanborn (16) interviews her family friend Douglas Glenn (61) about his childhood and his adventure in the military. Doug shares stories about learning how to deal with getting a...

The Fight For Freedom

The dictionary defines a role model as a person whose behavior, example, or success is emulated by others. On that basis, Markiel Daniel, my grandfather, is my role model. When Markiel Daniel was a citizen of the former Soviet Union,...

“Live life, enjoy to the fullest. Don’t look back just go forward”

Rachel Hayimov interviews her mother Margarita Kholdarova. She learns about her moms childhood and the changes that came about in her life. It was a chance for Rachel to get to know her mom more and about her past. She...

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...

Moving to America

Have you ever moved? Across states? Countries? Continents? My grandma has. I am Alyssa Bojenkova and I interviewed Genny Saitova. I am 14 and she is 76. At 1:30 my grandma begins to talk abot ber childhood pet, my favourite...

6,000 Miles to Freedom

It took about 2 years and 6,000 miles to experience any form of freedom for the first time. On January 5, 2020, 15 year old Kian Salehi asks his mother, Nini Salehi, about her journey to America and the challenges...

Let’s talk interview

That’s about 2020 election and what your opinions are on freedom our country and safety

Feminism

Taking a deeper look into the mind of someone who is not a feminist

Progress and Paradox: Our childhoods

My Grandmother and I discuss all of our experiences growing up and how that shaped who we are today

To be free

This interview is with my aunt Vatsana Suttlemyre from Laos. We talked about her journey to America and her life after she moved to Bountiful.

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Regina Holloway and Lillian Holloway

Lillian Holloway (40) speaks with her sister Regina Holloway (42) as a birthday gift for Regina about how much they mean to each other, what freedom means, and how going to Cuba changed their lives.

Hablando Con Abuela

In a conversation with my grandmother, we spoke about coming to the United States and the Hardships of leaving her home country of Cuba. She spoke about her experiences coming to a new country and the difficult decision of moving...

What it means to be American

In this interview, conducted in December, 2017 in Wellesley, Massachusetts, Aditya Acharya (15) interviews his mother Kalpana Acharya (36) about what she thinks it means to be an American. Ms. Acharya shares how she associates the identity trait of being...

Shirley Lowe and her great nephew Andrew Cook talk about growing up in the Great Depression

In this interview, conducted on November 22nd 2018 in Knoxville, Tennessee. Andrew Cook (17) interviews his great aunt, Shirley Lowe (80) about her childhood during the Great Depression and how the world has progressed. She also talks about the technological...