Nadia Petrov wanted to get out of her home as soon as she could. Her parents say they would pay for her tuition at Michigan University (where her grandmother had studied), if she won the gold medal in a world...

Podcast 1

This is an interview about someone who was born in Russia and moved to the US at a crucial age

Auntie-Grandma Jewel (sibling #7)

In the midst of the pandemic my family has been blessed with new life. I spoke with my Aunt Jewel about the experience of becoming a great-grandma during the outbreak. I thought I knew my aunt pretty well but this...

Deleted Interview

This is an interview with a young child about her goals and how she will achieve it. How she overcame certain obstacles are also discussed in this interview.

Obtaining One’s Goals and Overcoming Obstacles

This is an interview with a young child about her goals and how she will achieve them. How she overcame certain obstacles is also included in this interview.

Love What You Do

Marissa Ford played teacher with her teddy bears during her very little free time from her prestigious gymnastics career. In a way, her life hasn’t changed that much since she was little.

Megha Patel and Shaila Gopal- The Challenges of Being an Athlete

Megha Patel (18) talks with her close friend Shaila Gopal (18) about her struggles and triumphs through her athletic career. While having to balancing academics, mental health, and social life, Shaila reveals her motivation to grow from her severe physical...

Interview with Lynn Edmunds

We talked about her childhood memories growing up in northern California in the 70s. She discussed a funny childhood story, the loss of her best friend when she was eleven, the interesting farm life of her parents, and the jobs...

Quitting as a Victory

In this interview, we talk about how the pressures of sports and social lives can contradict each other and how sometimes, quitting your passion can actually be a victory.

Simran Khalsa and GuruPrem Khalsa

Spouses Simran Khalsa (47) and GuruPrem S. Khalsa (65) talk about their upbringings which, although different, both led them to Kundalini yoga, living in Ashrams, and having yogic practices. They talk about how they met, how they have raised their...

Me and my grandpa

My grandpa’s interest in sports, school and more.

Little Sister

I asked my little sister questions about her life and she told me about how fun it is to be a kid. She also asked me questions and asked for advice when she grows up.

The Person I am Today

This interview is private.

Gymnastics and Life Goals

We talked about Peter’s passions and why he is so awesome.

John my cousin tells about of his history

In this interview, on November 2017 in Wylie, Texas, Cristine Ma interviews her cousin John. He shares his thoughts on life, a bit of his beliefs, and family. John shares intimate details of his grandpa, from living a beautiful life...