A Person Who Has Impacted My Educational Career

The people in your life will teach you lessons that will make you have no regrets because it’s a learning experience.

The Great Thanksgiving Listen

In this interview, my father and I talked about questions that we wouldn’t normally talk about. I enjoyed having this talk with my father and getting to know him better.

Immigrating to the United States

Rosa Ortega describes her experience immigrating to the United States. One of her main reasons to move to the United States was for the low-income situation in Mexico. She describes her difficulties when she first comes to the United States,...

From nothing to something

"I didn't have a skill so I figured if I went to the military they would teach me a skill which they did." On November 21,2019,in Cerritos,California, 15 year old Isaiah Brewington sat down with his 78 year old grandfather...

Thanksgiving

My dad gives incredible stories about his childhood and what he feels is most important to him. An all around great interview

A talk with my Grandpa

In this interview, recorded November 23, 2016 in Urbana, Illinois, I, Jack Larson age 16, talk to my Grandpa, Carl S Larson age 84, about his life and experiences. Born in 1934, he attended University of Illinois and became a...

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Runelle Sandiford and Melanie Cole

Melanie Cole (33) interviews her grandmother Runelle Sandiford (82) about her long life, her courtship with her husband, Leo Sandiford, and why Melanie and Runelle have such a strong relationship today.

Ava Interviews Her Grandmother In Solebury

Ava Marrone interviewing her grandmother Kathy Lopas in Solebury Township, PA on January 8th, 2020. Discussion based on what life was like when Kathy was a teenager and how it compares to today. Kathy gives advice about succeeding in life...

Growing Up In Oklahoma

Growing up poor in Oklahoma influenced my grandfather to develop a love of travel and a drive to work hard. It also taught him the importance of believing in luck and family.

Thanksgiving Listen 2017

In this interview I ask my Nana about what her life was like growing up in the 1950s as the oldest child. She had a very hard life taking care of her siblings because both of her parents had to...

Geoffrey- 2017 Great Thanksgiving Listen @StoryCorps #TheGreatListen

Geoffrey Melchor is one of the few most successful engineers in the island of Saipan. In this interview, my father Geoffrey explains how his childhood in Philippines was riddled with hardship. He worked hard without much adult guidance and faced...

Hard Work Is What Matters

My uncle has had many life experiences that have taught him how to be a hard worker and the person he is today.

Daniel’s life in 5 questions.

In this recorder my friend Daniel Morales who I known for almost 10 years shares his perspective point of you in life. Daniel talks about his dad had a big influence in his life. One lesson his dad taught him...

Nana Interview

Interview with my grandma on her life and reflections of her past experiences, along with beautiful advice.

Jordy Basabe and his mother Yolanda Silva talk about experiences in Mexico as a child and experiences now in the U.S.

In this interview, conducted June 6th, 2018 in Chicago, Illinois, Jordy Basabe (17) interviews his mother Yolanda Silva (41) about her childhood in Mexico and her experiences here in the U.S. in Spanish. Ms. Silva shares stories about the experiences...