Eli Beller and Jorge Lazareff

Friends Jorge Lazareff (67) and Eli Beller (30) discuss Jorge's migratory journey from his homeland of Argentina to the United States and the various countries Jorge worked in along the way.

“Challenge yourself for what you think you can’t do.”

On December 1st, 2019, Karina Lo speaks with Belinda Lo, who is her mother. Karina asks Belinda about her childhood and the experience from when she came to America. They discuss about the hardships and challenges Belinda went through to...

Understanding my dads life choices.

Sam, a loving father and husband discusses past events and shares important people in his life that shaped his identity. Through past adversities, he really got the chance to find himself and who he wanted to be.

Jennifer Sumner & Kaysen Ford

“It shouldn’t be scary to be who you are." Kaysen Ford, 12, reflects on some of the most important moments in his life with his mother, Jennifer Sumner. Produced by StoryCorps. Originally aired October 26, 2018, on NPR’s Morning Edition.

How My Dad Overcame His Life Challenges

This interview was done on December 1st, 2019 in my family's living room. In this interview, my dad, Nitin Panchal mentioned that he had to overcome many obstacles in his life. These barriers made it more difficult for him to...

Jose santiago and niki santiago

my sister telling me a time she was in the most emotional pain.

Interview with Aidan Yoo: Being Korean-American

This interview talks about Aidan’s experiences learning Korean and his advice for someone struggling to embrace his/her cultural identity.

Identity and Culture Essay

Interview with my grandma about events in her life that made her who she is today.

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Dhruv Patel and Preethy Jayant

Dhruv Patel (17) speaks with his school counselor Preethy Jayant (38) about identity and culture, and shares how impactful it has been to work with her, as she was his first South Asian teacher.

Jeannette Colon's identity talk with daughter.

Im makayla colon(14) and i interviewed my mom, jeannette colon(39) on what she thought marked her and her identity.

American Identity

Talking about what an American Identity is and how it has changed over time

Immigrant: Turning 30 in America, a conversation with the author, Golara Haghtalab.

Emma Fivek (28) talks to her friend Golara Haghtalab (30) about Golara's book, Immigrant: Turning 30 in America. The two discuss how Golara came to the US and her journey since arriving. Going from hostessing at a restaurant in Charlottesville,...

Experiences can Shaped Your Identity

Louise, a college scholar, woman, also my older cousin. She talks about her personality was different from now to she as a child, that was because of during her life till now. The experiences before and after she came to...

“Just A Lot of Imagination”

In Flushing, New York, a hardworking father, George Dakis, and his 14-year-old daughter, Christina Dakis, converse about his life in a Greek-American household. They talk about his inspiring life and the hardships he went through to become the man he...

Joseph Jones III, Verna Hollis, Diane Bowens, Shirley Green-Reese, and Carol Barner-Seay

“Being in a place like that, I didn’t feel like we was human.” In July of 1963, a group of African American protesters were arrested during a series of non-violent, anti-segregation demonstrations in Americus, Georgia. More than a dozen girls,...

“A Journey Of A Thousand Steps Starts With One Step”

A father, a husband and a son talks about his childhood, his family and traditions that have shaped him into the man he is today. Mustansar Nasir talks about his experiences and memories combined into adversities that he has encountered...

Russell Wadsworth & Remmick Wadsworth

Russell Wadsworth, 28, and his brother Remmick, 27, have been inseparable their entire lives. They both have autism, and as kids, they had trouble with social interactions. But being just a year apart meant that they always had one another...

Larry Dearmon & Stephen Mills

“One reason I love you so much is you know what I went through and you don’t feel threatened.” Larry Dearmon and Stephen Mills first met during the height of the AIDS epidemic. At StoryCorps, they looked back on the...