Growing up with a mental disorder

My interviewee and I talked about what it was like growing up with a mental disorder and how she got through the tough times . The interview was conducted on December 6th, 2020 . My interviewee is a happily married...

Performing Arts and Experiences Pt.2

We talk about our feelings about performing arts, specifically dance and other life experiences and opinions.

3 Generations of ADHD

In this quick interview, I talk to my mom about what it was like growing up through 3 generations of ADHD.

Roy Branklin and Fredrick Hoogland

One Small Step partners Fredrick "Fred" Hoogland (75) and Roy Branklin (58) discuss their military service, racism in the United States, and their involvement with the 1996 Summer Olympics in Atlanta, Georgia.

Richard Lewis and Marvin Nemitz

One Small Step partners Richard Lewis (88) and Marvin Nemitz (53), both ministers, discuss their views on the social safety net, the mental health system in the United States, and the life experiences that informed their views on racial prejudice.

FS INTERVIEW: What's On Your Mental?

I wisely selected this interviewee because I wanted someone who I know has experience in the selected topic I chose. I believe it was only the smart decision to go with the candidate who would answer questions honestly, wisely, and...

Tough Times and its Effects

We discuss political and social issues in addition to covering personal background information.

Tara Fields and Morgan Zipf-Meister

Tara Fields (40) speaks with StoryCorps Facilitator, Morgan Zipf-Meister (40), about her upbringing, time in the US military, and her ongoing work in suicide prevention and mental health advocacy for military service members.

Modern Day Hero Interview

We talked about how Allie went from being in a mentally dark place to excelling in her mental health. And showing that you can overcome adversity.

Sabina Jones and Naomi Love

Sabina Katherine Jones (24) tells her interview partner Naomi Love (27) about growing up in Taos, New Mexico, the travels she has embarked upon, and her outlook on the world.

Riyaan's Interview

Riyaan talks about how he missed nature amid the COVID 19 and staying at home. He was home schooled for two months due to the pandemic and realized how important was the teacher's role in their education. He also tells...

Life During the Pandemic: Nova Brown

After living through a pandemic since March 2020, five people share their unique experiences and how the COVID-19 outbreak has affected their lifestyle, mental health, physical health, views, etc. Recorded on August 29, 2020

Thailan Burress, Manny Chapman, and Sabrina Burress

Sabrina Burress (41) shares a conversation with her two sons, Thailan "Tay" Burress (20) and Manny Chapman (16), about being family, the struggles of single parenting, what family teaches each other, and the art of failing gracefully.

The Best is Yet to Come
December 28, 2021 App Interview

An woman, 73 living with schizophrenia growing up in a Catholic household with a mother who was also schizophrenic and later went on to raise 3 children (sexual assault, talk of dieing trigger warning)

Torn Between Two Cultures: On Being the Daughter of Immigrant Parents

Loyola University Chicago MSW student Kate Dawson talks with her best friend of many years, Chloe Kilano, about growing up with two immigrant parents from Iran. The two reflect on Chloe's experience of being a first-generation college student while challenging...

Annalise & Parker: How softball affected her life
December 9, 2022 App Interview

Parker Allee is my best friend and ex softball player. She started when she was very young and played throughout her life. We talked about how being involved and quitting softball affect her life.

Sarita Mehta and Amanda Coombs

[Recorded: Friday, June 10, 2022] Sarita (21, UVA '22) and Amanda (27, UVA '17) have a One Small Step conversation during Alumni Weekend at UVA. Sarita and Amanda, both recent UVA graduates, discuss life after college and their shared interest...