“I have no regrets…regrets are a waste of time.”

Mateo, age 9, interviews his Baptista grandparents Alfredo, 83, and Andrea, 79, who immigrated to Hawaii from the Philippines in 1968. Mateo is named after his grandfather’s father!

An Interview with Joanne Gomez :)

Here is my interview with my sister in law talking about her life back in the Philippines and the transition from her life back home and in the U.S.

Interview with my Grandpa

On November 11, 2017 Janae Salamat interviewed her grandfather through a video chat on Facebook from San Diego to the Metro Manila (Philippines)In this interview Janae learned many things about her grandfather. He described how he was in the US...

Life and Family in America (Mom)

In this interview, I talk to my mom about her life in the Philippines and how it compares to America. We sort of derail and we talk about other things too, but I got a chance to talk to my...

An Interview with Mom

Mom explains her favorite family dish, Sinigang na Baboy, and its origins

Boy Scouts in the Philippines

Gary Gell grew up in the Philippines during the Vietnam war, and had many adventures and stories about his young life. In this interview 15 year old Campbell Hall student Jeremiah Gell interviews his father Gary Gell on January 7th...

School Life in America

A conversation with my dad about his life in school, both his American and Filipino ones.

My mom, Mercedita

I interview my mom about coming to the US from the Philippines, her thoughts on religion, and being a parent.

Interview with Edwin Rumbaugh

In this interview Edwin Rumbaugh talks about his childhood in South Charleston, his grandparents, his happiest memory, different jobs, and his time in WWII.

A man who is a husband, a father, and grandfather, shares what it was like to live in the Phillipines and the U.S.
November 24, 2017 App Interview

In this interview, recorded in Manhattan Beach, California, Florentino Vinzon (83) is interviewed by Jonny Nguyen (13). Florentino talks about what it was like living in the Philippines as a child, living in the U.S. as a filipino immigrant, fighting...

Growing up: interview of my mom

My mother tells me, from her perspective, her experience growing up. From life in the Philippines to a full-time mother in the U.S

“Not to sweat the small stuff and pick your battles” ~Aimee Torio

My mom and I talk about her past and how the people closest to her affected her identity and how her mistakes and learning from those mistakes influenced the strong and brilliant woman that my mom came to be.

Gina Gerhard’s experience

This interview focuses on Gina Gerhard’s experience living in the Philippines and immigrating to the United States.

The Church and My Filipino Mom

We talked about my mom's experiences with the Catholic Church from when she was a little girl in the Philippines to now as a grandmother in the United States.

Immigration interview

This interview is about my grandpas experience immigrating over