Teacher in the Philippines

Grace Silab speaks of her experience as a teacher in the Philippines

Service Learning Project

This is an interview with my mom as she quickly takes a trip down memory lane.

The Great Listen Interview with Maricel Patungan

I interviewed my mom about her life growing up in the Philippines. She told about her favorite childhood memories, involving traditions during Christmas, etc. She also described the lifestyle in the Philippines, how different it is than in the US....

Christmas Memories in the Philippines

Talking about his fiesta and Christmas celebrations in Pilar, Comotes Islands, Philippines

My Dad’s Childhood in the Philippines

In my family, Sunday mornings are time when my Dad will tell us stories from his childhood and stories about his big family. This is a very formal version of those Sunday morning conversations.

Vicente Alcid’s Daughter Rosemary Alcid Chaiser on Winning the lottery!

Angelique Chaiser Thomas interviews her mom, Rosemary Alcid Chaiser about how Rosemary’s Dad won the National Lottery (know as “sweepstakes”) in the Philippines. A man of deep faith- he had escaped beheading by the Japanese years prior. Rosemary describes both...

Dad’s Life: Past to Present

My dad talks about his childhood experienced, his life immigrating from the Philippines to the United States, his greatest influence in life, and his advice to future generations.

My Filipino Parents

I interview my dad, and somewhat my mom before she falls asleep, about their experience traveling from the Philippines to Italy then to our new home, America.

“Keep an open mind and adapt to the American Culture.”

I sat down with my cousin Zharlene Balodong to y’all about her experience coming to America and her American dream. We also talked about her good memories, her interesting stories, and how American culture differs from Filipino culture.

Gina Gerhard’s experience

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

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...

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.

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.

Yung Nanay ko at Yung Nanay nya (My mom and her 'mom')

My mom's life growing up without her parents and being raised by her grandmother in the Philippines and how life was for her and her sister.

Mom’s childhood story.

Florentina talked about when she was young and working as a farmer at a really young age. She mentioned why she did not attend college because of not having enough money so she decided to work as a maid to...

My mom, Mercedita

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

“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.