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Andi Hoelzel and Weyni Kahsay

Mentor Andi Hoelzel (38) and her mentee, Weyni Kahsay (18) discuss Weyni's experience in the United States since moving from Ethiopia.

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Niya Nyasha and Salome Mwangi

Niya Nyasha (21) talks with her friend Salome Mwangi (50) about surviving a massacre in Burundi when she was a child, being a "third culture kid" in the US, and how her "adopted grandmother" has helped her get outside of...

Immigration Stories Italy: Sunday

Sunday is a asylum seeker seeking refuge at the Villa Barbiero Centro Accoglienza Immigrati living a productive and safe life at the center in Southern Italy. Sunday works doing manual labor on farms around the Catanzaro region. Sunday talks about...

Immigration Stories Italy: Savaneh Lamin

Savaneh Lamin, who goes by Lamin, talks about his arduous journey from the Ivory Coast to Libya and then crossing the sea to be rescued by a Ship. Once rescued by a ship he was brought to Italy and then...

Lan Cao & Harlan Van Cao

"I packed up my stamp collection and some books and that was it." On January 31, 1968, Lan Cao’s family was living just outside of Saigon, getting ready to celebrate the Lunar New Year of Tet. Instead, her father —a military...

The Great Thanksgiving Listen Podcast
November 27, 2017 App Interview

My dad talks about his life and struggles before and during the Vietnam War up to his escape and adjustment to life here in the US... plus how he met and eventually married my mom. Stories of tense sail-boating trips,...

Husband, father, friend, psychiatrist reflects

A psychiatrist takes the unfamiliar role of the one being interviewed. His reflection on being a refugee, father, husband and mental health specialist. Life lessons on doing your best, compassion, and hopes for the future are interwoven in this interview.

Guildford pilgrimage

Remembering life in wartime England, children who were evacuated, and what brought Jews from Germany to England during WWII

Stories From a Bangladeshi Freedom Fighter

In this interview, Dr. Nuran Nabi chats with his grandniece about the Bangladesh Liberation War of 1971 and his involvement in it. He speaks about his participation in a group called the “Freedom Fighters”, a social activist group that fought...

Daniel Malakowsky and Hanna Zack Miley

Daniel Malakowsky (36) speaks to his close friend and colleague, Hanna Zack Miley (88). Hanna survived the holocaust by escaping to England at the age of 7-years-old. She shares her experience and path to forgiveness in the autobiography, A Garland...

Margaret Hranowky

In this interview, Margaret Hranowsky talked about her hardships as a child being a refugee and immigrant. She also reflected on her life in a new country and what made her and her family successful in America.

Interview with Mom

Mom’s story of growing up in Vietnam during the war and escaping to Indonesia, as well as life in the refugee camp

Journey to America

The journey from Bhutan to America. Struggles from Enthic Cleasing Policy set by Bhutan setting 1/6 of Bhutan population to refugees.

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Melissa MacKenzie and Esayas Asfeha

Melissa Mackenzie (68) prompts her dear friend Esayas Asfeha (41) to recount his migration story from multiple refugee camps to his arrival in Missoula, Montana, a 16 year process.

The Biafra War: A Perspective from My Grandmother

A look at one of Nigeria's crucial disheartening moment in history, the Biafra War, from the view of my grandmother. Note: (my sister is having a tantrum so she's screaming, sorry)

Mom’s courageous journey from Cambodia to America

My mom survived the Khmer Rouge and made a new life in America with my dad and four kids. She shares with me some lessons in life that keeps her strong and hopeful.

From East Germany With Love

I interview my mother about her experience raising her younger siblings after her parents were imprisoned by the East German government. This is a story of strength, perseverance, and overcoming extreme adversity while remaining true to her family and herself.

Tuan Cao STORY Interview (Part 2)

In this interview, Tuan Cao goes into more detail regarding his refugee screening process and his current perspectives on foreign involvement in the Vietnam War.

Tuan Cao STORY Interview

On April 30, 1975, the Vietnam War ended with the nation falling to communism. In this interview, Tuan Cao recounts his experiences living Communist Vietnam and his escape to the United States.

Najma’s Narrative

An interview with Najma in order to get to know a fellow St. Norbert student, while also exploring the power of storytelling.