Alfredo Vielman

We talked about resilience and immigrating to another country

The Grief of Losing an Idol

On November 27th, 2017, Charlie Ruderman interviewed his mother Catherine Smith to learn about her childhood and what it was like to lose a loved one. Throughout the interview, Catherine describes her childhood in the 1970’s San Fernando Valley. This...

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Buna George and Manny Sotelo

Buna George (34) and her boyfriend Manny Sotelo (40) discuss their time together, Buna's cancer diagnosis, and what their future holds.

Joe's story: a story of resilience, community assistance, and giving back to his community.

Erik was blessed to hear Joe's story of once having been homeless, the resiliency he developed, and the assistance his community provided him. Joe now is now an overcomer and passionately giving back (supporting) his community.

Ed Kowalchuk of Fairfield County, CT and Beth Moeller for the Griswold Resilience Project: Achieving Moonshots

Beth Moeller sat down with Ed Kowalchuk just after the Space X Dragon Launch to discuss lessons learned from immigrant parents, his own immigration to the US from Canada, a career at IBM including little known back room experiences from...

Dr. Darla Shaw & Beth Moeller of The Griswold Home Care Resilience Project: How our stories define us & we must evolve to enrich our stories

Dr. Darla Shaw (82) of Fairfield County, CT sat down with Beth Moeller of Griswold Home Care Fairfield County in the midst of the Covid-19 pandemic, to share wisdom about resiliency and how to REAP the rewards of a rich...

Questions to Jhon

The experience of Jhon Alejandro had abaut his moved to diferents cities

"The surprise for me turns out to be a real 'feel good moment.' "

Elliot Koidin (82) talks with his daughter, Michelle Koidin Jaffee (48), about all the wonderful surprises he has pulled off on her over the years, including the biggest one -- during the pandemic.

The Life and Wisdom of Diana Prinz

Diana tells her life story, speaking of family, addiction and recovery, incarceration and reentry, challenges and resilience, and shares words of wisdom gained through hard-fought experience.

Aiden's Story of Survival and Resiliency

This storyteller had the traumatic experience of being pursued romantically by a person in a position of power. As a young person desiring attention, he was unable to recognize what was happening at the time. Now, upon reflection, he is...

Resilience
February 22, 2019 App Interview

Richard Stewart tells me about his childhood and thoughts about resilience.

Michelle and Nick discuss preparing for the climate emergency

Nick asked Michelle about her experiences with the wildfires in Northern California, and learned about her strategies for coping with smoke and plans for resilience in a power-insecure future.

William's Journey (en Español)

William discusses his migration from Puerto Rico to Chicago, his struggle with addiction, how to be resilient in the face of adversity, how poverty affected not only him but his family and how organizations like La Casa Norte help alleviate...

Student Sharing Wisdom

We're doing an interview for a project that's based of survival, resilience and identity. My class (writing and reading strategies) have connected with Hollis class (intercultural communication) to explore how students negotiate their identity at UAA.

My mother, Claudia Hortua, shares stories from her upbringing.

I interview my mother about her childhood in Colombia, coming to America, adopting a new culture, and the many lessons life has taught her. She shares experiences and people that have shaped her into the strong woman she is today.

"Caring is my inheritance. I know I have purpose and this fortifies my resilience."

In celebration of National Caregivers Day, we sat down to learn understand the client/caregiver connection and how it nurtures resilience. We learn that while each of each of us struggles with setbacks, together we pull eachother through to elevate life...