Sandra Estes

I interviewed my adopted aunt Sandra (Sandy) Estes. She’s in her 60s and is a local to San Diego, California. I’ve known her since birth and has had a great impact to my family and my life.

Carol DeHart and Pamela Cook

Friends, Carol DeHart (64) and Pamela Cook (67), share a conversation that reflects on their early life, their meeting in college, the way their careers developed, and finally, their faith and spiritual beliefs.

Joyce Patterson-Rogers and Norm Rooker

Joyce Patterson-Rogers (85) remembers her daughter, Meredith, with her son Norm Rooker (64). Norm reflects on the different experiences that led him to choose a career as a paramedic and firefighter and Joyce shares about her radical feminist past.

Avery & her Dad talk about his experience as a firefighter

In this interview, developed in Alexandria, Indiana on November 26, Avery Cuneo (16) interviews her dad Brian Cuneo (42) about his experience while being a firefighter. Brian shares his experience on becoming a firefighter and shares many stories about the...

Dawson and Arlen Summers, SJSU COMM 111P Fall 2022 – Fire Department Training.
October 7, 2022 App Interview

Dawson Summers interviewed Arlen Summers about training and communication for the San Jose Fire Department. This is a San Jose State University class project. Topics: Physical Training, Psychological Stress, and Communication.

Interview with Desmond McCallum, one of Prince William’s first career firefighters, and his son Peter McCallum, a former OWL firefighter.

Desmond McCallum moved to Woodbridge in the 60's to become one of Prince William's first career firefighters. He raised his three children in Woodbridge; including Peter McCallum who followed his father's footsteps and served as an OWL volunteer firefighter. A...

Interviewing First Responder, Chris Todd. May 14th, 2023.

Interview between Chris Todd (age 43) and Taylor Smith (age 19) discussing functions and challenges of being a firefighter. Firefighter Todd also gives valuable and beneficial advice to people interested in this line of work!

The Great Thanksgiving Listen 2019

Josephine Cole (15) interviews her computer scientist father (Billy Cole, 50) on growing up in West Virginia, the events of September 11, 2001, religion and family. While he plays video games in the background, and her sister yells advise.

A Firefighter’s Account

A firefighter reveals his past experiences as a local southern Indiana firefighter. He discusses life in the firehouse, the camaraderie shared between the firefighters, some personal stories, and how stories were shared throughout the group.

Ke’Chanbria Ball Interview

Hi, I interviewed my dad, who has been working for the Albany and Dawson fire department for over a decade. He talks about his job and the hardships of it.

Lucia talks about her Papi

she shares her perfect day with Papi and a favorite memory and what they spoke about before he passed away.

Claudette Bard and Michael Lewis

Siblings Claudette Bard (68) and Michael Lewis (63) remember their father, Robert J. Lewis Sr., and the times they saw how Parkinson's Disease had impacted him.

Penelope LePome and Mary Avery

Penelope LePome (77 ) and Mary Avery (63) discuss California geopolitics, the pressures of being a public official, and the impacts of Covid 19 on their respective communities.

Life of Kevin

Kevin talks about his childhood and shares funny stories from his life.

River Hagg and Hazel Diaz

River Hagg (47) shares his story with new friend Hazel Diaz (36). They discuss River's time in the Navy, his documentary work, his time in Syria, the origins of his name, and what it's like to return to civilian life.

Firefighter reflects on his second chance in life after serving in the Navy

In his 25 years of life, Hector has gone through a lot. Especially from the time he was old enough to enlist. His life was almost taken away from him - he would argue it was completely torn apart -...

Bonnie Mitchell and Michael Ford

One Small Step partners Bonnie Mitchell (33) and Michael Ford (43) sit down for a conversation about the polarization of politics and creating change through community outreach.