Learning about Michelle

I interviewed Michelle and asked her about her family, goals in life, and how she was shaped as a person.

“The Chosen Baby”
December 5, 2021 App Interview

Recorded on December 5th, 2021. Madilyn Carpenter-Sauvie (16) interviews her grandmother Marcia Sauvie (76). Asking her about her journey through her identity as an adopted child, and how she came to find out about who her biological family is. She...

Talk with my Mom about Portugal

What me and my mom talked about was what struggles were there in coming from Azores and how life was different. We also talked about what was her biggest accomplishment or biggest impact on her life that was either positive...

Israel Baryeshua & Tiffany Briseño

“Is there one thing that you respect about the way that I see the world?” Israel Baryeshua and Tiffany Briseño come together to talk about how they disagree — and what they have in common — as participants in One...

“I promised myself that no matter whatever happens… none of my kids and grandkids will struggle like I did”

In this interview, Kachane Piturachsatit discussed his experience with the American Dream. How he grew up, what he achieved, and the promises that he made to himself that helped guide his life. Although his life was not easy, he managed...

My grandfather and I

We talked about what struggles of your life

What’s the best thing your parents did in raising you?

My mother, Kristan Jacobson, talks about her parents and how they have shaped her into the mom she is today for my brothers and I.

My mother’s journey

We talked about my mother’s biggest character shapers throughout her life. We also talked about her goals for me as an individual.

Interview with Mom 1

We talked about the life stories, family, disappointments and regrets we have been through.

Loving — but Leaving — the Military
September 23, 2019 App Interview

Retired Colonel Denise Baken enlisted in the Army in 1975 , following in her father’s military footsteps. She’d go on to serve for nearly three decades. At StoryCorps, Denise told her children — Richard and Christian Yingling — about her...

Living in Ethiopia During The Red Terror

The Red Terror was the Ethiopian version of Stalin’s purges - and Berihu was right in the middle of it.

Sue McConnell & Kristyn Weed

Sue McConnell and Kristyn Weed are best friends and Vietnam-era veterans. Although they didn’t serve in the war together, they share a story of courage — on and off the battlefield. At StoryCorps, they talked about their other shared sisterhood....

Jenny Rask Interview 4 with Father Gene Rask. My dad's Father's education and political views. Family life in Butte.

Jenny Rask: 2020-08-30 20:10:01 Jenny Rask (49) talks with father Gene Rask (88) about his own father's political views and how they developed. His father's personality and education. Advice his father gave him. His father's ambitions and work in Butte,...

Dorothy Lemmey interviews Georgett Lovey

Georgett has ovarian cancer stage iv that was diagnosed 3 years ago. She came to Florida to spend a week with me and I wanted to interview her. She cried a few times but I felt it went well.

my roots interview.

This interview talks about the hardships that my mom experienced when her mothers and father had passed away.

Rana Sodhi & Harjit Sodhi
September 14, 2018 App Interview

In the wake of the September 11th attacks, Muslims, Arabs, and Sikhs became targets for hate across the country. Balbir Singh Sodhi was the first person to be murdered in a hate crime in this aftermath. On the morning of...

Glennette Rozelle & Jennifer Mack

This is a conversation about witnessing something as a child, and not truly understanding what was seen until decades later. Glennette Rozelle and her half-sister Jennifer Mack grew up in Del City, Oklahoma during the 1970s. They were used to...

Dinner Table Conversation

The history and progression of my parents from refugees to American citizens. Also advice for a child’s path to success.

Brandy Carpenter & De’Marchoe Carpenter

Brandy Carpenter, 38, and De’Marchoe Carpenter, 41, began their romance in the summer of 1994. Brandy was 14 years old. De’Marchoe was 17. And Brandy had had a crush on him for years. But before they had their first kiss,...

Ms.Voegeli talks about growing up with a single parent and the struggle that she faced to get to where she is today.

In this interview, conducted on June 7th, 2018, in Virginia Beach, Virginia, Ms. Elizabeth Voegeli, a beloved teacher in the Tallwood High School’s Global Studies and World Languages Academy, talks about her childhood and the past experiences that shapes who...

Maria Zapata & Gonzalo Zapata

On July 17, 2008, Angie Zapata — a transgender woman — was killed in northern Colorado. Angie was murdered by a man she was dating. Angie’s killer was sentenced to life in prison plus 60 years. This was one of...