instilling discipline

The last place Louis Bourassa and his family imagined he would go was the military. Grace Bourassa, age 14, sits down with her dad, Louis Bourassa, on November 14, 2018, in Valley Village, California. She asks about the Marines and...

My Best Bud

Tyler Weller is interviewing Mark Weikel on the Sunday after Thanksgiving 2018 asking questions to understand his friend and their connections towards on another.

I Never Saw a Banana: And Other Stories About World War ll

In a both scary and touching interview, 15-year old Milo Silverstein sits down with his British Nana, Keitha Silverstein, and hears all about her childhood growing up outside of London in the 1940’s during World War ll. Keitha paints a...

An Unexpected Outcome

In this interview, Kylee Johnson (16) at Egg Harbor Township High School in Egg Harbor Township New Jersey interviews Linda Peterson (69), her grandmother, on her life growing up, relationships, and her children today for the 2018 Great Thanksgiving Listen....

Living in Paradise. . . California

Living in Paradise is usually thought of as a tropical place, sitting by the beach, and relaxing. For Bryan Hawkins, it is a small mining town in Northern California. In November of 2018, 17 year-old Johnny Hawkins interviews his father,...

The Boat To a New Cluture

On November 24th in Los Angeles California, 14-year-old Jason Marounian interviewed his dad, Arthur Marounian. Arthur Marounian was an immigrant from Lebanon. He came to America because of the civil war in 1983. When Arthur was a kid he played...

From little Loomis to large Los Angeles

On November 25, 2018, Lyla Dintzer interviewed her stepmom, Denise Fellers, in La Quinta, California. Denise recounts her childhood and the benefits and disadvantages of growing up in the small town of Loomis, California. Twelve minutes into the interview Denise...

Cate and an I.T School staff

In this interview in November 2018, Cate (16) and Mr. Bulick talk about his teen life and giving advice to people who are listening

The Great Thanksgiving Listen

My grandma grew up in a full house but it was good because she was able to be cared for by her aunt when her parents had places to be. Her childhood was sometimes chaotic since she grew up in...

Love, Riots, and Violence, at USC

Ann Garrett, from Clovis, California, in her junior year of USC, 1992, was put into the middle of the Rodney King riots. It is a firsthand story of someone stuck in a violent protest. Interviewed by Luke Garrett, 14, her...

Treat Everyone Like Human Beings

This interview was record in Egg Harbor Twp, NJ in my parent's bedroom on November 25th, 2018. I interviewed my mother, Nargis Serneabad, who immigrated from Bangladesh to the U.S. in 1996. She reminisced about her first day landing in...

War Can’t Destruct Love

“My childhood was actually great!” In November of 2018, ninth grade student, Olivia Foxman interviewed her grandmother, Shelly Foxman. Olivia learns about Shelly’s admirable  childhood post World War ll. Shelly’s story starts in 1951 in Chicago, but her family's story originates...

The Great Listen

In this interview I talk to my grandpa about his military life, careers, my parents, and some fun stories along the way.

“I Failed My First Test”

College is supposedly the best time of your life. College is all about experiences and making lifelong friendships. In November of 2018, Charlie Satenberg interviewed his dad, Brad Satenberg, on his college experiences at the University of Texas at Austin...

The Growth Story In High School

This interview is talking about my sister, Gloria's growth story in high school. She immigrated to America from China in 2016. America was totally a new place for her, and the time period of high school developed and shaped her...

Rosa Fragoso

In this interview in November 22, 2018 in Chicago, Illinois, Maya Fragoso (17) interviews her aunt Rosa Fragoso Ramirez (56) about her childhood, her moving to Chicago, Illinois from Durango, Mexico in 1961. How it was difficult to except her...

Jailene and Eneida Sanchez, her grandma talk about her childhood days growing up in Puerto Rico.

In this interview recorded in Chicago, Illinois, Jailene Ortiz interviews her grandma, Eneida Sanchez about her childhood growing up in Puerto Rico. She shares her struggles she encountered living on an island with her parents not only providing for her...

A Walk Through Time

This was an interview with my mom, Diane Khoury by me Zoey Khoury. This was a series of questions asked about family heritage,growing up and life in general. I chose my mom, because she always tells interesting stories about her...

“We’re the same person”

On November 25th, 2018, Alex Pieretti went to his grandmother’s house in Egg Harbor Twp. to ask her a few questions regarding influential figures, his father as a kid, and much more. Bernis, Alex’s grandmother, has said that her family...

practice interview

practice upload for itibrout rhetoric storycorps great thanksgiving listen