Sophia Rodriguez and Erika Orozco

Sophia (age 17) interviewed her cousin from Colombia. They talked about everything her childhood, to her family, to her marriage, to living through the Covid-19 pandemic. They talked mainly about her personal and family life.

EJ Schuman and His Mother Pam Schuman Talk About Her Life Story and Experiences

Edward Schuman (16) talks with his mother, Pam Schuman (51) on November 29th, 2021. He asks about her childhood with her parents, growing up, and getting the job she always wanted. Mrs. Schuman shares stories involving her charitable parents and...

"We were sisters, opposites in behavior, but we never argued"

This interview was conducted by Julia Sweeny (16). She talks with her nana (grandmother) and her sister (grand aunt) they discussed many components to personal childhood, parenthood, and now life. This interview includes many stories from childhood of growing up...

Em Gathers Interviews Her Sibling, Iggy Gathers, About Growing Up as a LGBTQ Foster Youth

For the Great Thanksgiving Listen in November 2021, Em Gathers (17) interviews her sibling, Iggy Gathers (21), at her dorm in New Jersey. They talk about their childhood and high school memories. They share their struggles and experiences as lgbtq...

Test upload for the 2021 great thanksgiving listen
November 17, 2021 App Interview

In this test recording, Alex Smilevski at Egg Harbor Township High School in Egg Harbor Township, NJ records a practice audio file for the 2021 Great Thanksgiving Listen. Alex Smilevski is in 11th grade and is studying English III honors.

Interview with the wisest and kindest person I know: my mom

This interview consists of Erin Maegerle and her mom, Rebecca Maegerle, asking heartfelt questions and crying a little bit.

The Life of A Not So Average School Teacher

In this interview, conducted in November 2021 in Egg Harbor Township, New Jersey, Alexander Adair (16) interviews his father Andrew Adair (51) about his childhood and family life in Pennsylvania. Mr. Adair shares his stories of growing up with 5...

Story of My Grandma

I wanted to learn more about my grandma's past and how different the world has changed for her over her life. I wanted to know more about how she met grandpa and how it was like living with him, I...

Halle Davenport Interviews her aunt Amy Mercer about her Great Quilting Hobby!

In the interview, conducted in February 2022 in Alexandria, Louisiana, Halle Davenport(16) Interviews her aunt Amy Mercer(41) about her Quilting Hobby. Amy Mercer shared her stories about how she first got started quilting. She mentions she makes her own patterns...

“I Do Regret Going to College Straight Out of High School”: Siblings Ephraim and Rachel Share What They Want to Do in Life

In this interview conducted in November 2021, siblings Ephraim Smith (16) and Rachel White (23) talk about their aspirations during their high school years and what they currently do now. Rachel talks about her short college years and how unhappy...

Life in the Navy with Grandpa Brown

While talking with my grandfather, Terry Brown, I was able to learn more about his life as a young sailor in the Navy.

The Great Proposal

In 1999, my dad took my mother up to Oregon for the week. Little did she know, she would return engaged!

The Great Thanksgiving Listen

In this interview recorded on November 28th, 2021, Valmir Mirville (16) interviews his mother Nadege Mirville (40) about her past experiences in Haiti as well as some experiences with marriage and motherhood. Nadege talks about how she meets Jean Mirville,...

Otto Beers and Diane Settich

Otto Beers (17) talks with his mother, Diane Settich (47) about how she spent her summers while growing up.

Noor Abu-Rus interviews her grandma Maria Angela Silmi about her experiences growing up female

In this interview Noor Abu-Rus, A student a Eastern Michigan University records an interview with her grandmother at Maria Angela Silmi. The interview was conducted for an assignment for Noor’s psych of women class during the interview Ms. Silmi discusses...

"Work now so you don't have to work as hard later. "

In this interview, on November 25, 2021, at Egg Harbor Township, New Jersey, Denise Carreon interviews her mom, Elizabeth Carreon. Talk about Elizabeth's life and hardships growing up in Mexico transitioning to the United States, while experiencing racism for being...