Jessica Ma and her father Martin Ma compare and contrast their childhoods and career aspirations

In this interview, conducted on November 25, 2023 in Birmingham, Alabama, Jessica Ma (18) interviews her father Martin Ma about his life as a Chinese American. They discuss the significance of being open-minded and how vital it is to spend...

Shayna Jotani and her father talk about his experience as a first-generation immigrant to the United States from India.

In this interview, conducted on November 26, 2023 in Vestavia Hills, Alabama, Shayna Jotani interviews her father, Rick Jotani (50), about his experience moving to the United States from India in 1981. Dr. Jotani shares stories about seeing America for...

Me and Momma are just alike

In this Interview, conducted in November 2023, Hill Hughen (18) interviews his mother Valerie Hughen (46) about her memories and experience in economics. Valerie shares some of her favorite educational and childhood memories. She also mixes in some of her...

Hannah and her Mom, Kristi Gidley, talk about marriage, family, and religion from Florida to Alabama

In this interview, conducted in November 2023 in Birmingham, Alabama, Hannah Gidley interviews her Mother, Kristi Gidley, on her childhood in Florida, as well as her life now in Alabama. Kristi shares her experience with divorced parents and the impact...

Maggie Walton and her grandmother discuss life growing up in rural Alabama

In this interview, conducted in November 2023, in Birmingham, Alabama, Maggie Walton (17), interviews her grandmother, Martha Thornburgh (81). This interview discusses Martha’s childhood as well as relationships with her family. Martha shared stories of growing up in Alabama, and...

The Great Thanksgiving Listen Project 2023- Faith Wood

This is an interview of me (Faith Wood,18) interviewing my dad (Donald Wood,59). I interviewed him about his teenage, college and young adult years. We covered what school was like, what the economy was like and some of the jobs...

Jack Mayhall and his grandfather, also Jack Mayhall, discuss early adult life and what it takes to succeed

Eighteen year old Jack Mayhall interviews seventy-nine year old Jack Mayhall about his experience with starting a family and being able to support it. The interview takes place is Vestavia Hills, Alabama on November 26, 2023. The discussion’s purpose is...

Ethan Denaburg and his grandfather Charles Denaburg talk about his grandfathers life growing up in Birmingham, Alabama

In this interview, recorded on November 26 in Birmingham, Alabama, Ethan Denaburg and his grandfather Charles Denaburg talk about the meanings of life and what’s good and what’s bad. Charles Denaburg shared stories about his time in the Air Force...

Charlee Spencer and her father David Spencer talk about his experiences growing up and going through life.

This interview was between me (age 17) and my father David Spencer (age 61) in November 2023. We had a discussion about his life growing up and his experiences throughout his childhood and adolescence. We also discussed his reaction and...

John Harris Hocutt and his grandmother Barbara Winstead talk about her life experiences from her childhood and her job.

In this interview I’m Vestavia Hills, AL on November 24, 2023, John Harris Hocutt (17) interviews his grandmother Barbara Winstead (73). He asks about aspects of her childhood, her job, and some of her relatives. Towards the end of the...

Caroline Lawley and her Grandmother Deanna Lawley talk about her life and past experiences

In this Interview, conducted in November 2023 in Blue Mountain Beach, Florida, Caroline Lawley (17) interviews her Grandmother Deanna Lawley (78) about her childhood, memories, and hopes for the future. Deanna Lawley shares what is important to her in addition...

Interview with Addie Wright and her grandfather, John “Paw Paw” Wright, discussing generational differences, family, and fond memories.

Addison West Wright (17) sits down with her grandfather, John Leo Wright (72), in Birmingham, Alabama, on Tuesday, November 28, 2023. Her grandfather shares memories of his grandfather and childhood living in Selma, Alabama. Together, they discuss their generational differences,...

Thanksgiving Break Interview With My Mom and with an Economics twist!

My name is Prudence Wachira (18), and I am interviewing my beautiful Mother, Nelly Wachira (52). For context, my mom immigrated to America from Kenya when she was 35 years old. In this interview, created on November 26th, 2023, in...

Mary Levine interviews her grandmother Mary Rosalee Levine about living in 3 different southern cities

In this interview, conducted on November 25, 2023, in Vestavia Hills, Alabama, Mary Levine (18) interviews her grandmother Mary Rosalee Levine (85) about her childhood and the impact that World War II had on her upbringing. Mary Rosalee also discusses...

Heather Barrera and her father Magno Barrera have a conversation about his past experiences as a Peruvian immigrant

In November 2023 in Birmingham, Alabama, Heather Barrera (18) interviews her father Magno Barrera (62) about his childhood and struggles throughout his life. He describes working from an early age in order to accomplish his goals. Towards the end, he...

Traveling Back to the Past With Archana Rajasekaran and her Grandfather’s Journey to Adulthood in India

This interview took place on November 24, 2023, through the phone in Birmingham, Alabama. Archana Rajasekaran (17) interviews her grandfather Soorappan (68), who is currently living in India. Speaking in their native language (Tamil), they talk about her grandfather's childhood,...

Teagan Mcgrew and her grandmother VonVon talk about growing up as a child of 11 kids and her viewpoints on the economy then v.s. now.

In this interview, conducted in November 2023 in Bruceton Mills, West Virginia, Teagan Mcgrew (17) interviews her grandmother VonVon (68) about her childhood. VonVon shares stories of growing up in a big family and the struggles of money that came...

Grace Mehrer Interviews Her Grandmother Judy Houston About Getting Married at 18 to her Middle School Sweetheart and Growing up in Bham.

Grace Mehrer (18) interviews with her grandmother, Judy Houston (74) at her house in Vestavia Hills, Alabama. They discuss her childhood, specifically growing up as one of 8 children in a family with little. As well, they talk about marrying...

Dalton-Jones interview
November 24, 2023 App Interview

Interview of grandparents on mother's side. they're both in their 80s but they're still married and happy. We talked about music, by mother, concerns for future generations, and other things.

Interview with my Grandmother on growing up and learning valuable lessons.

Conversation with me (Chandler Peeples) and my grandmother (Mimi) about her childhood, my mom, and grandfather. This was recorded at my house in Vestavia Hills, Al and there are plenty of stories of what it was like growing up in...

The Great Thanksgiving Listen- Sophie Williams and her Grandmother Beverly Love

On November 22, 2023, Sophie Williams (17) interviewed her grandmother Beverly Love (76) about her past. She recorded this on her grandmother's patio in College Station, Texas. Sophie asked her grandmother about her college life, friendships, family, and more.

An interview with Forest Zeng and his mother

This is an interview between Forest Zeng(17) and his mother Ning Ma(59). the topics discussed are mostly related to how life was like for Ning during her life.

An Interview Through Time With Abby Frank and her Grandpa

This interview took place on November 23, 2023, in Birmingham, Alabama. Abby Frank, who is 17, interviews her Grandfather of 82 years old regarding his life, experiences and memories, advice, and future hopes. Her questions inquire about his earlier life...

Jacob Arnold and his mother Paula Arnold talking about her youth

I talked with my Mother, Paula Arnold who is 69 years old. We talked about her upbringing and youth all the way through her mid twenties. We focused on Financial advice and compared it with modern times, along with some...