Interview with my mother

We decided to talk about my mom’s childhood, her experiences when she was young, and her decision to come to the United States with my family.

Closing into the Unknown Secrets of my Grandmother

In this interview, conducted on November 30th, 2019 in Valley Village, California, David Lee (이한빈) interviews his maternal grandmother Sang-shim Kim (김상심, ≈70), encompassing a variety of topics. She talks about her childhood, school, dream, marriage, daughter (David’s mother). She...

Living as a Won Buddhist Nun

I asked the Won Buddhist nun at the temple that my family goes to about her life. She told me about how she made the decision of becoming the nun, and we talked about the values in our lives.

Irene and Nathan (Dad) talk about Nathan’s past life as a teenager, his relationship with Mom, and his spiritual journey as a Christian.

In this interview, conducted in November 2017 in Tenafly, New Jersey, Irene Kim (13) interviews her father, Nathan Kim (45) about his childhood in Korea, as well as his teenage summers and years in the military. Mr. Kim shares stories...

My Mom About 30 Years Ago
November 30, 2018 App Interview

My Mom doesn’t speak English at all (I learned from this interview that it is partly because of her 7th grade English teacher – a nightmare) so the whole interview is in Korean. So I guess this will be for...

Tell Me About Your Childhood

My mom talks about her experience growing up in South Korea and the friends she has created at various stages in her life. She also talks about her experience moving to the United States and maintaining these relationships.

Reg Kim – The Man, The Myth, The Legend

Jaime interviews Reg about growing up in southern California and his experience navigating predominantly Mexican-American and predominantly white schools and how that influences his teaching and conception of vocation.

Interview with father

Life in Korea, moving to America, how to live life

Jaegyu & Sungbaik Choi (verbal consent added)
December 10, 2018 App Interview

My dad shares his life story as a dentist, and his progression in academic advancement.

Albert Lim, David Lim, and Toby Lim

The story of a Korean man and a journey with his family to America from a war at home. David Lim was interviewed on January 7th in Porter Ranch where he talks about his experience of the Korean War in...

"Can you tell me about someone you'll always remember?"

I (Caden Kang, age 14), sat down on Thanksgiving with my grandpa (Tom Kang, age 78), who shared stories about my great-uncle and himself in Korean, and my dad (Kenneth Kang, age 46), who translated the interview between us. My...

My Appa’s Hopes, Idealism, and Pursuit of the American Dream

My dad grew up in South Korea during the 1970s, and came to America in the 90s through the company that he worked for at the time. In this interview, he tells me about his financial hardships as a child,...