Sugar Can’t Bring Him Down

“You’ll be dead by the age of fifty” Jerry Sraberg was told. 14 year old Demi Weitz interviews her grandfather, Jerry Sraberg, about how being a diabetic affected him in negative and positive ways and the obstacles he overcame. In...

“That’s all I’ve known my whole life, I’ve only performed”

When she stepped into that recording booth, she had no idea what Rick and Morty would become. Kira Klonel interviews Melique Berger in Los Angeles, California, on November 23rd, 2017. Berger provides context of her childhood and what led her...

Generation Next

The eighties, a time of bright colors, classic movies,Michael Jackson, and a decade of fun for all. Colbe Thomas interviews his father Brandon Thomas, a man from New Orleans about his struggles in the 80s (5:25-6:32) and how he met...

A True Trini Life

A person who can go through multiple losses, play sports, and be passionate about her work is a truly great person to be around; that person is Luanne Regis. Luanne is a black woman from Trinidad & Tobago, in the...

Building A Life With Missing Blocks

Within this interview that took place in Encino, CA lies a conversation between 14-year-old Bailey Ivory Rose Bellamy and 56-year-old Carmen Benitez on an issue surrounding the topic of leaving home. In 1978, Carmen married her husband who she had...

Fear Can Be A Good Thing

Overcoming a fear can be difficult, but facing fear to overcome it is an audacious way to tackle it. In an interview conducted by Jeremy Frank in Los Angeles, in November 2017, Darryl Frank talks about how he overcame his...

Get Lucky and Never Quit

Having a true appreciation for relaxation, Linda Pfeffer speaks with her grandson, Jake Joel, while sitting on the beach in Hawaii on Thanksgiving of 2017. Linda shares an abundance of stories, each with a golden lining, that resonates with Jake...

His death did not define her

Someone’s death should not be what defines who you or your future. In this interview, 14-year-old Avery Gillette interviews her Mom, Michelle Gillette, on November 27 in Los Angeles, California. We learn how she overcame the hardships of her childhood...

An Outsider in a Foreign Country

During the 1980’s in Seoul, South Korea, parents were determined to send their children to best universities to succeed and have a prosperous life ahead of them. Most kids were usually under the control of their parents and obeyed what...

Not every nightmare is for the worst

In 1985, every parent’s nightmare occurred in a little house in Willow Springs, Illinois. Nineteen year old James Gallagher dropped out of his local community college to start a tent company. Now, James is fifty two and just sold his...

I Am Not a Nurse.

Male predominant fields of work should be a thing of the past, but women in medical school still deal with almost passive-aggressive questioning when talking about their future career. Growing up with a father in the medical field, Abby Souryal...

Adverse Circumstances

In this interview, 15-year old, Devyn Hunter interviews her dad, Paul Hunter about his childhood in the year 1977 in Pacoima, California. Paul speaks about growing up in Pacoima and what his childhood was like growing up. Where he lived...

The Impact of Change

Tatiana Ilych is my Mother’s best friend, and she has been very influential on my life growing up. I interviewed her about her life growing up in Yugoslavia in the 1960’s to the 1990’s. I chose to interview her because...

How Life can Change, But Still Br Amazing

We will never know what life was like before our time, but we can be given ideas. My name is Sierra Johnson, I’m fifteen, and I live in Los Angeles, California. I interviewed my grandmother, Loretta Scherer on what her...

A Lebanese Childhood

I, Jack Marounian interviewed my dad, Arthur Marounian. I interviewed my dad a my house in Los Angeles, California. I am 15 years old and my dad is 47 years old. A 1770’s childhood in Lebanon was was way different...

My Grandpa’s Experience in the CIA

The CIA is one of the world’s most secretive agencies, and my grandpa was involved.  This interview for the Great Holiday listen on storycorps was about my grandpa, Lou Eisenbarth experience and memories from his time in the CIA. My name...

A “Wanderful” Childhood

An unconventional childhood has interesting stories and tales that entertain people for generations, like the stories of David Beedon. On November 25th, 2017, in Los Angeles, California, Eric Beedon interviews his father David Beedon on his past. His childhood is...

The Key to Corprate Success

“It’s not about the hardships we’re faced with, but it’s how we get over them.” On January 8th 2019 in Los Angeles, California, Oliver Pozil sat down with his father, Bennett Pozil to find out what the key to success...

Reflecting on the Past

People reflect on their lives often, however, there are always certain memories that are difficult to relive. On January 8th in her home in Los Angeles, Lucrezia Pignatelli met with her nanny, Mahesh Krishan, aged 46, to discuss his life...

From Colorado to LA

My name is Grace Schiff, I am 14 years old, and I interviewed my aunt, Melissa Malone, in Encino, California. She grew up in Colorado, but moved to Los Angeles because of her love for acting. In this interview she...

A Gritty Childhood Growing Up in Queens

In this interview we go in depth about the childhood of one who grew up in the streets of New York, and what the life of one who grew up there may hold for them. My name is August Mazzara...

An Erratic Upbringing

Having a restless childhood and not having the stability of a long time home could crumple the spirits of some people, but not David Beedon. In November of 2017 in Los Angeles, 15-year-old Kyle Beedon interviews his father, David Beedon,...

Dancing to Prince

Everyone Alex Head meets wonders about his British accent, it’s the first thing they notice. Yet who would have thought a British born, American citizen with two kids would end up spending a large portion of his life in Asia?...

Cabin on the land

Summer breaks are typically associated with activities and seeing friends, these are not as easily accomplished while living in an isolated cabin far away from society. On November 26th, 2017 in Los Angeles, California Desi Reed interviewed his father, Christopher...

Childhood Anecdotes of Victor John Nelli Jr.

This interview took place on the 26th of November 2017 in Studio City California between Cleomene Nelli and his dad Victor John Nelli Jr. During this interview, Victor Nelli talks about childhood experiences he went through while growing up. The...