Payton Keblish interviews her mom Dana Keblish for the Great Thanksgiving Listen 2019.

In this interview, Payton Keblish (age 16) interviews her mom Dana Keblish (age 45) in December of 2019. They both reminisce over childhood memories and talk about hopes for the future. They talked about hardships of the past and how...

"We Come from a Line of Strong Women"

In this recording Abigail Jacobo interviews her mother, Ana Jacobo about her life in Mexico, what it was like to immigrate to the United States, and about her family. Almost 29 years ago Ana came to this country and was...

Determination Runs in Our Family

Allie Chester performs an interview with her Aunt, Peg Chester, at her family Thanksgiving dinner. Allie asks her Aunt about her life, her favorite memories, her experiences, and their family. Their family runs on determination and are extremely important to...

Love and sacrifice

The story of an immigrant who left everything behind to come to United States. She speaks of her struggles and goals that she still hopes to accomplish. The love she has for her kids drives her to be a better...

Ty Rosas’s test interview for the Great Thanksgiving listen, 2020
November 20, 2020 App Interview

In this test recording, Ty Rosas at Egg Harbor Township High School in Egg Harbor Township, New Jersey records a practice file for the 2020 pilo5 of the Great Thanksgiving Listen. Ty Rosas is in 11th grade and is studying...

Great Thanksgiving listen 2020

Ty Rosas learns of his mother’s life, ideals, and views. From her childhood to the present, Ty learns of it all. Topics include the era of no cell phones, immigration from Ireland, and the corona virus. Learning about a teacher’s...

“I didn’t want you guys to experience what I had to go through…”

Jacklyn Kwarteng a 17 year old interviews Gabriel Kwarteng (dad) who moved to the United States when she was 1 month old to know more about where he grew, what his childhood was like, and how living alone in a...

Christopher Sunga’s Test Interview for the Great Thanksgiving Listen, 2019

In this test recording, Christopher Sunga at Egg Harbor Township High School in Egg Harbor Township, New Jersey records a practice audio file for the 2019 pilot of the Great Thanksgiving Listen. Christopher Sunga is in grade 11 and is...

A Brighter Tomorrow

For “The Great Thanksgiving Listen 2017” Jonathan Morales interviews his mother Nu Su about her struggles growing up poor in Vietnam, immigrating to America, and the struggles of being a parent. She recounts stories about a fellow refugee camp member,...

"I came back to visit you specifically"

In this interview, conducted on November 26, 2019 in Egg Harbor Township, New Jersey, Al Ziegler interviews his teacher and mentor Matt Guenther(52) and Matt's husband, Greg Ferree(51). The couple shares about fond college memories together, their friendship before they...