18-Year Old Geovanni Celaya and His Life.

In this interview, conducted in November 2019 in Chicago, Illinois. I, Karen Salgado(17) interview my old friend and peer, Geovanni Celaya(18) about his plans for his future tomorrow. He talks about what mark he would like to leave when he...

Ezine Extra Credit

An interview about moments in Rosemary Barilla’s life.

Julie Kaufman and Beth Wright for Stonewall OutLoud

Beth and Julie tell Karen about falling in love at Oberlin College, moving to California and later Chicago for graduate school, finding a welcoming Episcopalian church, having a ceremony, beginning their journey to have children during the AIDS epidemic, becoming...

Emma Mendez Interviews William Lachat to Learn the Emotions, People, and Experiences Shaping the Man Behind the Mustache

On November 24th, at her grandfather’s house in Chicago, Illinois, Emma Mendez interviews William Lachat, husband to his deceased love of his life, Felicia Lachat, father of five daughters, and grandfather to twelve grandchildren. As a son of a biochemical...

The Night Jorge Called

Photo is from the “meeting at the park” referenced in the story. Full story at www.macolon2.blogspot.com.

My grandma

I did a total of 23 questions where my grandma talks about her childhood life, where she grew up, and how she met my grandpa.Also memories of myself and my father, aunt, and uncle

Megan McCormick and her mother Jennifer McCormick discuss growing up, family traditions, and developing one’s identity.

In this interview, conducted in November 2017 in Gallatin, Tennessee, Megan McCormick (17) interviews her mother Jennifer McCormick (44) about what life was like for her growing up in the 70s as a part of a family with traditions that...

History Summative Assignment

The participants life was talked about and how he had worked at a very young age to support his family. Religion is a big motivation of his,since his childhood, and he encourages his future generations to work hard to achieve...

Mom and Me

Talking with my mom about our family and her relationships with them. Also asked about her worldview from her childhood and from today.

Family History

The person I interviewed was my mom because of her background I felt she would have good stories to tell us. Throughout the interview she talked about her childhood,struggles, and family struggles. Welcome to her life and being part of...

Sitting down and talking to my older sister

Just me and my older sister Adilene talking about her as I help her procrastinate on doing her school work.

My interview with my Grandpa Jose

This was a 8 question interview talked about his life the ups and downs he had.

Thaddeus Murphy’s Take on Progressing from a Poor Childhood to a Successful Lawyer

Thad Murphy discusses his timeline from working as a minor in order to help his family to working at his education and law school. He discusses law school as he experienced it: difficult and stressful, yet fulfilling and gratifying. Additionally,...

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...

My Mother and I: Our First Conversation

My mother and I have had a strained relationship, so this was one of the first open conversations we’ve had in a while.

Interview

Today, I interviewed my father. He spoke about all the challenges in his early life and the things that he finds himself most grateful for now.

Abel Naranjo and his sister Abigail Naranjo reflect on life experiences and relationship as siblings

Abel Naranjo and his older sister Abigail Naranjo discuss Abigail’s life as a child and how she has developed into the person she is now. Abigail discusses her life as a child and reflects on people in her life who...

Th Great Thanksgiving Listen-Brandon Singh & Roger Singh

In this interview, Conducted on December 1st, 2019 In Chicago,IL, Brandon Singh(18) interviews his loving father, Roger Singh(51) about what his life is today, and what has made him who he is. Remembering his favorite childhood memory of basketball, when...