Sudan Civil War: A Family’s Experience

This interview was done in Claremont on Tuesday May 22, 2018. I interviewed Francis Wani who immigrated to the United States during the war to escape the violence in Sudan. Now he is president of a charity that helps immigrants...

Understanding my dads life choices.

Sam, a loving father and husband discusses past events and shares important people in his life that shaped his identity. Through past adversities, he really got the chance to find himself and who he wanted to be.

The Great Thanksgiving Listen with my grandma, Dia Mostafa, Part 2

I interviewed my maternal grandmother, Rosh Dia Mostafa. She was born in Cairo, Egypt on October 28, 1930. She came to the United States in 1968 with my mother and grandfather. She got her masters degree in fashion design at...

Grandpa M Interview

In this interview, the interviewee, Mike, talks about growing up in Sweet Home, Oregon and about traveling between the years 1974 and 1975.

Service Learning Project

This is an interview about questions about the past of my friends life.

Ryan Adamkiewicz

Here we talked about my friend’s life back in Egypt. He expanded on a few things about his home town and death that are very different from the way we do things here in America.

Sasson Sisters

The Sasson sisters emigrated from Cairo, Egypt to the U.S.A. in June of 1968 as refugees of the Six-Day War. Their story is a reminder of how political and religious conflict uproots families, and how social class can play a...

Ulla

My grandmother told me about her experiences in Egypt as a young woman and also talked about my mom and her experience raisning my mom

Learning more about my great aunt’s trip to America from Limerick

I got the chance to talk to my great aunt about her trip from her home to America! Interesting lessons she learned along the way that can be great advice for teens today

Wagdy Zaki and His Unique Journey

In this interview conducted in November 26, 2017 in Bayonne, New Jersey, I Sarah Zaki (17) interview my brother about his childhood in Egypt, the birthplace for both of us! Wagdy shares his perspective on women in Egypt and the...

The Great Thanksgiving Listen – Michael Boutros & Father

I talked to my father about his experiences living in a foreign country and serving for a foreign army. Talk to my father also about his experiences with immigration, his education, his childhood and his marriage.

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Melissa MacKenzie and Esayas Asfeha

Melissa Mackenzie (68) prompts her dear friend Esayas Asfeha (41) to recount his migration story from multiple refugee camps to his arrival in Missoula, Montana, a 16 year process.

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Clemens Work and Asmaa Albukaie

Friends and colleagues Clemens "Clem" Work (75) and Asmaa Abukaie (37) discuss Asmaa's upbringing in Damascus, Syria before the outbreak of war in 2011. The two share memories of supporting other immigrant and refugee families in Montana and Idaho. Asmaa...

Grateful reflection

Marwa and I spoke about the impacts people had on her as a child, how she was raised, what her careers have shifted into, what she’s become accommodated to, her viewpoint on her life, etc.

The Great Thanksgiving Listen 2018

We talked about just his past and memories that truly stuck with him even until now. Discussing his past influences, we were able to connect over the still relevant topics in society today.

How my mother became the successful doctor and businesswoman she is today!

This is an insightful story of African American woman who faced many challenges throughout life but still came out with a happy ending. Dr. Renita Clark is praised OB/GYN who has a story full of laughs, sorrow, and happiness. This...

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Muhammad Eissa and Tahra Eissa

Tahra Eissa (28) interviews her father Muhammad S. Eissa (80) about his childhood growing up in Egypt, his education at Al Azhar in Cairo, and working as a professor of Islam in the U.S.

What Happens After College-Traveling and Living Alone

My name is Rebecca Gruber and I am thirteen years old and in eighth grade. I'm interviewing my mom. She is now 42, but back then she was in her mid twenties. In this interview my mother answers questions about...