Amanda’s Story

Amanda is from Ft. Lauderdale, Florida, and lives near Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School. She is good friends with many students at the school and was deeply affected by the shooting. Amanda and her friends have learned a lot about...

Laila – Brasil a Texas

We talked about perception of US culture, growing up in Brazil, moving to the US, and a little bit of Thanksgiving.

Narrative 2.14

I interviewed Cathy Reed about her journey to the US and what it was like after she moved here.

Virginia Zimmerman – Willowood x PC

Pedro Damasceno speaks to Virginia Zimmerman. Interview hosted by Pine Crest’s Photography Club at the Willowood Brookdale resident center on August 9th, 2017. c/o Pedro Damasceno

“And at that moment I thought, it was real.”

A conversation between Emma Gonzalez & Pedro Damasceno recorded during a rally in favor of gun control laws— held in response to the shooting at Marjory Stoneman Douglas Highschool. Emma had just delivered a speech addressing her experience during the...

“It could’ve been us.”

A conversation between Ellie Branson & Pedro Damasceno recorded during a rally in favor of gun control laws— held in response to the shooting at Marjory Stoneman Douglas Highschool. Ellie started a social media movement at her school, South Broward...

Michael DelPercio – Willowood x PC

Pedro Damasceno (17) speaks to Michael (Mike) DelPercio (99). Interview hosted by Pine Crest’s Photography Club at the Willowood Brookdale resident center on August 9th, 2017. Mike shares the story of his life; New York, the Navy, and love. c/o...

Olga Giordano – Willowood x PC

Pedro Damasceno (17) speaks to Olga Giordano (96). Interview hosted by Pine Crest’s Photography Club at the Willowood Brookdale resident center in Fort lauderdale, Florida. c/o Pedro Damasceno

“I have to put on a brave face for the others that can’t.”

Conversation recorded during a rally in favor of gun control laws— held in response to the shooting at Marjory Stoneman Douglas Highschool. David has appeared on several media outlets where he shares his experience in the tragedy.

Lillian (Lee) Salomon – Willowood x PC

Pedro Damasceno (17) speaks to Lillian (Lee) Salomon. Interview hosted by Pine Crest’s Photography Club at the Willowood Brookdale resident center on August 9th, 2017. c/o Pedro Damasceno

Lou Berger – Willowood x PC

Pedro Damasceno (17) speaks to Lou Berger (95). Interview hosted by Pine Crest’s Photography Club at the Willowood Brookdale resident center on August 9th, 2017. Lou shares the story of his life; New York, the army, love, and education. c/o...

Franklin Lindsay – Willowood x PC

Pedro Damasceno (17) speaks to Franklin Lindsay (92). Interview hosted by Pine Crest’s Photography Club at the Willowood Brookdale resident center on August 9th, 2017. c/o Pedro Damasceno