Questions with a fellow Classmate

This interview is between two classmates while they converse about questions that are important to them.

Mike Hart Iraq War

I interviewed Mike Hart about the War in Iraq and his thoughts about it, including what he did and what he thought it was about.

From being poor to helping the poor, the life of Oday Salim

This interview reflects on a person who used to be poor but now helps the poor. He is an accomplished environmental lawyer. He worked very hard for the job and still works hard. He fights for rights in the environment....

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Michael Phillips and Sara Phillips

Sara Phillips (33) has a Conversation with her husband, Michael Phillips (35), about his decision to join the Army National Guard, what deployment to Iraq was like, and how his military service helped shape the person he is today.

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Justice Castañeda and Ben LeRoy

Long time friends, Justice Castañeda (40) and Ben LeRoy (44), talk about how they met, highlighting Justice's journey from troubled youth, to United States Marine, to being named the Executive Director of Common Wealth Development.

Thanksgiving interview

We basically talked about his childhood. Growing up, and being a teenager.

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Jessica Davis and Akua Jackson

Jessica "Rene" Davis (39) talks with her friend Akua Jackson (42) about her upbringing in Delaware and her decision to enlist in the army. She shares memories of basic training, Advanced Individual Training (AIT), and combat, as well as some...

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Jihan Daman and Syma Mohammed

Syma Mohammed (33) talks with her conversation partner Jihan Daman (53) about leaving Iraq as a refugee at age 13, her four years spent in Greece, her time in high school in Michigan, and the work she does with refugees...

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Risa Gross and Kent Berry

Risa Gross (39) and conversation partner, Kent Berry (65) discuss how our mentality can impact our interactions in society, mental illness and identity, thoughts on the approach of the Trump administration, and the ways faith can impact view of others...

Interviewing my dad

We talked about my dad growing up throughout his years from his childhood to his life as a doctor

PTSD and Me: How Poetry saved me from Suicide

Erika Land and Aissatou Sidime-Blanton discuss that PTSD the Erika suffered as part of her U.S. military service as a pharmacy technician and how poetry, and producing her one-woman play (“PTSD and Me/At ease. Not today PTSD.”), has helped her...

The Life of an FBI Special Agent

This is an interview with former FBI Agent Jim Maxwell, a first responder to 9/11 as well as a bomb tech. He worked several high profile cases throughout his highly successful career.

Ryan Dion talks with Elizabeth Sortino about his life and time in the service

Ryan talks about his life and jobs, one of them being stationed in Iraq at a time of war.

A Country and Military Life

Grew up in Lonoke, Arkansas and worked in produce farm and saw mill. Joined army in 1984 and left in 2004. Influenced by step dad and metal shop teacher. Running in basic training was hardest. Hardest part was missing his...

Veterans connect

John hildebrand is my dad. He is corpsman in the Navy. He was in the military for 25 years. He told me lots of funny storys in his time like the time he was called old or the time when...

A life well lived

Ranya story of her family coming to America.

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John Jackson and Hazel Diaz

John Jackson (48) talks with StoryCorps employee Hazel Diaz (33) about his deployment to Iraq, how he had PTSD when he returned, and the time it took for him to realize it and get treatment. He also talks about his...

Military

My dad being in the military and the jobs he had and how he felt about being in and leavening the military.