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Sayda Morales and Marc Lewis

Sayda Morales (22) and Marc H. Lewis (22) discuss their paths to and reasons for joining Teach For America, the ways their students have surprised them, and why they continue to teach.

The Crossover at 8 years old

Great great grandma Rose had to cross over from Russia to Lawrence when she was 8 years old.

My Grandmother’s Great Big Immigration Story

In this interview, I, Kiara Mejia, ask my grandmother, Gladys Paniagua, what her life was like in the Dominican Republic. From there, we talk about her transition to the United States and what she still hopes for in her life.

My Mom’s Life Story

In this interview, I, Alanna Diaz interview my mother, about her life. We talk about fortunate and misfortunate events and I get to know a little about my mother that I never knew. My mom talks about her childhood and...

Aurelina and Erica’s Great Listen Interview

In this interview, I, Aurelina, have a conversation with my sister, Erica, about her experiences when she was my age. We cross upon her transition from the Dominican Republic to America, middle school, high school, and significant teachers in her...

An interview with a mother and daughter, raised in different locations

This interview was between a mother and daughter. The mother does not know fluent English; therefore, I did this interview in Spanish. The Spanish language is also familiar to me, since it is my native language. In this interview, we...

Emma VandeWater, Sean Tapia, and Urban Planning

Emma VandeWater is a student in the Master of Urban Planning program at the University of Kansas. Sean Tapia is a graduate of the University of Kansas and works at a planning firm in Chicago. In this interview we talked...

Using Aira to enhance Personal Independence

Dustin has found personal independence since using Aira. He no longer has to ask friends or family for help. Dustin recently called in to Aira and went shopping with his smart glasses for the first time. All with a shopping...

Interview with My mom

I talk to my mom about her childhood, life as a parent and why she is proud of her children.

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Jaroslaw Piekalkiewicz and Ellen Piekalkiewicz

Ellen Piekalkiewicz (58) interviews her father, Jaroslaw Piekalkiewicz (95), about his experiences as a World War II refugee and a member of the Polish unit of the British Armed Forces. They also talk about their home in Lawrence, Kansas, where...

Interview With My Mom

This interview between my mom and I states what her life was like during her childhood, why she chose her present day job, and how she found her husband today.

Uncle Juan, and his life as an immigrant barber

During this interview we talked about not being perfect, but finding perfection in that inperfection.