Stories From an 80s Kid

On November 27th, in Los Angeles California, Finn Cawley interviews his father, Tucker Cawley about his childhood in the seventies and eighties, interested in finding out more about his childhood. Tucker provides several interesting stories about including puppet shows, christmas...

Macy, on being 13

Macy, about her life as a 13 year old about to start high school

Depression Leads to War

Addison K. Groff, a retired minister who was born in 1919 in Rochester, NY, but spent most of his adolescence in Boonsboro, Maryland, is interviewed by his grandson, Edwin Groff on November 25, 2017. He lived through some of the...

Mark Smith’s Challenging Childhood and Profound Career

In this interview Brodie Young-Smith interviews his father, Mark Smith. On November 27, 2018 14 year old Brodie interviews his father and asks him about many significant things in his life including his childhood and his professional career. In the...

Never wanna leave

Ellie Phillips and Pam Phillips. Pam is my mom, I am 15 years old. Man-of-war can rarley kill humans but when attacked by a whole school it is more likely, my mom learned the hard way. The best part was...

Grandpa

Bill Chiappetta was able to travel the world, see the place where his family was from, and while doing these things he was serving our country. My name is Grace Chiappetta-Uberti, I am 14 years old, and I interviewed my...

Memories of Motor City

Playing an instrument, painting, and traveling the world. These are what Stephen Hoffman would like to do when he retires. In November 2018, 15 year-old JJ Hoffman interviewed his grandfather, Stephen Hoffman, about his past and his future. The story...

Stop Iran

“I would see stop signs and below the word stop it would say Iran”. On 1/6/19, in Los Angeles, Ani Adell interviewed her mom, Megan Adell, about her leaving her home in Iran and coming to America, and how being...

Mathew and his mom

Me and my mom go over her childhood and how it was when she was a child

A Lebanese Childhood

I, Jack Marounian interviewed my dad, Arthur Marounian. I interviewed my dad a my house in Los Angeles, California. I am 15 years old and my dad is 47 years old. A 1770’s childhood in Lebanon was was way different...

The Great Listen 8th grade Language Arts Luke Thelen
November 26, 2017 App Interview

I interviewed my grandma Dona Zimmerman in order to learn more about her early life and what she was like growing up.

You’re a good person?

“I do attempt to be a good person 24-7.” In this interview, recorded on January 2nd, 2019, Piers Pozil (14) interviewed Johnny Simpson (75) in Aspen, Colorado, and asked him how his past experiences shaped him to make him who...

Mother and Son Relflect on Childhood and the Future That Lies Ahead

Daphne and Henry Carr discuss their favorite memories from childhood, such as moments on the Empire State Building, attending musicals, and listening to cassette tapes in libraries with a future life-partner.

A Gritty Childhood Growing Up in Queens

In this interview we go in depth about the childhood of one who grew up in the streets of New York, and what the life of one who grew up there may hold for them. My name is August Mazzara...

Wolf Uwek Teddy Sein

Uwe drops us right into a sticky situation involving a confused teenager wanting to be something that his parents do not (Teddy boy Gangster). Wolf Uwe Kalisher, Luca Kalischer-Stork’s uncle, was a full-fledged Teddy Boy in Berlin Germany, 1980. Uwe...

Home Away From Home

14 year old Chris Durant interviewed his aunt, Dinora Durant on her early years in Honduras and then some of her life in Brooklyn, New York. When I asked Dinora what she did in her summers she told Chris about...

Always being the new kid

On December 4th, 2017 Trixie Davis,14, interveiwed her father, Tom Davis, about what his life was like growing up and switching schools are on the Southern California area in the 1980’s. Fam tells her about his experiences going to three...

Itzel and Fabiola

I learned about my moms childhood and about her happiest moments with her brothers and sisters.

Ethel Mae Murphy

An interview about growing up in the Echo Park neighborhood of Los Angeles.

The Grief of Losing an Idol

On November 27th, 2017, Charlie Ruderman interviewed his mother Catherine Smith to learn about her childhood and what it was like to lose a loved one. Throughout the interview, Catherine describes her childhood in the 1970’s San Fernando Valley. This...

From the Farm to a Model

In November of 2017, 15 year old, Sam Geiger interviews his mom, Tricia Geiger in Los Angeles about her childhood, career path and challenges. Tricia explains in the interview what occurred between the years of 1964 to 2017 in her...

The Great Thanksgiving Listen

I interviewed my grandma to know more about her life as a child, he experiences, and her viewpoints on life.