His life

We talk about his life. What was life like when he was young.

Ramon Ramos and Melinda Wiggins

Student Action with Farmworkers (SAF) executive director Melinda Wiggins (42) talks with her colleague Ramon Zepeda Ramos (26) about their childhoods growing up on farms in Mississippi and Jalisco, Mexico, and why they each work for social justice issues today.

Jacqueline Robles and Mary Bess Ser

Jacqueline "Jackie" Robles (20) talks to StoryCorps facilitator Mary Bess Ser (42) about her childhood, moving around between living with her grandmother, in foster homes, and in a homeless shelter. She talks about finishing high school while living in a...

Marco Benjamin and Joey Terrill

Friends, Joey Terrill (60) and Marco Benjamin (36), reflect on their experiences being HIV positive, talk about their relationship, and discuss their involvement with activism, and JT talks about his art.

Melissa Richardson Banks and Christy Addis-Gutierrez

Melissa Richardson Banks (51) and Christy Addis-Gutierrez (56) have a conversation about working together on Melissa's photography book and their connection to Los Angeles.

Suzi Wong and Donna Wong

Suzi Wong (65) speaks with her sister Donna Wong about their life and times growing up in Hollywood at the father's Chinese Laundry

James Hensley and Chris Jarvis

James Hensley (58) tells his husband Chris Jarvis (58) about his 30 years as a bartender in gay bars, describing the exciting nightlife of the places where he worked, as well as the dangers of being "out" and discovered in...

María Loza, Francisco Beczerra Perez, and Martha Escudero

María Luisa Loza (66) y su esposo, Francisco Ignacio Becerra Perez (64), hablan con su amiga, Martha Angelica Escudero (38), sobre la situación de su hija con esquizofrenia, y su nieta que ellos están tratando de tener custodia. [María Luisa...

Reneé Ramcharitar and Aisha Scott

Reneé Ramcharitar talk with her friend and the sister of her boyfriend Aisha Scott about her experiences with depression and healing through love and spirituality, and her career change from teaching to seeking work as a counselor, and Aisha talks...

APB Britny Chavarria

This is an interview done to my grandma to ask about politics.

Bart Conner and Kathy Johnson Clarke

Bart Conner (62) and colleague Kathy Johnson Clarke (61) talk about their overlapping Olympic gymnastics careers and their current work together as broadcast partners.

The Life I Left Behind

My step father talks about how the life changing journey from living in Boston, MA to sunny California altered his existence. and allowed him to learn new things about himself that he didn’t know before

Gina Ferrara and Christina Tinglof

Lifelong best friends, Gina Ferrara (61) and Christina Tinglof (61), reflect on their appreciation for each other and the fun, hilarious times they've spent together throughout their lives.

Carole Rodemeyer and Sylvia Rodemeyer

Carole Jean Rodemeyer (65) tells daughter, Sylvia Rodemeyer (30), about growing up in Wisconsin, getting in trouble with her siblings, and her ability to use her play. The reflect on how CR's playful side has helped create a strong bond...

A conversation with my dad

In this interview, I had a conversation with my dad. We went over his childhood and how it impacted the way he raised his own children, alongside the evolution in his mindset.

Clyde Waldron and Anne Riggsby

Anne Riggsby (60) interviews her father, Korean War veteran, Clyde Waldron (83) about his experiences growing up in South Georgia, becoming a paratrooper, a Union Auto plant representative, a Builder, father and husband.

Ilona Nanay talks to her mom, Julia Nanay, about coming to the U.S. and becoming a mom

In this interview, conducted in September 2019, Ilona Nanay interviews her mom, Julia Nanay, about her experiences fleeing Hungary after the revolution in 1956 and starting a new life in the United States. She describes the values her parents taught...

The Life of Cheryl Davis.

I would say the interview went very well. It was a little shorter than expected. I did learn some interesting facts about my Aunt Sherry though.