The Great Thanksgiving Listen

My step grandmother (Katie Wilhelm, I call her Teeta haha) and I talked about her family and travels throughout her life so far, including her Dad who served in World War 2.

Manuel Perez-Carrillo and his father

A conversation about my father's life in Puerto Rico and new info. on his dad

A life too long to remember

Lydia is a woman who has bewn through a lot but still has a heart full of kindness and a lot of love and laughter to share.

Wilma talks to her granddaughter about catholic school, growing up around the block, and meeting her husband.

Wilma and her granddaughter Amy discuss her journey to the United States, growing up in catholic school, meeting her husband at 15, and family life.

Family Wisdom and My Dad’s Love

My name is Linzy Rivera and I interviewed my father Robert Rivera age 50 on December 3, 2019 in Dudley, MA. My dad’s father came from Puerto Rico with the circus when he was 18. My dad’s father also worked...

Luz Karakozian and Sarah Padgett

Sarah Padgett (24) shares a conversation with new friend Luz Karakozian (59) about how Luz came to Columbus, Georgia, her plans to move to Puerto Rico, her family, her husband, and her faith.

Dina Jackson and John McMichael

One Small Step Conversation partners Dina Jackson [no age given] and John "Wes" McMichael (47) talk about their experiences in the Baptist church, acceptance and understanding of LGBTQIA+ friends and family, and the stereotypes they both have faced.

Juan Marval’s story on moving to the Stat

Juan Marval (48), a native of Puerto Rico; talks about his journey and experiences on moving to the States. His story includes memories from back home, being in the service, and family.

Natasha Herring and Virginia Vasquez

Friends and soul sisters Natasha Herring (48) and Virginia Vasquez (40) remember their grandparents' life and talk about how they have been influenced by them at various stages in life.

La historia de una niña puertorriqueña: Marilyn Vélez.

Cada persona que emigra aquí desde otro lugar tiene una historia que contar. Marilyn Vélez vino a Estados Unidos con su familia para tener una vida mejor. Escuche cómo llego a Estados Unidos y las dificultades que tuvo que enfrontar...

How do you find the word that means Maria?

This interview walks through one family’s experience with Hurricane Maria.

Lydia Mele and Andrea Rapacz

Lydia Mele (75) talks to her colleague Andrea Rapacz (48) about the impact Lydia's mother's legacy has had on their family and community.

Samara Rosado Interview with Carlos Rosado

This interview is about my father coming to the United States from Puerto Rico.

José Fajardo and Hazel Diaz

José Fajardo (58) talks with colleague Hazel Diaz (36) about growing up in a military base in Puerto Rico, his father's military service, and a letter he wrote to President Carter. He also discusses how his parents' influenced him and...

Arwen and Ana Canino Fluit talk about childhood & parenthood

On Thanksgiving Weekend Arwen interviews her mother about her childhood in Puerto Rico, and what it was like to parent her.

great thanksgiving listen period 6

Me and my grandma started off with some general questions, leading up to her childhood and how she came to meet my grandpa.

Olga Sepulveda

this is a small peak into the life of Olga Sepulveda. she is my grandmother mother who came from Puerto Rico and is 73 years old at the time 11/27/2022

A one of a life time lesson

In this interview conducted on January 13, 2019 in Irvine California, Diangelo Guevara, which is 16 years, interviews his grandfather, William Rodríguez, about his childhood in the country of Puerto Rico. Mr. Rodriguez shares stories about his harsh childhood and...