An Outsider in a Foreign Country

During the 1980’s in Seoul, South Korea, parents were determined to send their children to best universities to succeed and have a prosperous life ahead of them. Most kids were usually under the control of their parents and obeyed what...

“Yes, I had many memories, all that I enjoyed, but there was a particular memory that I enjoyed the most.”

This interview is about my mother’s childhood leading to her first years of college. In this interview, I learned many new things about my mom and also some things about myself.

Persia Gratitude Choi

We talked about how my parents met, and what types of music my father listened to.

Country to Country

In this interview conducted by Eugene Kim (14) on December 1st 2019, Eugene interviews his mother, Hoyeon Kim. They discuss about her childhood in Korea and the important people in her life. They talk about culture and traditions and her...

Interview with my Grandfather

In this interview, I get to know my grandfather better who experienced hardship in his life. As one who lived through the Korean War as a child, my grandfather would go on to serve in the Korean Army as a...

A Journey to the Past

In this interview we talked about my dad’s past. Through this interview, I was able to know many things that I’ve never even heard about and was an overall great experience.

Interview with my dad about his life in Korea before moving to the US.

In this interview, conducted in November 2019 in Santa Clara, California, I interviewed my dad Philip Whang (55) about his childhood life in Korea and the events that happened at that time. He shared stories about what education was like...

Dad’s time at Kunsan Air Base

Korea Defense Veteran describes his time in the Wolf Pack along with other stories from this deployment.

A Child’s View of the Most Pointless War

Chong Sun Kim was 13-years old when she had to leave her home with only a bag full of belongings, in the wake of the battle that would tear apart the Korean Peninsula. In November of 2017, 14-year old Nathan...