Joo Cho and Sandra Cho

Sandra Cho (49) interviews her father Joo Haeng Cho (82) about his life and how he met her mother. This is the third interview they have done together.

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.

Gummee Champommier, 52, reflects on the experience of being separated from her parents during their immigration from South Korea

Cora Champommier (15) sits down to talk with her mother, Gummee Champommier (52), on the personal hardships of living with immigrated parents, far from home; and finding comfort in the routine of her past life

Persia Gratitude Choi

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

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...

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...

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...

Pam Shriver and Zina Garrison

Friends former doubles partners Pam Shriver (58) and Zina Garrison (57) discuss their tennis careers, their Olympic gold medal, and their legacies.

“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.

Leah Davis Witherow and William Hybl

Leah Davis Witherow (55) interviews William Hybl [no age given] about growing up in Pueblo, Colorado, serving in the Army in Ethiopia, and his work in the district attorney’s office.

Crystal Yoon interviews Sung Lee

Sung Lee is a 65-year-old senior who is currently residing in the Menlo apartments with her husband. She was born in Seoul, South Korea and worked as a Seoul city official until she immigrated to the U.S. with her husband...

Michelle Leff and Claire Kim

Michelle Leff (60) talks with her mother, Claire Kim (88), about Claire’s upbringing in Seoul, her love of reading, her decision to come to the United States, her career, and her family.

Crystal Yoon interviews Sara Suk

Sara Suk is a 42-year-old mother of two daughters, a high school freshman, and a high school senior. In 2002, she immigrated to Honolulu, Hawaii from South Korea with her husband to continue her studies in Brigham Young University. After...

andy and dina

we talked about his time coming here to the us and a bit about how we met

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...

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...

Service Learning Project: Life is Short, Don’t Dwell On It

In this interview, we dive into the life of a military veteran and discuss topics regarding his successes, failures, and the importance of the continuation of a happy life.

Benjamin Kim and Chapin Montague

Benjamin "Byong" Kim (48) speaks with StoryCorps Facilitator, Chapin Montague (24), about his service in the Navy and his self-described experience as not being the "typical Veteran."

Dad’s time at Kunsan Air Base

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