Interview with my grandma

The conversion was mostly about my grandma and life back home. Also talked to me grandpa a bit too because he wanted to talk to me :).

“Standing on My Own Two Feet”

My mom told the story of her experience in Burma to Thailand and finally America.

“I wanted to help them, but I could do nothing but lend them some of my strength”

This recording is about how my mother managed to cross Myanmar’s border over to Thailand. In this recording, She speaks about personal encounters she had to overcome and how she managed to live despite the war.

A Veterans Profile -Kris Robinson

Talked about various experiences about the navy life, before during and after.

“Your grandfather is…” “A cheating liar!?”

A raw 45 minute interview of a father and daughter talking. The daughter had prepared questions which lead to what kinds of jobs the father had, how it was like with a preacher as a dad, how it was like...

Arraya Sinlong and Alyssa Sinlong

Arraya Sinlong (31) talks with her younger sister Alyssa Sinlong (17) about her childhood before and after moving to the U.S.

Growing Up Again

In this interview, Jed hears about his father Jeff's upbringing and professional life in Cleveland and beyond. He shares stories of his friends, attitude, and the places he's been. Learning some things hew knew and some things he didn't, this...

Backpacks & Baguettes

A father and son talk about the children’s travel book they wrote together, Backpacks & Baguettes, and the reminder it provided of what it was like to live in the world before the pandemic hit - the sights, the smells...

Climate change

For this interview I asked my aunt about her feelings on climate change, how the effects are different all around the world, and her thoughts on climate change in the future.

Michael Kahan and Sora Frankel discuss how she came to teach in Indonesia for the 1965-66 school year.

In 1965-66, Sora Frankel and her husband Aaron Frankel taught at the Joint Embassy school in Indonesia. In this conversation, Sora describes how they received the job offer, obtained visas, and made the trip via Hawaii and Thailand to Jakarta.

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Sakhone Lasaphangthong and Syma Mohammed

Sakhone Lasaphangthong (46) talks to StoryCorps interviewer Syma Mohammed (34) about coming to the US as a refugee, being incarcerated, and his current work with houseless people.

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Seanwong Brown and Ahmed Flex Omar

Seanwong J. Brown (47) is interviewed by his friend Ahmed "Flex" Omar (39) about his experiences growing up in a biracial family, his early interest in the Air Force, life in Europe, working in finance and the hospitality industry.

The 1973 Thai Protests

I interviewed Dhitinut Ratnapradipa (my dad) about the Student protests in Thailand on October 14th, 1973 about the government that turned into a tragedy.

World adventures of my Uncle Greg

Interviewing my uncle Greg about his experiences in the Thailand peace corp

A Different Point of View

An interview about my father’s experiences during the Vietnam War, growing up in Vietnam, and being a first generation immigrant parent fleeing to America for more opportunities. Additionally, he talks about the hardships of being in a foreign county and...

Migration interview

Talks about where ancestors came from and why they had to migrate to where they are now. She also talked about some pull and push factors and the opportunities her family have.

Brandon S

I chose to interview Brandon Supaket, because when we met we didn’t start off on the right foot. Through the months that I’ve known him we’ve had our differences and moments of not getting along. Brandon has also been someone...

From Thailand to the USA

Today I sat down with Ploy to discuss life in Thailand versus the USA and the adjustment she made when moving to the states alone at the age of 17.