My Grandfathers Childhood

Growing up in a poor economy area of Rosario Argentina Hugo Solano’s childhood was mainly focused on soccer, friends and family. He always played soccer since he could kick a ball at young age with his friends. He lived in...

To truly learn what adversity is

Simran Pravin has only heard bits and pieces of her father’s stories from way back when he immigrated to the United States, but she never understood her father’s feelings towards it all. So for the #GreatListen2019 Simran sat down with...

Culture Shock

An interesting conversation between a granddaughter and her amazing grandmother.

A Woman’s Reflection on life growing up in Mexico and the hard-to-reach opportunities found there

This interview, was conducted on November 26th, 2017. Lucila Suarez (my mother) answers my questions regarding her home, siblings, parents, town, school, etc. Additionally, I ask questions about the opportunities that she had as a young ambitious teen and how...

The Great Thanksgiving Listen – Haniya Parakkavetty

In this interview, conducted on December 8th, 2019 in Dallas, Texas, Haniya Parakkavetty (16) interviews her mother, Shabana Hameed (40) about her childhood abroad and her experiences while moving to the United States. Mrs.Hameed shares her stories about her childhood...

The Great Thanksgiving Listen: My Mom’s Taiwanese Heritage

This recording is an interview I did with my mom discussing her Taiwanese heritage and some of the struggles she faced and noticed as a child but also the pride she has in her culture.

“It wasn’t easy” – Growing up in New York

My grandfather talks about the changes he experienced and how difficult life was growing up in New York with nothing. He discusses his relationship with his brother and some stories from schooling in Cuba. How he managed to overcome immense...

THE GREAT THANKSGIVING LISTEN 2018 WITH MY MOM

This is a story about a mother who will sacracice anything for her family, she shares her story with me and the world about what it was like having to grow up with a single mother, and her experience immigrating...

Ralph Kayler talks to a student from Pentwater Schools about his experiences in The Korean War.

Background information on Ralph Kayler before the war and why he joined. A discussion of his time in boot camp and various types of training he received. Information about his time in Germany before going to the Korean Penninsula. A...

Great Thanksgiving Listen

In the interview I focused mainly on early life and her best years and tried to focus on the positive throughout the interview.

Migrating to América

Migration for people is a hard decision,but by improving their quality of life,they adapt to the new customs and their new country.

Looking for Opportunities

My grandma, Elizabeth Ortega and her journey to America from El Salvador. Also, the challenges that built her into a wonderful wife, mother, and grandmother.

Donato Hernandez Discussing His Life in Guatemala and the United States

In the interview, made on December 3, 2019, Donato Hernandez (39) talks about his childhood where he and his cousins/neighbors played sport (soccer) in the rain and they were blithe because they thought it is fun being in this weather,...

The Price Family’s Heritage and Traditions

I interview my mother, Tania Price, to find out more about our family’s origins and heritage. My mother shares her experience as an immigrant from Costa Rica now living in America. I learn more about our family’s Thanksgiving traditions and...

Elaine Chen gets to know a little more about her mother, Naoko Makise’s, life-story and the valuable lessons she’s learned from her experiences.
November 4, 2022 App Interview

In this interview, conducted on November 3rd, 2022, in Orange County, California, Elaine Chen (20) interviews her mother Naoko Makise (56) about her childhood, family, life-lessons, and spirituality all based on the rich experiences that she went through. Ms. Makise...

Random, but interesting, questions!

This is my Great Thanksgiving Listen that I did with someone who is special to me. There were a few slight mess ups, buts that’s okay because it was our first interview.

LHP Interiew: Immigration

For this interview I, a junior in highschool, was interviewing my Mother Zina Kaufman who immigrated to the United States at a young age.