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George Rodon and Eduardo Fernandez-Crespi

George Rodon (72) and mentee Eduardo "Eddie" Fernandez-Crespi (39) share thoughts on family, Cuban heritage, how they first met, race relations in Cuba vs U.S. and their view on government systems.

SCI 1123

Talking about growing up in Cuba with my mom

Pap interview

I interviewed my pap at wheeling hospital

My Daughter and I

I sat down and interviewed my daughter about family connections and writing.

Fafi’s Story

Interview of my grandmother's early life and her journey to America

Mi Papi y Mami

My grandparents speak about how they met in Cuba, what they did for their first date, what their wedding was like, what it was like to raise children in Cuba, and also what it was like to come to a...

Adibel Agüero

My Cuban grandmother and I discuss her early life, including memories of school and childhood, while we learn stories of her marriage proposal, wedding day, and even how recent political activities have affected her. She also shares some of her...

A New Couple Gets Vulnerable

A new couple talks about who they admire, regrets, high school, worst dates, family trauma, advice to young people, and ask each other rapid fire questions.

The Great Thanksgiving Listen

We talked about how my father’s childhood was like, and the struggles him and his family went through to get to where they are today.

Believing in Yourself in a World That Didn’t

Claudia Sherman interviews her mother, Dr. Leticia Toledo Sherman about her life as an immigrant and how she never doubted her ability to succeed in her field of chemistry.

Religion Project

We discussed who in my grandmothers life impacted her the most and how her job was a reflection of the way she lives her life.

The great listen

I interview my mom who only speaks Spanish so the interview had to be in Spanish and I asked her a bunch of things from what she did as a child to how she met my dad

The life of a young Cuban girl in the 50’s

Learning about what it’s like to be in the Havana as young child during Fidel Castro’s reign and also the troubles of a teenager in Cuba.

Eduardo Mendez

Eduardo Mendez is a husband and a father of three. His shares with me his values for life, love, and happiness.

Jeannette Garcia-Amodeo (mom) interview part 2

This recording was a follow up to the previous recording due to some technical difficulties. My mom spoke about her faith and some events in life where she doubted it. She also gave advice to my great great grandchildren.

Un Estadístico a un Ingeniero: una Entrevista con Ramón

Ramón es de Cuba, y se mudó a los Estados Unidos durante la Operación Pedro Pan. Trabajó a Bell Labs como un estadístico, y entonces fue a la Universidad de Tennessee a enseñar. Este es su historia.

Thanksgiving Interview with Abuela

Just talking about her life; growing up in Cuba before Castro rose to power, fleeing Cuba, and life in the United States.