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Dorothy Macarus and Julianne Macarus

Julianne Macarus (59) speaks to her mother, Dorothy Macarus (84). Dorothy reflects on her time singing in a trio and meeting her husband, David.

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39:09
James McKeown , Micah Zaker, and Joshua Zaker

Jim McKeown (85) speaks to Micah Zaker (21) and Joshua Zaker (15) about his childhood experience and moments in his life that have impacted him.

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Dale Boesky, Jennifer Glass, and Sara Glass

Dale Boesky (85) talks to his daughter Sara Glass (58) and his granddaughter Jennifer Glass (31) about his childhood, his young adulthood, and his career in psychoanalysis.

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Katya Mischenko and Lida Nedilsky

Katya Mischenko (46) has a conversation with fellow Ukrainian community member Lida Nedilsky (51) about Ukrainian culture and roots, and how their community has navigated the ongoing pandemic.

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Lisa Kaplan and Matthew Duvall

Lisa Kaplan (46) has a conversation with her longtime friend Matthew Duvall (50) about working together in the performing arts scene in Chicago and their chamber music project Eight Blackbird.

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34:52
Nausheen Rajan and Andrew McDonald

Nausheen Najan (27) is interviewed by her colleague and friend Andrew McDonald (25) about growing up in Florida, her parents' migration journey, being a graduate student at Princeton, the impostor syndrome, and her work as cofounder of Ismailis Rise Up.

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46:43
Lorne Jeff, Boyi Dong, Alma Cavira, and Julius Cavira

Husband and wife Julius (40) and Alma Cavira (37) have a conversation with their friends Boyi Dong (30) and her husband Lorne Jeff (31) about their childhoods, their education and their minority experience.

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40:21
Ben Porter and William Porter

Ben Porter (43) talks to his father, William "Bill" Porter (68), about growing up in rural Iowa, his love of fishing, and his career as a professor of wildlife sciences.

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39:18
Sura Dupart and Adam Zanolini

Sura Dupart (80) is interviewed by friend Adam Zanolini (41) about his early days in African drumming in Chicago, learning to make his own drums, meeting legendary musicians like Tony Williams, his spiritual connection with musicians, his music project the...

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44:51
Songodina Ifatunji and Makinde Adedapo

Makinde Adepapo (37) interviews his father Baba Songodiva Ifatunji (70) about reclaiming his West African roots and becoming a Yoruba priest, which had an impact in his theater work.

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27:10
Rose de Novo and Sam Paakkonen

Rose de Novo (no age given) speaks to her grandson, Sam Paakkonen (24) about their relationship. They reflect on what it's like to live together.

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44:29
Ameer Baroudi and Ahmed Flex Omar

Ameer Baroudi [no age given] is interviewed by his friend Ahmed "Flex" Omar [no age given] about his journey moving from Syria to the United States to pursue his higher education in dental medicine, the challenges he faced as an...

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34:34
Joy Dingee, David Dingee, and Barbara Higgins

David Dingee (85) and his wife Joy Dingee (84) are interviewed by their daughter Barbara Higgins (48) about their childhoods and parenting.

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39:16
Xolani Yaaba and Laura Saenz

Xolani Yaaba (31) is interviwed by StoryCorps facilitator Laura Saenz (47) about his early childhood and experiences in the Chicago Public School system and how that influenced him in his work studying the school to prison pipeline.

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Ahmed "Flex" Omar and Uzo Udu

Ahmed "Flex" Omar (35) interviews his friend Uzo Udo (29) about his experiences growing up in Ukraine and then coming to the US.

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36:02
Kuang-Hao Huang and Helen Zell

Kuang-Hao Huang (50) and his piano student, Helen Zell (78), talk about how they began working together, former piano teachers, experimentation, contemporary music, and their virtual piano lessons during the COVID-19 Pandemic.

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44:58
Vijai Singh and Richa Singh

Vijai Singh (65) is interviewed by his daughter Richa Singh (34) about his life growing up in India and immigrating to the United States.

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24:47
Michael Organ and Sara Organ

Michael Organ (35) is interviewed by his wife Sara Organ (31) about how they met and their life together.

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35:06
Barbara Dolan and Sheila McNair

Barbara Dolan (79) is interviewed by her granddaughter Sheila McNair (26) about her life raising 10 children.

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39:09
Mariana Rockwell and Hiedi Rockwell

Heidi (44) brought in her daughter, Mariana (20), to interview her about how Heidi's decision to move the family to the Czech Republic for a Fulbright fellowship impacted her.

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40:36
Dorothy Hetzel and Steve Hetzel

Dorothy "Dottie" Hetzel (73) is interviewed by her son Steve Hetzel (40) about growing up as the oldest sibling, her favorite childhood memories, working at her father's furniture store as a teenager, meeting her husband in Chicago, and life as...

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41:58
Kuldip Singh Makker, Kalitdeep Singh, and Haramandeep Singh

Kuldip Singh Makker (81) talks to his sons, Kalitdeep Singh (44) and Haramandeep Singh (51), about his childhood before and after the Partition of India. He talks about the family who raised him and the challenges they experienced, his career,...

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40:16
Connie Jeschke and Jennifer Jeschke

Connie Jeschke (64) talks to her daughter-in-law, Jennifer Jeschke (33), about her childhood, her family, motherhood, the various places she has lived, her career as a teacher, and her plans now that she and her husband are retired.