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Duane Smith talks about taking up theology, becoming social activist in his church.
A woman is interviewed by her son about her family history, including stories of the American frontier and horseback riding, and her relationship with a Turkish man who became his father.
Sara, 47, interviews her father, Bernard, 82, about his work as an architect and sculptor.
Kathrina is interviewed by her daughters Breanna and Alexandra about her childhood and motherhood.
Kim interviews neighbor (and new friend) Ruth about her mother and labor and housing rights involvement. Ruth also talks about evacuating Battery Park on 9/11.
Friends talk about writing and their college years.
Frank worked as a laborer and surveyor in the construction of the World Trade Center, as well as many other skyscrapers and tunnels in and around New York City. He talks about what this work meant to him and how...
54 year old man talks about his survival of 9/11, from the South Tower, with his 21 year old daughter and his 53 year old wife.
Man (23) talks to a friend about his estranged family.
Michael,43, talks about his experiences on 9/11, when he traveled with his infant, newly adopted son, from beneath the WTC to the Upper West Side to a mikva for the baby.
Three sisters interviewed by daughter/niece about growing up on a cattle ranch in south Texas as a Mexican-American family. Stories about their university educations, traditions, pranks, and life on the ranch.
storyteller worked near the Trade Center, was in shock, walked across Brooklyn Bridge
A woman interviews her mother-in-law about her life. One theme that crops up is the storytellers’ difficulty coping with increasing memory loss.
Two friends talk about their love of travel, and Isely’s work with the State Department in Iraq.
daughter interviews her mother and father about their childhood in India and their first impressions of America. Father tells about his humble background and struggle to get education.
A man talks about his experience teaching English as a second language in Slovakia (through the Peace Corps) and now to immigrants in Queens. He also tells stories from his travels.
father tells daughter about growing up near an amusement park; daughter remembers commuting to WTC on 9/11/01
A woman interviews her sister about escaping from WTC on 9/11.
Jessamyn interviews her aunt Valerie about her life growing up in South Africa, being a woman in the 50s and her move to North America
Diane, who coordinated the relief effort at St. Paul’s Chapel across from Ground Zero, talks about the 9/11 relief and recovery effort.
82 year old man talks to his daughter about becoming an architect after WWII
Kim asks her dad and her aunt to tell her about her grandparents (their parents) with a special slant on their mother’s mental illness.
Sara, 28, interviews her boyfriend, Alex, 30, about growing up on Chicago’s South Side.