Julia, Chris, and Mary talk about childhood and life lessons

Mary and Chris Romano, parents of Julia Romano from Westfield, NJ, share their experiences from their childhood, their work and life in general. Mary grew up in Emerson, NJ and Chris grew up in Woodhaven, Queens, NY. The two met...

Resiliency and Violence in my Father

I interviewed my father to learn more about his childhood.

Naja and her grandmother, Beverly Davis, talk about her experience immigrating to this country, their family, and her childhood.

In this interview, conducted on December 5, 2018 Beverly Davis shares, with her granddaughter Naja, some experiences of overcoming challenges when she first came to this country when she was 27. For example, she describes how it was a lot...

Cooper Cruce talks with his dad about childhood memories and life lessons.

In this interview, Cooper Cruce asks his dad some questions about his life. With some answers about childhood in South Carolina followed up by job stories, this interview is concise but worth a listen. After talking about jobs, the two...

Interview with my coworker, life coach, fellow Beowulf fanatic, and friend, Eric Cottingham.

Eric Cottingham is a Young Adult Librarian in Birmingham, Alabama. I’ve known him ever since he started working in my local public library, and I come to him to vent about college and life. The interview questions consist of information...

“I’m not so much proud of myself. I’m proud of my children.”

Isaac David, an 8th grader at Franklin County Middle School, interviews his mother Patti David (maiden name Conway) about her life. They talk about her childhood, her career, and her love of her children.

interview with isaac

i ask issac a series of questions and learn more about him and his past

My Grandmother Interview

We talked about what it was like growing up during World War 2 and what her childhood was like in Tiptonville.

My Mother’s Life

My mother & I discuss her childhood in Zanzibar, Tanzania, and Kenya. We also talk about her transition to life in America and high school.