The Growth Story In High School

This interview is talking about my sister, Gloria’s growth story in high school. She immigrated to America from China in 2016. America was totally a new place for her, and the time period of high school developed and shaped her...

Khanhly Nguyen’s Life

My mom tells me a little bit about her life before and how she felt during the time.

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November 1, 2018
Alan Stepakoff & Josh Stepakoff

“The last thing I wanted you to do was to be afraid of being Jewish.” Josh Stepakoff talks with his father, Alan, about surviving a shooting at a Jewish day camp when he was six years old. Produced by StoryCorps. This...

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October 25, 2018
Jennifer Sumner & Kaysen Ford

“It shouldn’t be scary to be who you are.” Kaysen Ford, 12, reflects on some of the most important moments in his life with his mother, Jennifer Sumner. Produced by StoryCorps. Originally aired October 26, 2018, on NPR’s Morning Edition.

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October 18, 2018
Arianna Hermosillo & Irakere Picon

“It is a very specific cloud hanging over us. It just feels like we’re at pause.” Irakere Picon, an immigration lawyer who often represents undocumented immigrants — and happens to be an undocumented immigrant himself — talks with his wife,...

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October 11, 2018
Keith Sims & Melvin Pender

“You have to go back. And you’re going back to train for the Olympics.” During the 1968 Mexico City Olympics, many black athletes were called upon to protest racial inequality. Not all were able to do so. This was the...

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October 5, 2018
Abraham Guzman & John Torres Jr.

John Torres Sr. grew up in the Bronx and fell in love with Lucha Libre, the freestyle wrestling popular in Mexico. He found fellow enthusiasts at the Bronx Wrestling Federation, where a motley crew of men — plumbers, lawyers and...