From Adolescent to Adult (interview)

We discussed about my mom’s teenage years and struggles. How she grew up to become the woman she is today.

Life as a child

Dawa Dolkar interviews her mother, Kelsang Dolma about her childhood and experience growing up. She asks about the people he mother was surrounded by and the conditions at that time. She also bring up a talk about social issues at...

The story of the niño and las túnas

This story is about my grandma who become an orphan at the age of 9. She had to overcome difficult events for her family.

Zahir Momin and his daughter Nuha Momin talk about his childhood life in Pakistan

In this interview, conducted in November 2017 in Austin, Texas, Nuha Momin (16) interviews her father Zahir Momin (55) about his childhood life in Pakistan. Mr. Momin shares the struggles that he had growing up in Pakistan along with the...

No Regrets

Teenager, Vivian Lee (17) interviews her grandma (74) at their family home in New Jersey, Egg Harbor Township. Her grandma recalls the hardships she faced when she lived in China and how fortunate she was when she came to America....

Mi apodo es “Tash”

In this interview, conducted in November 2017 in Washington, DC, Michael (17) interviews his father Rogelio about his childhood in Guatemala. Rogelio shares a story about how he grew up in poverty and how he had to work to help...

The Great Listen

This interview is about how life was like for my older brother who grew up in Bangladesh. I thought it would be interesting to find out how his childhood was like seeing how it is much different from the childhood...

My Mother’s Life

Jenny Leung, a mother of two, is interviewed by her daughter, Mingwai Lin. In this interview, she shares what she went through as a child and how it shaped her character. Through her experiences and her perspective, she shares the...

Lorrianne Green talks to her granddaughter about Growing up in the Depression era

On November 23, 2017 Leah Hall Interviews her grandma Lorrianne Green about her life. Lorrianne explains to Leah what it was like growing up African American in the Great Depression era. And how it affected her family and her life....

Remember josefina

In this interview we talked about the life in mexico and how it was coming to the u.s for the first time. In this interview my grandma tells me about the hard life of bein Poor.

The Great Thanksgiving Listen with Grandma

In this interview, I spent some time with my grandmother as she discussed her daring mother’s trip from Italy to America, her childhood in the face of poverty, her parents’ influence on her life, her experience in the military, and...

Imelda Guimary-My Mom

Where you come from does not determine where you are going. -Tony Evans

Getting Out of The Bottoms By Jack Candido

Basketball coach Andy Dardaine talks about the challenges he faces as a young man struggling to escape poverty. Living in the slums of Trinidad, sometimes known as “the bottoms”, Andy’s life was filled with difficulty. Even getting clean water was...