"I remember hearing the phone ring early in the morning..."

Christine and Gordon Schei talk about learning that their son, Army Sergeant Erik Schei, had been shot in the head in Iraq.
Recorded in New Mexico, Rio Rancho
Christine and Gordon Schei talk about learning that their son, Army Sergeant Erik Schei, had been shot in the head ...
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Recorded in Rio Rancho, New Mexico
Produced by
Yasmina Guerda

Facilitated by
Chaela Herridge-Meyer

Themes
Angels & Mentors
Military
Work

"It's not just a tattoo."

Dawn Maestas, who removes tattoos for survivors of domestic violence, talks to a client about her work.
Recorded in Albuquerque, New Mexico
Dawn Maestas, who removes tattoos for survivors of domestic violence, talks to a client about her work.
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Recorded in Albuquerque, New Mexico
Produced by
Jasmyn Belcher

Facilitated by
Chaela Herridge-Meyer

Themes
Friendship
Struggle
Work

"It was the first case of plague in New York City in over a hundred years."

Lucinda Marker and her husband, John Tull, talk about being diagnosed with bubonic plague in 2002.
Recorded in New Mexico, Santa Fe
Lucinda Marker and her husband, John Tull, talk about being diagnosed with bubonic plague in 2002.
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Recorded in Santa Fe, New Mexico
Produced by
Jasmyn Belcher

Facilitated by
Anna Berlanga

In Partnership with
KSFR

Themes
Struggle
Witness

"I wanted to own a restaurant ever since I was a kid."

Tim Harris, who has Down Syndrome, and his father, Keith, talk about starting their restaurant, Tim's Place.
Recorded in Albuquerque, New Mexico
Tim Harris, who has Down Syndrome, and his father, Keith, talk about starting their restaurant, Tim's Place.
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Recorded in Albuquerque, New Mexico
Produced by
Jasmyn Belcher

Facilitated by
Chaela Herridge-Meyer

Themes
Struggle
Work

"We had to sit in the back of the class."

Linda Hernandez remembers growing up as one of the few Latinos in Lincoln, Nebraska.
Recorded in Albuquerque, New Mexico
Linda Hernandez remembers growing up as one of the few Latinos in Lincoln, Nebraska.
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Recorded in Albuquerque, New Mexico
Produced by
Katie Simon

Facilitated by
Alejandro De La Cruz

In Partnership with
Las Comadres Para Las Americas

Themes
Growing Up
Historias
Struggle

"I don't think we ever had a date."

Harriet Caplan talks to her husband, Louis, about how their relationship began.
Recorded in New Mexico, Santa Fe
Harriet Caplan talks to her husband, Louis, about how their relationship began.
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Recorded in Santa Fe, New Mexico
Produced by
Katie Simon

Facilitated by
Leslee Dean

Themes
Romance
Struggle

"All I saw were soldiers with rifles, and machine-gun fire coming at me."

Vietnam veteran Harvey Hilbert remembers one night from the war.
Recorded in Mesilla, New Mexico
Vietnam veteran Harvey Hilbert remembers one night from the war.
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Recorded in Mesilla, New Mexico
Produced by
Katie Simon

Facilitated by
Erin Dickey

Themes
Military
Struggle

"As a little baby you were always jumping."

Frank Barela and Frank Maestas talk to their grandson C.J. Maestas about his gymnastics career.
Recorded in Albuquerque, New Mexico
Frank Barela and Frank Maestas talk to their grandson C.J. Maestas about his gymnastics career.
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Recorded in Albuquerque, New Mexico
Produced by
Jasmyn Belcher

Facilitated by
Lily Sullivan

Themes
Historias

"She was one of these women who would grab a rattlesnake by the tail and snap its head off."

Bishop Ricardo Ramirez remembers his grandmother Francisca "Panchita" Espitia.
Recorded in Mesilla, New Mexico
Bishop Ricardo Ramirez remembers his grandmother Francisca "Panchita" Espitia.
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Recorded in Mesilla, New Mexico
Produced by
Jasmyn Belcher

Facilitated by
Anaid Reyes

In Partnership with
KRWG

Themes
Historias
Wisdom
Work

"My mother would tell me, 'If you don't straighten yourself out, you're going to end up going to Springer.'"

Larry Hoover tells his granddaughter Anastacia Garcia about his time at The New Mexico Boys' School in Springer, New Mexico.
Recorded in New Mexico, Taos
Larry Hoover tells his granddaughter Anastacia Garcia about his time at The New Mexico Boys' School in Springer, New Mexico.
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Recorded in Taos, New Mexico
Produced by
Vanara Taing & Nadia Reiman

Facilitated by
Carolina Correa

In Partnership with
KRZA

Themes
Growing Up
Historias
Work

"I learned from her, and that's why I can pass it on to you guys."

Richard Anthony Torres talks to his daughter Kathy Namba about his mother, Guadalupe Torres.
Recorded in New Mexico, Taos
Richard Anthony Torres talks to his daughter Kathy Namba about his mother, Guadalupe Torres.
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Recorded in Taos, New Mexico
Produced by
Nadia Reiman

Facilitated by
Carolina Correa

In Partnership with
KRZA

Themes
Growing Up
Historias
Identity
Wisdom

"I knew the top ten on the radio and I could do my nails, but I didn't even know how to cook."

Lucille Mascarenas tells her son, Victor, about what happened when she moved from the city to work on her husband's family farm.
Recorded in New Mexico, Taos
Lucille Mascarenas tells her son, Victor, about what happened when she moved from the city to work on her husband's ...
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Recorded in Taos, New Mexico
Produced by
Nadia Reiman

Facilitated by
Carolina Correa

In Partnership with
KRZA

Themes
Angels & Mentors
Historias
Wisdom

"We decided, maybe we wanted to see each other again..."

Gayle and Frank Newby remember meeting on a triple blind date in 1950.
Recorded in Las Cruces, New Mexico
Gayle and Frank Newby remember meeting on a triple blind date in 1950.
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Recorded in Las Cruces, New Mexico
Produced by
Katie Simon

Facilitated by
Hilary Marshall

Themes
Romance