"It's definitely forced us to grow up faster than we would have otherwise."

Cristina Peña and Chris Ondaatje, who have been dating since high school, remember when Cristina revealed she was born HIV positive.
Cristina Peña and Chris Ondaatje, who have been dating since high school, remember when Cristina revealed she was ...
Recorded in
Produced by
Katie Simon

Facilitated by
Geraldine Ah-Sue

Themes
Discovery
Growing Up
Historias
Romance
Struggle

"It was a really wonderful, amazing world that came crashing down."

Stefan Lynch Strassfeld talks to his friend Beth Teper about growing up with gay parents in the 1980s.

To see a photo of Stefan's aunties, click here.
Stefan Lynch Strassfeld talks to his friend Beth Teper about growing up with gay parents in the 1980s. To see ...
Recorded in
Produced by
Jasmyn Belcher

Facilitated by
Eloise Metzer

In Partnership with
Anti-Defamation League

Themes
Growing Up
LGBTQ
Witness

"Did you ever give up hope?"

Josh Lampert and his father, Chuck, talk about Josh's struggle with mental illness, which began while Josh was in college more than a decade ago.
Josh Lampert and his father, Chuck, talk about Josh's struggle with mental illness, which began while Josh was in college ...
Recorded in
Produced by
Nadia Reiman

Facilitated by
Geraldine Ah-Sue

Themes
Struggle

"What do you feel you've learned from cancer?"

Jerris Marr interviews his 10-year-old daughter Faith about surviving bone cancer on her spine.
Jerris Marr interviews his 10-year-old daughter Faith about surviving bone cancer on her spine.
Recorded in
Produced by
Jud Esty-Kendall

Facilitated by
Sophia Simon-Ortiz

In Partnership with
Doernbecher Children’s Hospital at Oregon Health & Science University

Themes
Growing Up
Struggle

"I remember going through family albums looking for my face in old photographs..."

Diane Tells His Name talks to her daughter Bonnie Buchanan about discovering she was adopted.
Diane Tells His Name talks to her daughter Bonnie Buchanan about discovering she was adopted.
Recorded in
Produced by
Jud Esty-Kendall with Jasmyn Belcher

Facilitated by
Sophia Simon-Ortiz

Themes
Discovery
Growing Up
Identity

"When I came in 1966, nobody knew about who a Sikh was."

Surinder Singh (L) and his son Rupinder (R) talk about their lives as Sikhs in the U.S. and Canada.
Surinder Singh (L) and his son Rupinder (R) talk about their lives as Sikhs in the U.S. and Canada.
Recorded in
Produced by
Anita Rao and Katie Simon

Facilitated by
Sophia Simon-Ortiz

Themes
Growing Up
Identity
Struggle

"My mind is so damaged."

Marco Ferreira talks to his wife, Wendy Tucker, about surviving a near-fatal motorcycle accident in 2008.
Marco Ferreira talks to his wife, Wendy Tucker, about surviving a near-fatal motorcycle accident in 2008.
Recorded in
Produced by
Katie Simon

Facilitated by
Sophia Simon-Ortiz

Themes
Struggle

"I felt like you were this little angel on my shoulder wherever I was going."

Scott Wall and his wife, Isabel Sobozinsky-Wall, talk about their long-distance courtship that began on New Year's Eve.
Scott Wall and his wife, Isabel Sobozinsky-Wall, talk about their long-distance courtship that began on New Year's Eve.
Recorded in
Produced by
Jasmyn Belcher with special thanks to Nathan Dalton at The Kitchen Sisters

Facilitated by
Sophia Simon-Ortiz

Themes
Historias
Romance

"I've lived with this for so long."

Chris Whitney tells his friend Erin Kuka about being diagnosed HIV positive early on in the AIDS crisis.
Chris Whitney tells his friend Erin Kuka about being diagnosed HIV positive early on in the AIDS crisis.
Recorded in
Produced by
Jasmyn Belcher and Katie Simon

Facilitated by
Eloise Melzer

Themes
LGBTQ
Romance
Struggle

"Some call us the Guardians of the Gate."

Ironworkers Kerry Davis (L) and Ken Hopper (R), who have been working together for 25 years, talk about rescuing suicide jumpers on the Golden Gate Bridge.

For more photos, click here.
Ironworkers Kerry Davis (L) and Ken Hopper (R), who have been working together for 25 years, talk about rescuing suicide jumpers ...
Recorded in
Produced by
Nadia Reiman

Facilitated by
Michael Garofalo

In Partnership with
Contemporary Jewish Museum and KALW

Themes
Witness
Work

"Every brain is a little bit different..."

10-year-old Ida Cortez talks about her dyslexia with her mother, Kim Wargo.
10-year-old Ida Cortez talks about her dyslexia with her mother, Kim Wargo.
Recorded in
Produced by
Katie Simon

Facilitated by
Patricia Hemphill

Themes
Growing Up
Identity
Struggle

"A lo mejor me case con una persona que viene con milagros."

Rudolph y Lilia Tenes recuerdan juntos su luna de miel, el problema al que se enfrentaron durante el viaje, y el encuentro afortunado que les trajo la solucion.
Rudolph y Lilia Tenes recuerdan juntos su luna de miel, el problema al que se enfrentaron durante el viaje, y ...
Recorded in
Produced by
Mincho Jacob and Nadia Reiman

Facilitated by
Sophia Simon-Ortiz

In Partnership with
Las Comadres Para Las Americas

Themes
En Español

"I have pictures of our last Thanksgiving..."

Danielle (L) and Gabrielle Hall remember their mother Martha, who died of breast cancer in 2003.
Danielle (L) and Gabrielle Hall remember their mother Martha, who died of breast cancer in 2003.
Recorded in
Produced by
Nadia Reiman, Michael Garofalo

Facilitated by
Brett Myers

Themes
Angels & Mentors
Struggle