Two stories about teachers who went beyond the classroom to help their kids.
Julio Diaz remembers being robbed on a subway platform in the Bronx.
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Julio Diaz remembers being robbed on a subway platform in the Bronx.
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Recorded in New York City, New York
Hector Vega and his wife, Leopoldina, remember the day Hector returned home from war.
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Hector Vega and his wife, Leopoldina, remember the day Hector returned home from war.
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Recorded in New York City, New York
Graciela Kavulla tells her husband, Timothy, about her grandmother, who was a midwife.
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Graciela Kavulla tells her husband, Timothy, about her grandmother, who was a midwife.
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Recorded in Houston, Texas
John Hope Franklin, the late scholar of African American history, tells his son, John, about... more.
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John Hope Franklin, the late scholar of African American history, tells his son, John, about being a Boy Scout during ...
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Recorded in Tulsa, Oklahoma
Larry Hoover tells his granddaughter Anastacia Garcia about his time at The New Mexico Boys'... more.
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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
Sergeant Papsy Lemus tells her daughter Griselda about going off to war in Iraq.
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Sergeant Papsy Lemus tells her daughter Griselda about going off to war in Iraq.
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Recorded in Salt Lake City, Utah
Meliza Arellano tells Sarah Benko, her former seventh-grade teacher, about how she became a serious... more.
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Meliza Arellano tells Sarah Benko, her former seventh-grade teacher, about how she became a serious student.
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Recorded in New York City, New York
Sergeant Marilyn Gonzalez and her daughter Specialist Jessica Pedraza remember deploying together to Iraq in... more.
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Sergeant Marilyn Gonzalez and her daughter Specialist Jessica Pedraza remember deploying together to Iraq in 2010.
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Recorded in Rockland, Massachusetts
Blanca Alvarez tells her daughter, Connie, about crossing the border from Mexico to the United... more.
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Blanca Alvarez tells her daughter, Connie, about crossing the border from Mexico to the United States.
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Recorded in Los Angeles, California
Maria Vasquez-Rojas talks with her brother, Francisco Vasquez, about being diagnosed with ovarian cancer shortly... more.
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Maria Vasquez-Rojas talks with her brother, Francisco Vasquez, about being diagnosed with ovarian cancer shortly after finding out she was ...
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Recorded in Los Angeles, California
Alfred Zepeda (L) talks to his friend Albert Elias (R) about their childhood in Chavez... more.
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Alfred Zepeda (L) talks to his friend Albert Elias (R) about their childhood in Chavez Ravine, a Mexican-American neighborhood in ...
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Recorded in Montebello, California
Rob Sanchez (R) and his friend Felix Aponte (L), who both served time at Sing... more.
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Rob Sanchez (R) and his friend Felix Aponte (L), who both served time at Sing Sing Penitentiary, talk about Rob's ...
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Recorded in New York City, New York
Jose "Pepe" Noriega , one of over 14,000 children who came to the U.S. as... more.
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Jose "Pepe" Noriega , one of over 14,000 children who came to the U.S. as part of Operation Pedro Pan, speaks ...
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Recorded in Coral Gables, Florida
Nineteen-year-old Noe Rueda (R) talks to his high school economics teacher, Alex Fernandez (L), about... more.
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Nineteen-year-old Noe Rueda (R) talks to his high school economics teacher, Alex Fernandez (L), about growing up poor in Chicago.
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Recorded in Madison, Wisconsin
Ramon "Chunky" Sanchez remembers how teachers changed the names of Mexican-American students during the 1950s.
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Ramon "Chunky" Sanchez remembers how teachers changed the names of Mexican-American students during the 1950s.
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Recorded in San Diego, California
Linda Hernandez remembers growing up as one of the few Latinos in Lincoln, Nebraska.
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Linda Hernandez remembers growing up as one of the few Latinos in Lincoln, Nebraska.
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Recorded in Albuquerque, New Mexico
Hilda Chacón and her husband, Pedro Morán-Palma, remember when they first met twenty years ago.
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Hilda Chacón and her husband, Pedro Morán-Palma, remember when they first met twenty years ago.
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Recorded in New York City, New York
Gloria Mengual tells her partner, Charles Gregory, about growing up with epilepsy.
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Gloria Mengual tells her partner, Charles Gregory, about growing up with epilepsy.
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Recorded in Hartford, Connecticut
Secretary of the Interior, Kenneth Salazar (R) and his brother, Congressman John Salazar (L), talk... more.
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Secretary of the Interior, Kenneth Salazar (R) and his brother, Congressman John Salazar (L), talk about growing up in a ...
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