Two stories about teachers who went beyond the classroom to help their kids.
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
Bishop Ricardo Ramirez remembers his grandmother Francisca "Panchita" Espitia.
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Bishop Ricardo Ramirez remembers his grandmother Francisca "Panchita" Espitia.
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Recorded in Mesilla, New Mexico
Frank Barela and Frank Maestas talk to their grandson C.J. Maestas about his gymnastics career.
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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
Congressman Raul Grijalva talks to his daughter Marisa about his mother's influence on his education.
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Congressman Raul Grijalva talks to his daughter Marisa about his mother's influence on his education.
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Ray Martinez remembers growing up in an orphanage during the 1950s.
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Ray Martinez remembers growing up in an orphanage during the 1950s.
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Recorded in Fort Collins, Colorado
Retired New York City sanitation worker Angelo Bruno (L) speaks with his friend and former... more.
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Retired New York City sanitation worker Angelo Bruno (L) speaks with his friend and former partner, Eddie Nieves (R), about ...
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Recorded in New York City, New York
Miriam Cruz-Colon and her husband Oscar Colon remember meeting as acting students in 1959.
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Miriam Cruz-Colon and her husband Oscar Colon remember meeting as acting students in 1959.
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Recorded in New York City, New York
Rogelio Martinez talks to his former dance teacher, Lisa Moya King, about how she helped... more.
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Rogelio Martinez talks to his former dance teacher, Lisa Moya King, about how she helped him through abuse at home.
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Recorded in Dallas, Texas
Manny Diaz tells his friend Blanca Vazquez about growing up in New York City, during... more.
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Manny Diaz tells his friend Blanca Vazquez about growing up in New York City, during the Depression.
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Recorded in New York City, New York
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
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
Three stories about student mentors called "Chasers" who do whatever it takes to get their... more.
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Three stories about student mentors called "Chasers" who do whatever it takes to get their kids to class.
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Recorded in Pasadena, California
Yelitza Castro talks with her friend Willie Davis about serving meals to the homeless community... more.
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Yelitza Castro talks with her friend Willie Davis about serving meals to the homeless community in Charlotte, North Carolina for ...
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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
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
Monique Ferrer remembers her ex-husband, Michael Trinidad, who was killed in the World Trade Center... more.
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Monique Ferrer remembers her ex-husband, Michael Trinidad, who was killed in the World Trade Center on September 11, 2001.
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Recorded in New York City, New York
Rachel Salazar and her husband, Ruben, remember how their romance started with a typo.
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Rachel Salazar and her husband, Ruben, remember how their romance started with a typo.
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Recorded in Waco, Texas
Ruben Aguilar tells his friend Bill Luna about his family's deportation as part of the... more.
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Ruben Aguilar tells his friend Bill Luna about his family's deportation as part of the Mexican Repatriation Program in 1933.
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Recorded in Chicago, Illinois
Ricardo Isais Zavala remembers his grandfather, Vicente Domingo Villa, in an interview with his son,... more.
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Ricardo Isais Zavala remembers his grandfather, Vicente Domingo Villa, in an interview with his son, Ricardo Javier Zavala.
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Recorded in Austin, Texas