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
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
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
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
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
Two stories about teachers who went beyond the classroom to help their kids.
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
Scott Wall and his wife, Isabel Sobozinsky-Wall, talk about their long-distance courtship that began on... more.
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Scott Wall and his wife, Isabel Sobozinsky-Wall, talk about their long-distance courtship that began on New Year's Eve.
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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
Lourdes Villanueva tells her son Roger about growing up in a family of migrant workers.
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Lourdes Villanueva tells her son Roger about growing up in a family of migrant workers.
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Recorded in Tampa, 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
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
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
Sylvia Mendez (L), 73, talks to her sister Sandra Mendez Duran (R), 59, about Mendez... more.
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Sylvia Mendez (L), 73, talks to her sister Sandra Mendez Duran (R), 59, about Mendez v. Westminster, their family's 1945 lawsuit that won ...
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Recorded in Walnut, California
Jose Rodriguez tells his former coach Charles Zelinsky how he got involved in the Special... more.
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Jose Rodriguez tells his former coach Charles Zelinsky how he got involved in the Special Olympics.
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Recorded in Trenton, New Jersey
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
Antero Garcia (R) talks to his former student Roger Alvarez (L) who dropped out... more.
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Antero Garcia (R) talks to his former student Roger Alvarez (L) who dropped out during his senior year of high ...
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Recorded in Culver City, California
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
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
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