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
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
Umberto Joseph DeJesus talks to his wife, Nancy Cardona, about volunteering at Ground Zero.
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Umberto Joseph DeJesus talks to his wife, Nancy Cardona, about volunteering at Ground Zero.
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Recorded in New York City, New York
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
Gilbert Zermeño tells his wife, Pat Powers-Zermeño, about wanting to join the school band when... more.
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Gilbert Zermeño tells his wife, Pat Powers-Zermeño, about wanting to join the school band when he was in 6...
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Recorded in Phoenix, Arizona
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
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
New York City bus operator Ronald Ruiz remembers one of his passengers on the City... more.
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New York City bus operator Ronald Ruiz remembers one of his passengers on the City Island line in the Bronx.
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Recorded in New York City, New York
Lucille Mascarenas tells her son, Victor, about what happened when she moved from the city... more.
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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
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
Claritza Abreu, who is originally from the Dominican Republic, tells her friend Gerardo Villacres about... more.
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Claritza Abreu, who is originally from the Dominican Republic, tells her friend Gerardo Villacres about one of her first jobs ...
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Two stories about teachers who went beyond the classroom to help their kids.
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
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
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
Dr. Pedro "Joe" Greer talks to his wife, Janus, about how he started working with... more.
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Dr. Pedro "Joe" Greer talks to his wife, Janus, about how he started working with Miami's homeless.
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Recorded in Miami, Florida
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
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
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
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