Chin H. Kim

As Interviewed by Lisa M.
"We just believed we were a part of Japan, after all our name was a Japanese name."
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Marcelo Encarnacion la Antigua

As Interviewed by Maddy E.
"No matter what the articles say, no matter what people say, in the Dominican Republic we will always remember Trujillo as a dictator and a murderer."
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Brighton Williams

As interviewed by: Nathan Moore
"I felt like the big banks and corporations were taking over, and I did not think that was right."
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Arnold Van Den Berg

As Interviewed by Lily Woytek
"But, the amazing thing was, I wasn't scared because I was really too young to realize that those bombs could be killing you."
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Alvin P. Hochstein

As Interviewed by Evan Hochstein
"You could tell that, by the civilians that lived around me, the neighbors and so forth...that a lot of them were quiet about [the Vietnam War], they didn’t want to talk about it, because they were against it."
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Kris Pham

As Interviewed by True Pham
"It was mostly a civil war between the North and the South."
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Anna Berkowitz

As interviewed by Bryce Yeazell
"The worst part of being in Auschwitz was you didn't know whether you were gonna live for one more day or not. The worst part was that you knew that your family probably was killed. The worst part was that we were separated from my father. The worst part was we were treated worse than animals."
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Juanita Smith

Noah Pastor
""I was told I could not do a certain project because I was Mexican""
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N. Avila

As Interviewed by M.A
"America is a terrorist because what we did, is come in and we basically killed and we murdered and we took over the land of the Native Americans. So isn't it like that, how the Osama bin Laden wanted to do and North Korea wants to do, if they are terrorist also and so are we."
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Chao-Hsiang Su

As Interviewed by Michelle S.
"They had to surrender Taiwan to Japan for conversation."
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William Fisher

As Interviewed by William Fisher
"...being in the army was good discipline. You learned to do the things you had to do and if you didn't they'd make you do them anyways. So that was, that was ok."
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Dr. P.K. Ram Reddy

As Interviewed by Manasa Sudunagunta
"There is no problem of spending the time and in India we can be free."
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Constantin Manolescu

As Interviewed by Anna Tutuianu
"In our town, we had three grocery stores. It was a small town, with around sixteen thousand people, and they were selling eight packs of butter, every three days, for sixteen thousand people. They were cutting the pack of butter into twelve little bitty parts, and they were selling it as small cubes."
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Marjorie Gaynor

As Interviewed By Sam Gaynor
"They had to start a new beginning, and leave all of their relatives, and all of their friends, and knowing they would never see each other again."
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Virgil L. Yarbrough

As Interviewed by Lochlyn M.
"It was a trying time, family-wise."
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Yinghong Li

As Interviewed by Amy M.
"He carried at least 30 pounds of potatoes and walked a length of a 15-hour train ride just to give them to my dad."
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Dr. Kerstin Somerholter

As Interviewed by Corinna Somerholter
"I'm sitting in the cafeteria with other students. It’s late in the evening there. I had a night class, and all of a sudden there are pictures of people on the Berlin Wall. I could not believe it. It was just something I thought was fake. It was unbelievable!"
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Everett W. Campbell

As Interviewed by Gus A.
"I went home and told my mom. She said, ‘I just thought you might do something like that.’"
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Dolph McCranie

As Interviewed by Tobias B.
"When I returned to America on a visit, I was spit upon by civilians in the airport because I had on my uniform."
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As Interviewed by R.R.
"But when the Communists came, they took everything away."
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Gladys Washington Fernandez

As Interviewed by Franky Fernandez
"I don’t know if I want to see the Cuba that is destroyed right now compared to the Cuba that I knew. "
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Robert Chamberlain

As Interviewed by Jane Addison
"The social justice in the United States had reached a peak of injustice particularly with African Americans in 1964 when Lyndon Johnson was the president."
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James Derry

As Interviewed by Eva Derry
"Our involvement really did save a lot of lives."
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Nhung Truong and Ngan Lam

As Interviewed by Thien Doan
"We didn't know when he would come home."
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Gilbert Tuhabonye

As Interviewed by Henry Jarnigan
"I hid inside that building for eight hours, beneath the burning bodies of my friends, until I climbed through a window and ran away."
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Lisa Kott

As Interviewed by Ian Jenson
"This war is so much different from other wars because our enemy is less defined. Whoever wins over the locals, wins that area; so it’s about showing the locals that we are there to help, not hurt, and that it’s better to trust us than the Taliban because they have to choose."
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Rafael V.

As Interviewed by Prakrith R.
"It’s pretty easy now to see what the word terrorism means: acts of violence committed by those who don’t agree with U.S. policy."
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James Chandler

As interviewed by Ella Jane L.
"Firing against pillboxes, seeing some of your buddies wounded or killed, the enemy. We saw the enemy up close."
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Kelvin Lam

As Interviewed by Kendrick Lam
"You won't get a fair chance to compete."
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Rosa Maria L.R.

As Interviewed by Marcel L.R.
"...people were getting upset and ready to have a change. But, the change had a tremendous effect on the young people."
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Thomas Bacon

As Interviewed by Harriet Butler
"You could feel you were making a difference. However, a lot of what we did was sit around and wait."
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John Miles

As Interviewed by Ethan Miles
"Occupation is a military term when one nation defeats another, and you send your troops into that defeated nation and occupy it, as I did in Japan."
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Stan S.

As Interviewed by James P.
"I am surprised that -- after more than ten years of us in other wars in Iraq and Afghanistan -- the kids aren't marching in the streets, today."
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Ramon Morejon

As Interviewed by Sarida Morejon
"Nobody knew that day of all that was to come, but what we did know was that it was a Revolution and that it came with ideas of how to fundamentally improve the majority of the population, which was poor."
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Amy Shepard

As Interviewed by Nick Venn
"One of the saddest thing I heard was a friend saying, 'I don't know if we will ever be ok.' So it is just by the grace of god that we weren't born in Rwanda. It's just our responsibility to help and try to do no harm."
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Charles Eaddy

As Interviewed by Claire Rudy
"The most graphic memory I have is the lineup of all the Iranian employees in the hallway when I was escorted down to the manager's office, and when we were heading out of the building with all of the Iranians in the hallway."
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Alan Haggedorn

As Interviewed by Kody Cardamone
"If the person that was being interrogated was not a soldier, but was impersonating one, I could still find out because of the information we had from other prisoners."
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Ballint Dezso

As Interviewed by Natalie Dezso
"the Russians built their fence, and the only arms we had was the Molotov cocktail."
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Lawrence R. Smith

As Interviewed by Griffin Smith
"It was the greatest feeling in the world coming back home to the good ol' USA, to see my family and my future wife."
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Dr. Brij Bhushan Singh

As Interviewed by Anika S
"I love my country, but I also have duties towards my family. The Indian government not supporting me monetarily for my military duties caused my family to live in hardship, this was not acceptable to me."
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Charles Robert Caudill

As Interviewed by Claire Caudill
"No, I didn't ever feel guilty. As a pilot, it is your job and duty."
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Susana Pimento

As Interviewed by Nicholas Heinen
"Columbia is the only country that has an act of war for over 50 years. I am 47 now, so all throughout my life I have known war -- I haven’t seen a day without war."
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Raymond Ranker

As Interviewed by Leah
"In most places, I didn't understand the language, but I still felt that connection with people."
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Brian Pinsky

As Interviewed by Emma Pinsky
"Everybody is free, everybody should be able to have a say in what happens it might not go your way but you should have a say."
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Pat and Arnold Gerson

As Interviewed by Atticus Keene
"I needed the action of being out there in the real world, and in all kinds of ways social work seemed to be very appropriate for me and then... the ‘60s hit. And everything caught fire. Cities caught fire. Our souls caught fire. Consciousness caught fire. It’s still on fire!"
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John Frances Sloan

As Interviewed by Mamie Seiler
"When you're exposed to people trying to kill each other for a year I don't think you can avoid being touched, avoid being affected, so yes I was a different person."
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Jacoba van Sitteren

As Interviewed by Caitlin Miller
"I don’t know what it would be like to spend your first six years during a time that there isn’t any war."
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Myle Buchanan

As Interviewed by Aleah Haight
"We progressed down the fishing dock, acting all casual, and all of the sudden there was this woman that looked like a beggar, she bumped into me and said ‘Run!’"
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Laura Selis

As Interviewed by Camille Selis
"All of the Japanese-Americans were required to evacuate -- over 122,000 Japanese-Americans. The people that I know affected by that is my entire family -- it was my mother’s family and my father’s family."
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Christian L.

As Interviewed by Colby C.
"The Muslim culture, in its extreme, has certain ideas about women and their role in life. We might look at that as discriminatory, but to them it’s God telling them how to treat women."
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Nathan Rettig

As Interviewed by Jack McKenna
"Resources there were not like here. Electricity could be used sparingly. Sometimes it was given ‘on the grid,’ if there even was a grid. Water was very precious, but it was available. Resources can mean access to representative government or a government that will take care of you. Can you get your kids to school? To higher education? Those resources were not met."
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