Karen Miller

As interviewed by Alice Beckett
"Theyíd been alone for a long while but they didnít really feel completely free..."
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Lynn Greene-Rooks

As Interviewed by Sydney F.
"At this point in my life, I refuse to apologize for who I am."
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Kenji Fukuhara

As interviewed by Morgan Pascoe
"Itís kind of a, kind of a nightmare to tell you the truth."
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Barbara C. Marquardt

As Interviewed by Eleanor J.
"There's students running everywhere, and all I can remember is going to class, walking up the steps, and there were young, young members of the National Guard. They were probably just my age, but they were holding weapons."
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Yi Mao

As Interviewed by Luisa Mao
"When I was a child, the situation had already improved very much. Girls in my generation were allowed to go to school, no longer forced to bind their feet, and permitted to attend the best universities China had to offer."
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Gaby O'Connor

As Interviewed by Jack Lewis
"You have to prove to them that you can do it, and it's really tiring."
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M.R.

As Interviewed by Luella Bowersock
"The entire slope broke off."
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Melanie Harshman

As interviewed by Rebecca Harshman
"I think in my lifetime the important thing in the womens rights movement has been a global focus."
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Andrew W. Smiley

As interviewed by Asa Evans
"Everybody has equal opportunity to come to the market, but some folks need that extra little boost to make it equitable."
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Jyothi Sripada

As Interviewed by Lakshmi Surada
"In my opinion, the biggest problem for gender inequality is poverty and lack of education. When most of us will be educated, and know our rights well, there will be one day where we don't have a word called discrimination."
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Susan Adams

As interviewed by Jana Lassiter
"I found that really encouraging and a testament to how every voice counts. "
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Asmita Savalia

As interviewed by Jay R.
"It was very exciting to be a part of something where you were with other like-minded people."
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Florence's Comfort House

Ryan Abou-Hamdan
"We have to be strong and we have to help more people now because of what's going on -- and I think this is going to make us stronger. It's going to bring the good out in the good and the bad out in the evil."
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Hank Mol

As Interviewed by Ian Becher
"You can't just believe the liberal news or conservative news, but to make an opinion for yourself. Get the facts."
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Paula Jackson

As Interviewed by Vivian Craft
"There were two large towers or buildings. And all of the black patients were taken care of in one of the buildings, and all of the white patients were taken care of in one of the other buildings."
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Miles P. Fischer

As Interviewed by Sam Fischer
"Sarajevo had been a major war zone, there had been a lot of fighting for several years, and pretty much everything was blown up."
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Mary Grace's Mission

By, Quentin Foley
""I think one of the reasons i got involved, is that, I was so, i was kinda afraid to be an activist then. I mean, it didnít come naturally to me. And, so now it feels like i can now. I couldn't then, but I can now. I didnít have the courage, or whatever at that time, or the sureness in myself that it was right, i just had so much indoctrination, i guess in myÖ. But now i can. I just have no excuse." "
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Faye Arnos

As Interviewed by Walker Gossett
"I think we should have never had segregation, and I didn't realize that until later in life. When I was a young child and in school I didn't think about it because thats just the way things always were. But once I got older and saw more about the world and what was going on I realized it was a terrible injustice to people."
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John Wagner

As Interviewed by Stella Rae Kinard
"This guy turns and he looks out the window, and on the back of his helmet heís got this tape that says, 'If you ainít got nothing, you ainít got nothing to lose.' "
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Colonel Brij Mohan Malhotra

Rohan M.
"It always seems impossible unless it is done."
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Christopher Peele

Andrew Peele
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Kalsoom Begum

As Interviewed by Hamzah Rasool
"Donít you think we have a right to speak Pakistani leadership when you are engaging with India on different issues? Where is Kashmir? We donít want them to forget Pakistan."
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Scott Snader

As interviewed by Cezi Ritter-Snader
"Could you imagine to have your partner in the hospital, dying of cancer or something like that, and for the nurse and doctor to say, 'Well you're not a relative, you can't come in to see your partner'?"
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Olyvia Green

As Interviewed by Brock Shiono
"No matter what your job is, do the very best that you can do. Whether you like it or not, stick with it! Because you never know, you might be helping someone else."
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Coni Stogner

As Interviewed by Connor Stogner
"There's a common misconception that domestic violence in particular, or sexual assault, are women's issues in that it's women would work to end this -- and that's so not gonna be how we can end these types of crimes and these types of abuse."
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Dr. Neelima Paladugu

As Interviewed by Chatur Vallabhaneni
"It wasn't every girl that got encouraged to not be a housewife. I was the first woman from my village to leave the village and get a medical degree."
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Kathy Bolstorff

Elliot Word
"It's pro quality of life."
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Ashley Thomas

As Interviewed by Lara Lashus
"The thing that Iím most proud of is -- even within my own community -- inspiring and bringing hope to people, and helping them understand who we are as transgendered people; and, having them come around and be more supporting."
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Manzoor Lughmani

As Interviewed By Amani Ahmad
"And we were so afraid of what will happen nowÖ will they set our house on fire or kill us? And we were praying, praying and praying."
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Diann Mitchell

As Interviewed by M. Bisang
"The President of the company said to all of us he said you know Diann weíll have to pay him more because he is a man. "
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Lisa Scheps

As Interviewed by Hannah Cukierman
"The myth that this is for the safety of non trans identified students, is exactly that. Itís a myth. Thereís no danger there for them. So with President Trumpís removal of that executive order, he doesnít do anything to make other students safe and he endangers gender diverse students."
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James Baker

As Interviewed by Ethan Chuah
"I couldnít change anything; the law would have to change so we could do something. "
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Hans-Jochen Ewe

As Interviewed by Marc E
"It was very nice because flying an aircraft, being a pilot, I got a lot of people to meet outside the normal life in other countries in other functions -- and I had a lot of friends that I would not like to miss."
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Nani Drory

As Interviewed by Jane Fulton
"I had no grandparents; I had no uncles, no aunts -- they were all murdered by the Nazis in concentration camps. "
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Anonymous

As Interviewed by D.G.
"Education is one of the most important things for people to get ahead in life. Limiting education for a certain race would likely cause that race to go downhill in economic and social status."
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Deliana Garcia

As Interviewed By Isabel Held
"I'm old enough to have grown up in Texas as a woman of Mexican descent, to have experienced lots of episodes of racism."
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Diagon Gaither

As Interviewed by Diego Little
"When you're told that you're not okay, that who you fundamentally are is not acceptable, it's easy to see the need to leave the planet."
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Munshoor R.

As Interviewed by Zeshan R
"Hate only brings Hate."
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Jay Hailey

Emma McBride
"The significance that was, some things happen to us, and we're in the state of shock, we don't understand the significance."
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Michael L.

As Interviewed by Barrett Ruth
"This [9/11] happened to the country but it mainly happened to us [New Yorkers]."
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Kayla Marquez

Anna Schlett
"Despite everything, you gotta keep going."
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Kevin Neuse

As Interviewed by Charlie Sernovitz
"[CASA is] a wonderful organization. At any given time there are about 2,000 kids who need CASA. CASA serves about 85 or 90 percent of those kids. CASA does amazing work. CASA is the organization but all the people who are on the front line actually helping the kids are volunteers."
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Edwin Dorn

Interviewed by Reece Tao
"I clearly remember the overarching the nature, the liquidus nature, of segregation, of Jim Crow -- the limits on freedom and the psychological effects on African Americans."
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Byung Woo

As Interviewed by Jonathan Woo
"The police shot a dozen tear gas, so I could not see a foot away."
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Teresa Laskosz

As Interviewed by Bella Wysocki
"Mainly we were fighting for freedom. "
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E.N.

As Interviewed By Tallulah Beaty
"So, because we were still segregated, there were places we couldnít go, there were things we couldn't do, and so my parents and their peers all got together and figured out ways we could still have those things, just in a segregated way."
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Marie Evans

As Interviewed by Jillian Evans-Strong
"Some of the children I will remember today, and that was like fifty-something years ago."
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Christopher Burns

As Interviewed by Billy Flukinger
"Very healthy young men were coming down with an illness and then dying within months..."
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Ezequiel

As Interviewed by Andrew G.
"Your goal to serve your country and serve it well, and get that discharge that says you served honorably that you did your duty, you did your part, small part at that but it was still a part."
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Erica Bodoin

As Interviewed by Gaia Hilliard
"The idea was educate people about the legislature that we really didnít want in place, and just had to explain that itís not about social rights, itís actually about taking away peopleís rights, and keeping people from having equal rights."
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David Carlson

As Interviewed by Eliana H.
"This tsunami came in, and hit the land, and destroyed many villages, and destroyed a lot of property. It also got to the nuclear reactor..."
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Michelle Lewis

As Interviewed by Adeline L.
"The issues and the problems that people with disabilities really run into is more of... almost like an obliviousness."
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Carol Furuta

As Interviewed by Mary E. Martinez
"It's really difficult to think that that happened to us, that that wasÖ part of our history of Japanese people, and that something that was so wrong could happen, and I guess that's how it affects us."
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Moushumi Dey

As Interviewed by Soh Nishiyama
"People are very good by nature. I donít think people are born evil."
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Hui Liu

As Interviewed by Jason Ren
"But I don't think he knows how to build a modern country -- and his personal life was terrible! "
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Efrain De La Fuente

As Interviewed by Nathan Sheu
"...that really showed me that even though you may not have all the money in the world, or have the best education, that you can always find justice..."
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Uma Parameswaran

As Interviewed by Keshav Srinivasan
"I got a Fulbright Scholarship. The United States was indeed a distant land in those days. ... It was uncommon in those days for young women to travel abroad on their own. But my parents, especially my mother, encouraged us to take up the scholarship even if it meant traveling all by oneself to a distant land. So I came to Indiana University to study American Literature. "
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A. B. S.

As Interviewed by Vivian S.
"All feminists worked really hard to make sure that we have rights, and we can protect our own bodies, and now that's starting to be stripped away."
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Bill Black

As Interviewed by Mika Syms
"At that age kids donít know white from black."
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Mary Grace Hume

As Interviewed by Amy Vance
"The Italian-Americans have given a lot to this country, as have all the ethnic groups. The Irish, the Chinese, the Arabs, they have all contributed in their way to make this country really great."
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Gary Mevius

As Interviewed by Max Miller
"I'll never get a chance to do something like this, if I don't take this job."
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T. Yannie

As Interviewed by Taru Mi.
"Each life has value and dignity. I believe that when a woman conceives a child that it's really a child in her womb, not just a piece of matter but an actual human being."
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Michael Y.

As Interviewed by Maya H.Y.
"No one is illegal. Money crosses borders, goods cross borders, but workers canít cross borders? That doesnít make sense to me. "
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Wandaka Musongera

As Interviewed by Owen Smith
"So they act like they donít keep you away, but indirectly, they keep you away from getting education."
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Muna Hussaini

As Interviewed by P. E.
"As soon as they found out it was some white guy, the coverage completely cut out."
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Jane and John Jones

As interviewed by Adelle R.
"And that kinda drove home the point that things may be separate but they definitely weren't equal."
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James Bradford

As Interviewed by Julia Tompkins
"Know what your mission is, and master all that you can about the elements of your mission and pursue it as hard as possible. "
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A.M.

As Interview by Miles McFadden
"All of my growing up years and until I was a freshman and sophomore in college, what I understood about the work world was that mostly my job was to get married, that I didnít have an understanding about the work world -- because I was part of a time when many women did not work outside of the home. "
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Charles Gee

As Interviewed by Andy Couch
"I'm here to get an education, I'm here to go to class, get a grade, go home, study, and do it all over again, but at the same time it's how much work I put into that. It's how often I meet with my professors. It's how often I study. It's how much energy and work I put into my education to make sure I get what I want to see."
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Aida Simmons

As Interviewed by Kylie S.
"At that time Batumi did not have electricity, so the streets were pretty dark. We started running, we heard them running after us, and my mom took her shoes off because her shoes were making noise, and I took my shoes off."
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Martin A.

As Interviewed by Noel A.
"He made the people more pressured and with more fear."
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