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Frances Engel with Angelina and Cleopatra Samreny (January 29, 2010)
 
Frances Engel
Frances Engel

In December 1960, Frances Engel left Ecuador for Chicago searching for a new life and a fresh start. She brought only her oldest daughter Maria with her, but she immediately started searching for work so she could bring the rest of her children....

 
Valerie Wojciechowicz (January 22, 2010)
 
Valerie Wojciechowicz

Valerie Wojciechowicz was 7 years old when her father died and her mother went to work full-time to support two children. That left her with many adult responsibilities at an early age. She says that responsibility was the foundation of her work...

 
Dr. Henry L. Porter and Edna Holliman (January 15, 2010)
 
Dr. Henry L. Porter and Edna Holliman

Dr. Henry Porter’s father had a big influence on his perspective about education. Here, the musician, educator and Sarasota native tells his friend Edna Holliman about his father’s influence...and how he uses it to change the world in his own way...

 
Chloe J. Coney and Bernadine White King (January 8, 2010)
 
Chloe J. Coney and Bernadine White King

Chloe J. Coney and her lifelong friend Bernadine White King talk about Chloe’s decision to be one of the first African-American students in the Hillsborough County Public School system. It was the early 1960s, and Coney was 13 years old.

 
Dr. Henry L. Porter and Edna Holliman (January 1, 2010)
 
Dr. Henry L. Porter and Edna Holliman

Dr. Henry Porter’s father had a big influence on his perspective about education. Here, the musician, educator and Sarasota native tells his friend Edna Holliman about his father’s influence...and how he uses it to change the world in his own way...

 
Albert and Rudy Fernandez (December 18, 2009)
 
Albert and Rudy Fernandez

Brothers Albert and Rudy Fernandez of Tampa remember a year of adventures - and misadventures - when they spent time as grade school students in Spain. They share their recollections of that time - and for the first time ever, they publicly...

 
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