High School Students, Senior Citizens Share Memories on Thanksgiving

StoryCorps asked Brooklyn, New York, high school students to interview their grandparents for the largest library of human voices.
1:59 | 11/26/15

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Now an exciting Thanksgiving collaboration, ABC news is partnering with storycorps for their most ambitious project ever, storycorps has been collecting the largest library of human voices ever and this morning high school students and senior citizens are sharing their stories in the great Thanksgiving listen. Welcome. Reporter: The Berkeley Carroll school is gearing found are the great Thanksgiving listen. You'll deepen your connection to a loved one. Reporter: Storycorps is asking students to interview a grandparent over the Thanksgiving holiday. As soon as you record it, you can send from your phone to the library of congress where your relative's story will be held in history in perpetuity. Reporter: Garrity Collins wanted to get a head start on the project by interviewing his grandmother Esther Arrington. I was born March the 11th, 1932 during the great depression. Reporter: She was a pioneer in her field, a female african-american investigator in New York City's medical examiner's office. This was surprising a lot of times when I would show up at a scene. They might look at the driver and think, well, the driver is the M.E. And I would just sit and wait until they realized that I was the M.E. Reporter: Esther shared her dreams for her grandson. My hopes for you are that 20 years from today, I would hear people saying that you are loving, kind, considerate, humble. Reporter: The storycorps' mission honors our forbearers. This is me here. You were my dance partner. Reporter: And bonds grandchild and grandparent across time. I love you. I love you too. What a beautiful project and it's one my parents remind me all the time, Sara, stop talking and listen a little more.

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