StoryCorps: Recording The Lives And Stories Of Everyday AmericansStoryCorps is an independent nonprofit project whose mission is to honor and celebrate the lives of everyday Americans by listening to their stories.
Vito de la Cruz once worked the fields as a migrant worker with his family. Now, he's a civil rights attorney. And through it all, he has recalled a day of fear on the fields where he worked as a child.
Eva Vega-Olds on her wedding day in May 2009 with her father, Leonardo Vega. As he walked her down the aisle, he cracked a joke in their family's characteristic sarcasm, telling her: "It's my day. I finally get rid of you."
Courtesy of Eva Vega-Olds