Interview With A Interview Assignment Essay

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The individual I interviewed for this interview assignment is within my family. For the purposes of this assignment her name will be Lauren. Lauren currently stays alone in a small town in Mississippi. The interview was conducted over a course of two days. This was done because I wanted to see Lauren on different occasions. I also did not want the interview to be too long and tiresome for her. I began the interview with a casual conversation explaining my class the assignment. I informed her that I was going to be taking notes to support my writing.
The interview was conducted in person in her home in Mississippi during a weekend in October. Lauren is an African American woman. She was born in 1948 and is a 67 year old. She is currently still married; however her husband suffers from Dementia and has been in a nursing home for a couple of years. She stays alone in her home that she has owned for 35 years in Mississippi. She has three children, ranging from mid-twenties to mid-forties. She currently is unemployed. Her children are helping her out financially.
Early Childhood Lauren was born and raised on a farm in Mississippi. She got her nickname “Pig,” from her favorite animal growing up. Her earliest memory from her childhood is of her playing with her many siblings and cousins. She had 11 siblings. She watched over her younger siblings, which is still a task that she does. Back then she said they did not have the luxury of electronics and games. She did not have…

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