Schoolchildren doing oral history

Pulitzer Prize winners, foreign athletes, successful business people and veterans were just some of the fascinating people who crowded the Thurston Middle School (USA) auditorium this week. The sixth-grade Oral History project asks students to interview someone at least 50 years older and present their findings to their classmates. The school held its annual luncheon Monday, Tuesday and Wednesday, when students gave a 30-second presentation about their person, asking their interviewee to stand to applause and usually ending with “thank you for sharing your life with me.”  For full story click here.