Communication with Various Groups Paper
Zachary A. Daniel
November 24, 2015
Heather Bushman Arambarri
When interviewing the small child, I realized it was harder to get a lot of information regarding his favorite childhood memory. The child I interview what name Mikey. He is a seven-year-old male who is in the second grade. When asked what his favorite childhood memory was he replied, I don’t know, so I told him to think about it for a little bit, and then I will come back and ask some questions about it.
When I went back to question about fifteen mins later, he then said, “I would have to say my favorite time ever was when me, my mom, my sister, my brother and my stepdad all went out to Chucky
Cheese.” I then …show more content…
We spent a lot of time together out there working in the garage. I think he knew something was not right with him. I believe he thought he would not be around for much longer.” At this point, I began to notice Jim begin to tear up. I told him it was ok and that he did not need to finish the interview. It was only for a school report, and I would rather find someone else then to make him upset. I was trying thinking about his health and feelings. He said, “no I will continue, so dad, he passed away a few months after we started a boat project and well let’s just say it had taken a long time before I finished that boat.” He then proceeded to ask me to walk outside with him. Thinking the interview was over he took me out back to his backyard and asked me to open the shed doors. So I said yes and helped him open them. “Inside there you should see the big box on the table, open it.” Me starting to feel a little uncomfortable grabbed the box for him to look into.
“Yup, that’s it. Here let me see it.” He then proceeded to reach into the box pulling out an old saw. “This is it. Here’s my dad’s saw. This is the one we used to cut every piece of wood we used.” At that time, I told him I had enough for the interview and realized the interview no longer was important to me. I realized he needed time and someone to talk with. I stayed there for a good four hours just talking and listening to his stories. I guess I would have to say, regardless it the