'Be Friendly, And Helpful'

Apr 1, 2016

“Believe it or not, the best [English] teacher I had was the radio station,” says 88-year-old Edgar Fischel, “because they repeat so much!”

Fischel came to America from Costa Rica as a teenager. A self-described troublemaker in school, he grew up to be a respected educator and school administrator in San Antonio. Now retired, he spends his time building houses--little ones… as you’ll hear in this edition of StoryCorps South Texas.

Click on the audio link above to hear Edgar Fischel interviewed by his friend and neighbor Teresa Diaz, recorded on February 14, 2016 at the StoryCorps Mobile Booth in San Antonio, TX.