YouTube has enabled senior citizens like Clara Cannucciari of ‘Depression Cooking With Clara’ to share their incredible personal histories in a way that’s far more permanent than any tale told around the dinner table. These YouTube seniors have managed to bridge generations by learning how to use the Internet to tell their stories.

On ‘Depression Cooking With Clara,’ 93-year-old Clara Cannucciari shares not only her Depression-era recipes, but also her memories of a far more frugal time. While not all of the senior citizens below have achieved their Internet fame via YouTube, all of them have received viral attention for their unusual endeavors.