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  • Location: Brooklyn, New York
StoryCorps is a national project to instruct and inspire people to record each others' stories in sound.

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421 Pieces

Every day at StoryCorps booths across the country, ordinary people share extraordinary stories with friends and loved ones.

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For use in promoting the StoryCorps project or for developing local StoryCorps content.


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Dr. Anthony Fauci tells his wife, Dr. Christine Grady, that while he's proud of their daughters' decision to not join them this Thanksgiving due to...

  • Added: Nov 25, 2020
  • Length: 05:38
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For the last 35 years, Scott Macaulay has hosted Thanksgiving dinner for people with nowhere else to go. At StoryCorps, he tells his friend Loretta...

Bought by KGNU Boulder, Colo.

  • Added: Nov 23, 2020
  • Length: 02:50
  • Purchases: 1
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Cherie DeBrest speaks with her daughter, Naima, about working the polls together in the upcoming election.

  • Added: Nov 06, 2020
  • Length: 02:32
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At 91, Helen Merrill has never missed a presidential election. She sat down with her granddaughter to remember her mother, Blanche, who rose from h...

  • Added: Oct 27, 2020
  • Length: 02:53
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Bob VanSumeran served 6 years in prison for robberies he committed as a teenager. During that time, he developed an unlikely friendship with the fa...

  • Added: Oct 27, 2020
  • Length: 02:51
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Feeling isolated during the pandemic, Jinny Savolainen sought to connect with her neighbors. Using StoryCorps Connect, she created a collection of ...

  • Added: Oct 27, 2020
  • Length: 02:55
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In 2018, Michelle Huston came to StoryCorps with her daughter, Lauren Magaña, to talk about her life’s calling to take care of the dying, and how i...

  • Added: Oct 22, 2020
  • Length: 03:05
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Debra Fisher, an occupational therapist in the New York City Public School System, speaks with her friend Emma Pelosi, a special education teacher,...

  • Added: Oct 21, 2020
  • Length: 02:24
Caption: Erin Haggerty and George Barlow
Erin Haggerty tells her father George about childhood memories she never shared with him before. They discuss the differences in racism between gen...

  • Added: Oct 13, 2020
  • Length: 03:10
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Retired New York City Fire Chief Albert Petrocelli died from COVID-19 in April, nearly two decades after losing his youngest son, Mark, in the Worl...

  • Added: Oct 08, 2020
  • Length: 02:27