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Playlist: Legacy

Compiled By: StoryCorps

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StoryCorps: Barnie Botone

From StoryCorps | Part of the StoryCorps series | 02:49

Barnie Botone tells his friend, Gordon Williams, about his 34 year career working on the railroad.

Botonesquare2_small Barnie Botone tells his friend, Gordon Williams, about his 34 year career working on the railroad.

StoryCorps Military Voices: Jack ReVelle and Karen ReVelle

From StoryCorps | Part of the StoryCorps series | 02:52

Munitions expert Jack ReVelle remembers the aftermath of January 24, 1961, when a U.S. military plane accidentally dropped two hydrogen bombs into a field in North Carolina.

Storycorps_small Munitions expert Jack ReVelle remembers the aftermath of January 24, 1961, when a U.S. military plane accidentally dropped two hydrogen bombs into a field in North Carolina.

StoryCorps Griot: Miriam Pratt and Jean Soliz

From StoryCorps | Part of the StoryCorps series | 02:37

In 1969, Civil Rights leader Edwin Pratt was assassinated in his own home with his wife and daughter, Miriam, present. Miriam Pratt and her godmother Jean Soliz came to StoryCorps to remember the aftermath.

Pratt_square_final_small In 1969, Civil Rights leader Edwin Pratt was assassinated in his own home with his wife and daughter, Miriam, present. Miriam Pratt and her godmother Jean Soliz came to StoryCorps to remember the aftermath.

StoryCorps: Flip Cuddy and Christine Cuddy

From StoryCorps | Part of the StoryCorps series | 02:23

Flip and Christine Cuddy remember their mother, Susan Ahn Cuddy, a Navy gunnery officer who served in World War II.

Cuddy_square_small Flip and Christine Cuddy remember their mother, Susan Ahn Cuddy, a Navy gunnery officer who served in World War II.

StoryCorps: Caroline Dezan and Maria Rivas

From StoryCorps | Part of the StoryCorps series | 02:05

Maria Rivas cared for her ailing mother over the last six years of her life, but she remembers her as anything but fragile while talking to social worker Caroline Dezan at a hospice center in Fresno, California.

Rivas_square_small Maria Rivas cared for her ailing mother over the last six years of her life, but she remembers her as anything but fragile while talking to social worker Caroline Dezan at a hospice center in Fresno, California.

StoryCorps: Denise Baken, Richard Yingling, and Christian Yingling

From StoryCorps | Part of the StoryCorps series | 02:19

Denise Baken tells her children about her family's legacy of military service—and the battles faced along the way.

Baken_square_small Denise Baken tells her children about her family's legacy of military service—and the battles faced along the way.

StoryCorps: Willie Ito and Vince Ito

From StoryCorps | Part of the StoryCorps series | 03:15

Willie Ito tells his son, Vince Ito, about his dreams of becoming an animator.

Storycorps_small Willie Ito tells his son, Vince Ito, about his dreams of becoming an animator.

StoryCorps: Mark Carles and David Carles

From StoryCorps | Part of the StoryCorps series | 03:00

Brothers Mark Carles and David Carles talk about how they’ve dealt with Mark’s cancer diagnosis at age 24.

Carles_square_small Brothers Mark Carles and David Carles talk about how they’ve dealt with Mark’s cancer diagnosis at age 24.

StoryCorps: Mark Carles and David Carles

From StoryCorps | Part of the StoryCorps series | 03:00

Brothers Mark Carles and David Carles talk about how they’ve dealt with Mark’s cancer diagnosis at age 24.

Carles_square_small Brothers Mark Carles and David Carles talk about how they’ve dealt with Mark’s cancer diagnosis at age 24.

StoryCorps: Dena Kohleriter and Jori Kohleriter

From StoryCorps | 02:50

Dena Kohleriter had always seen herself becoming a mother one day. So when she was 36 years old, she decided to have a child on her own.

Kohleriter_square_small Dena Kohleriter had always seen herself becoming a mother one day. So when she was 36 years old, she decided to have a child on her own.

StoryCorps: Evan Yabu and Shig Yabu

From StoryCorps | 02:18

Shig Yabu tells his grandson Evan about an unlikely friend he made as a Japanese American internee during World War II.

Yabu_square_small Shig Yabu tells his grandson Evan about an unlikely friend he made as a Japanese American internee during World War II.

StoryCorps Griot: Janis Porter and Olivia Hooker

From StoryCorps | 02:05

Dr. Olivia Hooker, who lived to be 103, sat down with her goddaughter Janis Porter to discuss her groundbreaking life as the first African American woman to serve in the U.S. Coast Guard.

Hooker_square_small Dr. Olivia Hooker, who lived to be 103, sat down with her goddaughter Janis Porter to discuss her groundbreaking life as the first African American woman to serve in the U.S. Coast Guard.

StoryCorps Military Voices: Roman Coley Davis

From StoryCorps | Part of the StoryCorps series | 02:52

Former Army intelligence collector Roman Coley Davis talks about a package he received while stationed in Afghanistan.

Copy_of_coleydavissquare3_small Former Army intelligence collector Roman Coley Davis talks about a package he received while stationed in Afghanistan.

StoryCorps: Emily Aho and Hannah Sibley-Liddle

From StoryCorps | Part of the StoryCorps series | 02:24

After losing her father, Army Staff Sergeant Emilio “Leo” DiPalma, to COVID-19, Emily Aho reflects on his WWII service with her daughter, Hannah Sibley-Liddle.

Emily_hannahsquare_small After losing her father, Army Staff Sergeant Emilio “Leo” DiPalma, to COVID-19, Emily Aho reflects on his WWII service with her daughter, Hannah Sibley-Liddle.

StoryCorps: Hadiyah-Nicole Green-Argieard and Tenika Floyd

From StoryCorps | Part of the StoryCorps series | 02:48

Dr. Hadiyah-Nicole Green speaks with her cousin Tenika Floyd about being raised by her Auntie and Uncle, and how their separate battles with cancer inspired her to spend her life fighting the disease.

Green-argieardsquare_small Dr. Hadiyah-Nicole Green speaks with her cousin Tenika Floyd about being raised by her Auntie and Uncle, and how their separate battles with cancer inspired her to spend her life fighting the disease.

StoryCorps: Tomás Ybarra-Frausto and Antonia Castañeda

From StoryCorps | Part of the StoryCorps series | 03:05

In a conversation with his long-time friend, Tomás Ybarra-Frausto reminisces on his childhood in San Antonio and the lessons he learned about land, language, and culture.

Ybarro-fraustosquare2_small In a conversation with his long-time friend, Tomás Ybarra-Frausto reminisces on his childhood in San Antonio and the lessons he learned about land, language, and culture.

StoryCorps Griot: Rohulamin Quander and Alicia Argrett

From StoryCorps | Part of the StoryCorps series | 02:31

An African American family that traces its roots back to Nancy Carter Quander, a woman who was enslaved by George and Martha Washington, talks about keeping their history alive through annual family reunions.

Quandernew_square_small An African American family that traces its roots back to Nancy Carter Quander, a woman who was enslaved by George and Martha Washington, talks about keeping their history alive through annual family reunions.

StoryCorps: Ginger Petrocelli and Albert Petrocelli Sr.

From StoryCorps | 02:27

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 World Trade Center on September 11th. Before he passed, Chief Petrocelli and his wife, Ginger, sat down at StoryCorps to remember the last time they saw their son.

Petrocellisquare_small 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 World Trade Center on September 11th. Before he passed, Chief Petrocelli and his wife, Ginger, sat down at StoryCorps to remember the last time they saw their son.

StoryCorps: Merrill

From StoryCorps | 02:53

At 91, Helen Merrill has never missed a presidential election. She sat down with her granddaughter to remember her mother, Blanche, who rose from her sick bed to vote during the 1918 flu pandemic.

Merrillsquare_small At 91, Helen Merrill has never missed a presidential election. She sat down with her granddaughter to remember her mother, Blanche, who rose from her sick bed to vote during the 1918 flu pandemic.