StoryCorps

Series produced by StoryCorps

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

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


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437 Pieces

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Mary Mills talks with her mother, Joyce Carter Mills, about growing up in the 1960s and why all the neighborhood kids wanted to be at their house.

  • Added: Apr 13, 2021
  • Length: 02:55
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In the late 1930’s, dancer Dorothy Toy debuted on Broadway with her partner Paul Wing. It capped years of hard work on the Vaudeville circuit and l...

Bought by WYAP


  • Added: Apr 06, 2021
  • Length: 03:08
  • Purchases: 1
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Carmencristina Moreno and her sister, Rosemary Selzer, remember their father, songwriter Luis M. Moreno, and the bittersweet legacy he left behind.

Bought by WYAP


  • Added: Apr 06, 2021
  • Length: 02:56
  • Purchases: 1
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In 1971 George Ju was working as a chef and running a Miami restaurant. One fateful night he met Angela Rivas, and in less than two weeks they were...

Bought by WYAP


  • Added: Mar 24, 2021
  • Length: 02:43
  • Purchases: 1
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Ten years after the start of the Syrian civil war, father and daughter, Walid and Magda Sakaan, remember their lives in Syria.

Bought by WYAP


  • Added: Mar 24, 2021
  • Length: 02:49
  • Purchases: 1
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In 1995, 14-year-old Tony Hicks shot and killed 20-year old Tariq Khamisa in a gang-related robbery. 20 years later, Tariq's older sister, Tasreen,...

Bought by WYAP


  • Added: Mar 11, 2021
  • Length: 02:33
  • Purchases: 1
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In 1995, 14-year-old Tony Hicks shot and killed 20-year old Tariq Khamisa in a gang-related robbery. While Tariq’s father, Azim, was grieving his s...

Bought by WYAP


  • Added: Mar 04, 2021
  • Length: 03:17
  • Purchases: 1
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Omar and Namira Islam Anani reflect on what it was like to navigate a COVID-19 diagnosis as newlyweds.

  • Added: Feb 25, 2021
  • Length: 02:52
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84-year-old musician William Salter tells his granddaughter, Jada, how he first found his sound, and what their relationship means to him.

Bought by KLCC


  • Added: Feb 18, 2021
  • Length: 02:47
  • Purchases: 1
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Jorge and Jessica Valdivia remember their brother, Mauricio, who passed away from COVID-19.

  • Added: Feb 11, 2021
  • Length: 02:40
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Ngoc Nguyen came to StoryCorps with her GED instructor Chris Myers to talk about her childhood and the impact his teaching has had on her.

  • Added: Feb 11, 2021
  • Length: 02:55
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72-year-old Clara Jean Ester remembers bearing witness to Dr. Martin Luther King Jr.’s final speech in 1968, and rushing to his side the next day w...

  • Added: Feb 11, 2021
  • Length: 02:55
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93-year-old Rosella Pearl Liscum tells her daughter, Marlene Watson, about some of the most important friendships in her life and the lessons she l...

  • Added: Feb 10, 2021
  • Length: 03:13
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81-year-old Navy veteran Joseph Patton remembers his service and the discrimination he faced as a gay man in the 1950s.

  • Added: Feb 09, 2021
  • Length: 02:44
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Best friends Jamie Olivieri and Yennie Neal-Achigbu talk about being beside each other through the highs and lows of life, and how they’ve learned ...

Bought by WYAP


  • Added: Feb 09, 2021
  • Length: 02:27
  • Purchases: 1
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Time now for StoryCorps, As the end of year approaches, we’re taking time to remember those we’ve lost. This week, we honor the late Justice Ruth...

  • Added: Dec 19, 2020
  • Length: 02:54
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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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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