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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365 Pieces

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Caption: Rana Sodhi (L) and Harjit Sodhi hold a photograph of their late brother, Balbir Singh Sodhi, who was shot and killed at 52. Since his death, the brothers have been involved in educating others about Sikhism and the discrimination their community faces in , Credit: Mia Warren
Rana and Harjit Sodhi remember their brother, Balbir Singh Sodhi, who was killed in the very first hate crime after the September 11th attacks.

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  • Added: Sep 20, 2018
  • Length: 02:31
  • Purchases: 1
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In 2017, Heather Heyer was killed while protesting against a white nationalist rally in Charlottesville, Virginia. Her supervisor from the law offi...

  • Added: Sep 20, 2018
  • Length: 02:32
Caption: Linda Kwong's (right) suicide attempt in 2012 took a toll on her relationship with her daughter, Emily. Linda and Emily talk for the first time about what happened that day in a conversation at StoryCorps in 2013., Credit: Anita Rao/StoryCorps
Linda Kwong and her daughter Emily talk for the first time about the day Linda attempted suicide and how it’s affected their relationship.

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  • Added: Sep 20, 2018
  • Length: 05:37
  • Purchases: 1
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Monique and Cody Walker remember what it was like to lose their home in a California wildfire.

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  • Added: Sep 27, 2018
  • Length: 02:32
  • Purchases: 2
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Two people on opposite ends of the political spectrum reflect on the moment that brought them together nearly two years ago: a protest just days af...

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  • Added: Oct 11, 2018
  • Length: 02:45
  • Purchases: 1
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John Torres Jr. talks to his friend, Abraham Guzman, about his dad’s career as a wrestler, and his legacy in and outside of the ring.

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  • Added: Oct 11, 2018
  • Length: 02:28
  • Purchases: 2
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Duane Topping served three tours in Iraq. Coming home, he suffered from Post-Traumatic Stress Disorder, but found comfort from an unexpected place.

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  • Added: Oct 11, 2018
  • Length: 02:13
  • Purchases: 2
Caption: Melvin Pender (right) with his friend, Keith Sims, at their StoryCorps interview in Atlanta last month.
During the 1968 Mexico City Olympics, many black athletes were called to protest racial inequality. Not all were able to do so. That was the case f...

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  • Added: Oct 18, 2018
  • Length: 02:34
  • Purchases: 1
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Twelve-year-old Kaysen Ford shares his most important moments with his mother, Jennifer Sumner.

  • Added: Nov 01, 2018
  • Length: 02:47
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Josh Stepakoff talks to his father, Alan, about surviving a shooting at a Jewish day camp when he was six years old.

  • Added: Nov 08, 2018
  • Length: 02:13
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StoryCorps is launching a new initiative which brings people from opposite sides of the political divides to get to know one another. In summer of ...

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  • Added: Nov 15, 2018
  • Length: 03:30
  • Purchases: 1
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50 years after serving together in Vietnam, Army veterans Kay Lee and John Nordeen sat down for StoryCorps to remember how they first met.

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  • Added: Nov 29, 2018
  • Length: 02:45
  • Purchases: 1
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50 years after arriving in the United States from Honduras, Roy Daley sat down with his daughter Lucy and wife Ana to reminisce about his first Tha...

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  • Added: Nov 30, 2018
  • Length: 02:27
  • Purchases: 1
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Larry Dearmon and Stephen Mills met during the height of the AIDS epidemic in Little Rock, Arkansas. They remember the loss that eventually brought...

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  • Added: Dec 06, 2018
  • Length: 02:32
  • Purchases: 1
Caption: Gordon Williams and Barnie Botone at StoryCorps in Bismarck, North Dakota., Credit: By Camila Kerwin for StoryCorps.
Barnie Botone tells his friend, Gordon Williams, about his 34 year career working on the railroad.

  • Added: Mar 27, 2019
  • Length: 02:49
Caption: Adam Roseman and Rick Rosenthal pose after their StoryCorps interview in Atlanta, GA in September 2018. , Credit: By Brenda Ford for StoryCorps.
This is a story about Santa Rick Rosenthal of Atlanta, Georgia -- who also happens to be Jewish (Modern Orthodox, to be precise).

  • Added: Mar 27, 2019
  • Length: 02:20
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Old friends Jeanne Satterfield and Barbara Parham talk about how their unexpected reunion in a shelter led them closer to home.

  • Added: Mar 28, 2019
  • Length: 01:47
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Bud and Jackie Jones are career taxidermists who helped bring a completely different kind of New Year’s Eve celebration to their small town of Tall...

  • Added: Mar 28, 2019
  • Length: 02:37
Caption: Paru Venkat and Alagappa Rammohan
At StoryCorps in Chicago, Dr. Alagappa Rammohan shares with his daughter, Paru Venkat, a love letter to the written word.

  • Added: Mar 28, 2019
  • Length: 02:23
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Maria Rivas and her teenage daughter, Emily, talk about the possibility of Maria returning to El Salvador if she loses her status to live and work ...

  • Added: Mar 28, 2019
  • Length: 02:33