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.


Additional Files

365 Pieces

Order by: Newest First | Oldest First
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Special education teacher Ken Rensink tells his friend Laurel Hill-Ward how surviving a near-fatal car crash influenced his teaching.

Bought by WEZU


  • Added: Oct 16, 2012
  • Length: 02:32
  • Purchases: 1
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Joel Healy tells his daughter, Kelli Healy Salzar, about participating in Operation Plumbbob, one of the largest nuclear tests conducted by the U.S...

Bought by WEZU


  • Added: Oct 16, 2012
  • Length: 02:37
  • Purchases: 1
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Robert Griffo remembers how his life changed after the "Black Monday" stock market crash of 1987.

Bought by WEZU and KUOW


  • Added: Oct 22, 2012
  • Length: 02:33
  • Purchases: 2
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Marcela Gaviria speaks with Dr. Dempsey Springfield, who has been her surgeon for more than 30 years.

Bought by WEZU, New Hampshire Public Radio, and KUOW


  • Added: Oct 26, 2012
  • Length: 02:09
  • Purchases: 3
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Big-rig driver Boyd Applegate tells his sister, Rhonda Dixon, about volunteering at the polls nearly every Election Day for 20 years.

Bought by WEZU, New Hampshire Public Radio, and WEZU


  • Added: Nov 09, 2012
  • Length: 02:03
  • Purchases: 3
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Vietnam veteran Harvey Hilbert remembers one night from the war.

Bought by WEZU


  • Added: Nov 09, 2012
  • Length: 02:24
  • Purchases: 1
Caption: Army Specialist Matthew Bolar
Gordon Bolar tells StoryCorps founder Dave Isay about his son, Army Specialist Matthew Bolar, who was killed in Iraq in 2007.

Bought by WEZU, KUT, and KUOW


  • Added: Nov 26, 2012
  • Length: 04:25
  • Purchases: 3
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Reverend Eric Williams tells his co-worker Jannette Berkley-Patton about his first experience with AIDS.

Bought by WEZU


  • Added: Nov 30, 2012
  • Length: 02:08
  • Purchases: 1
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Sarah Avant interviews her son Anand Hernandez.

Bought by WEZU and KUOW


  • Added: Dec 10, 2012
  • Length: 02:16
  • Purchases: 2
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Penny Ingram and her husband, Jeff, talk about living with his rare form of amnesia.

Bought by WEZU and New Hampshire Public Radio


  • Added: Dec 14, 2012
  • Length: 02:58
  • Purchases: 2
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Big-rig driver Boyd Applegate tells his sister, Rhonda Dixon, about being a real-beard Santa Claus.

Bought by WOUB, KALW, WEZU, and WKSU


  • Added: Dec 21, 2012
  • Length: 02:17
  • Purchases: 4
Caption: Michael (L) and Bryan Wilmoth
Bryan Wilmoth tells his younger brother, Michael, about being kicked out of the house because he is gay.

Bought by WEZU and WTJU


  • Added: Jan 25, 2013
  • Length: 02:59
  • Purchases: 2
Caption: James Clyburn and Sydney Reed
South Carolina Congressman James Clyburn talks with his granddaughter Sydney Reed about his career in politics.

Bought by WEZU


  • Added: Feb 05, 2013
  • Length: 02:50
  • Purchases: 1
Caption: Bonnie Brown (L) and Myra Brown (R)
Myra Brown speaks with her mother, Bonnie Mae Brown, who has an intellectual disability.

Bought by WMUU-LP, WEZU, and Spokane Public Radio


  • Added: Feb 08, 2013
  • Length: 02:29
  • Purchases: 3
Caption: Talana, Felicia and Willie Banks
Talana Banks and her brother, Willie, talk with their mother, Chief Warrant Officer Felicia Banks, about her deployment to Iraq in 2005 and their l...

Bought by WEZU


  • Added: Mar 13, 2013
  • Length: 02:03
  • Purchases: 1
Caption: Lieutenant Mark Radlinski (L) and Lieutenant Luke Radlinski (R)
Navy Lieutenant Mark Radlinski speaks with his brother, Lieutenant Luke Radlinski, about Mark's deployment to Iraq and his homecoming.

Bought by WEZU and Troy Public Radio


  • Added: Mar 13, 2013
  • Length: 01:37
  • Purchases: 2
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Linda Hernandez remembers growing up as one of the few Latinos in Lincoln, Nebraska.

Bought by WEZU and WTJU


  • Added: Mar 15, 2013
  • Length: 02:08
  • Purchases: 2
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Tracy Johnson and her mother in-law, Sandra Johnson, talk about the death of their wife and daughter, Army Staff Sergeant Donna Johnson.

Bought by WEZU


  • Added: Mar 15, 2013
  • Length: 02:59
  • Purchases: 1
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Harriet Caplan talks to her husband, Louis, about how their relationship began.

Bought by WEZU


  • Added: Mar 15, 2013
  • Length: 02:19
  • Purchases: 1
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Judy and Randy Pilgrim remember their son and Iraq war veteran, Army Specialist Lance Pilgrim.

Bought by WEZU


  • Added: Mar 18, 2013
  • Length: 02:53
  • Purchases: 1