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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Retired Marine Corporal Anthony Villarreal talks with his wife, Jessica, about being severely injured during an IED attack while deployed to Afghan...

Bought by WEZU and KMUD


  • Added: Nov 11, 2013
  • Length: 02:27
  • Purchases: 2
Caption: Paquita Williams (L) and Laura Lane (R)
New York City Subway Conductor Paquita Williams talks to one of her passengers, Laura Lane, about her job.

Bought by WEZU and KMUD


  • Added: Nov 15, 2013
  • Length: 01:51
  • Purchases: 2
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Glenda Rike tells her son, Larry, how his father, Aubrey Rike, came to be one of the few present when President John F. Kennedy received his last r...

Bought by WMUU-LP, WEZU, KMUD, and WTJU


  • Added: Nov 22, 2013
  • Length: 02:55
  • Purchases: 4
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Rogelio Martinez talks to his former dance teacher, Lisa Moya King, about how she helped him through abuse at home.

Bought by WEZU and KMUD


  • Added: Dec 02, 2013
  • Length: 02:08
  • Purchases: 2
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Dennis Hale tells his wife, Barbara, about being the sole survivor of the Daniel J. Morrell shipwreck on Lake Huron in 1966.

Bought by WEZU, KMUD, WTJU, and Radio Newark


  • Added: Dec 10, 2013
  • Length: 02:37
  • Purchases: 4
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Maria Vasquez-Rojas talks with her brother, Francisco Vasquez, about being diagnosed with ovarian cancer shortly after finding out she was pregnant.

Bought by WEZU and KMUD


  • Added: Dec 13, 2013
  • Length: 02:28
  • Purchases: 2
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Yelitza Castro talks with her friend Willie Davis about serving meals to the homeless community in Charlotte, North Carolina for the past three years.

Bought by WEZU, KMUD, and New Hampshire Public Radio


  • Added: Dec 30, 2013
  • Length: 02:24
  • Purchases: 3
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Clayton Sherrod looks back to 1964, when at 19 years old he became executive chef at an all--white country club in Birmingham, Alabama.

Bought by WMUU-LP, WEZU, and KMUD


  • Added: Jan 17, 2014
  • Length: 02:13
  • Purchases: 3
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Adrienne D'Luna Directo interviews her parents, Debra and Lionel D'Luna, about her sister Alexis who died from complications of CHARGE syndrome in ...

Bought by WEZU, KMUD, and WTJU


  • Added: Jan 27, 2014
  • Length: 02:37
  • Purchases: 3
Caption: Jeff Lasater (L) and Drew Cartwright
Jeff Lasater tells his friend Drew Cartwright about his son Jeremiah who, after being bullied at school, committed suicide at 14 years old.

Bought by KAZU, KERA, and KMUD


  • Added: Jan 31, 2014
  • Length: 02:29
  • Purchases: 3
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Dean Smith, who spent 40 years as a stunt double for Hollywood Westerns, talks with his wife, Debby, and son, Finis.

Bought by WEZU and KMUD


  • Added: Feb 28, 2014
  • Length: 01:51
  • Purchases: 2
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Aaron tells his teacher, Celeste-Davis Carr, about revealing his homelessness during a StoryCorpsU recording.

Bought by KIDE Hoopa Tribal Radio 91.3fm, KMUD, WEZU, and WTJU


  • Added: Apr 25, 2014
  • Length: 02:41
  • Purchases: 4
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Cheri Lindsay talks with her father, Phillip, about vitiligo, a rare skin condition they share...

Bought by WEZU, WMUU-LP, and KMUD


  • Added: Jun 20, 2014
  • Length: 02:22
  • Purchases: 3
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J.T. Johnson and Al Lingo remember having acid thrown on them after jumping into a whites-only swimming pool in St. Augustine, Florida in June of 1...

Bought by WEZU, KERA, KMUD, and KFOK-LPFM


  • Added: Jun 13, 2014
  • Length: 02:04
  • Purchases: 4
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Thompson Williams talks about his father's legacy with his son, Kiamichi-tet Williams.

Bought by KOSU, WMUU-LP, WTJU, WEZU, KMUD and more


  • Added: Jun 13, 2014
  • Length: 02:09
  • Purchases: 6
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70-year-old Patrick Haggerty tells his daughter, Robin, about the day he first had a conversation with his father about being gay.

Bought by WEZU, KMUD, and WTJU


  • Added: Jun 27, 2014
  • Length: 02:49
  • Purchases: 3
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Dekalb Walcott III talks to his dad, retired Chicago Fire Chief Dekalb Walcott Jr., about...

Bought by WEZU, WTJU, and KMUD


  • Added: Jul 08, 2014
  • Length: 02:04
  • Purchases: 3
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Patty Woods remembers her partner, who left a lasting impact on her life.

Bought by WEZU, KMUD, and WTJU


  • Added: Jul 08, 2014
  • Length: 02:25
  • Purchases: 3
Caption: Aja (left), Kai (middle) and their mother Tonya David.
Aja David and her younger sister, Kai Leigh Harriott, remember the night Kai was hit...

Bought by WEZU and KMUD


  • Added: Jul 25, 2014
  • Length: 02:20
  • Purchases: 2
Caption: Clela Rorex (R) and her friend Sue Larson (L).
Clela Rorex (R), a former County Clerk in Boulder, Colorado, tells her friend Sue Larson...

Bought by WEZU, WMUU-LP, New Hampshire Public Radio, KMUD, and WTJU


  • Added: Jul 25, 2014
  • Length: 02:47
  • Purchases: 5