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

366 Pieces

Order by: Newest First | Oldest First
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U.S. Navy veteran Denny Meyer remembers what it was like to be gay and a sailor in the late 1960s.

Bought by WEZU, KMUD, KISU, PRX Remix, New Hampshire Public Radio and more


  • Added: Jun 25, 2012
  • Length: 01:45
  • Purchases: 6
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Wil Smith tells his daughter, Olivia, about being a single dad in college.

Bought by WEZU, New Hampshire Public Radio, and New Hampshire Public Radio


  • Added: Jun 18, 2012
  • Length: 02:00
  • Purchases: 3
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José Rodriguez tells his former coach Charles Zelinsky how he got involved in the Special Olympics.

Bought by WEZU and KIDE Hoopa Tribal Radio 91.3fm


  • Added: Jun 11, 2012
  • Length: 01:57
  • Purchases: 2
Caption: Robert Holmes
Robert Holmes talks about his family being among the first to integrate a neighborhood in Edison, New Jersey.

Bought by WEZU and KUOW


  • Added: Jun 01, 2012
  • Length: 02:01
  • Purchases: 2
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Tyrese Graham remembers his first day as a teacher at John Marshall Metropolitan High School in Chicago, IL.

Bought by WEZU and KUOW


  • Added: May 29, 2012
  • Length: 02:16
  • Purchases: 2
Caption: Harrison Wright (R) with his grandson, Sean Guess (L)
Harrison Wright tells his grandson, Sean Guess, about serving in the Army at the end of World War II.

Bought by WEZU


  • Added: May 25, 2012
  • Length: 01:56
  • Purchases: 1
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Van Harris and his wife, Shirley, remember being young in Brooklyn during the 1940s.

Bought by WEZU and KUOW


  • Added: May 21, 2012
  • Length: 02:17
  • Purchases: 2
Caption: Theresa McLaughlin with her son, Dennis.
Theresa McLaughlin speaks about raising her son, Dennis, who was born with spina bifida, leaving him unable to use his legs.

Bought by WEZU, WTJU, and KUOW


  • Added: May 11, 2012
  • Length: 02:16
  • Purchases: 3
Caption: Ricardo Isaias Zavala (L) with his son Ricardo Javier Zavala (R)
Ricardo Isais Zavala remembers his grandfather, Vicente Domingo Villa, in an interview with his son, Ricardo Javier Zavala.

Bought by WEZU, WTJU, and KUOW


  • Added: May 07, 2012
  • Length: 02:32
  • Purchases: 3
Caption: Kate Musick (L) with her former student Harleé Patrick (R)
Two stories about teachers who went beyond the classroom to help their kids.

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


  • Added: May 01, 2012
  • Length: 02:50
  • Purchases: 4
Caption: Marco Ferreira and his wife Wendy Tucker
Marco Ferreira talks to his wife, Wendy Tucker, about surviving a near-fatal motorcycle accident in 2008.

Bought by WEZU, WTJU, and KUOW


  • Added: May 01, 2012
  • Length: 01:54
  • Purchases: 3
Caption: Lisa Combest and James Hanson-Brown
Lisa Combest and her ex-husband, James Hanson-Brown, talk about how their marriage ended.

Bought by WEZU and KUOW


  • Added: Apr 23, 2012
  • Length: 02:25
  • Purchases: 2
Caption: Karen Slade
Karen Slade, Eric "Rico" Reed, and Arthur "Sonny" Williams of radio station KJLH remember the 1992 Los Angeles Riots.

Bought by WEZU and KMUD


  • Added: Apr 16, 2012
  • Length: 02:28
  • Purchases: 2
Caption: Kenneth and Gaye Honeycutt
Kenneth Honeycutt tells his wife Gaye about witnessing the New London School Explosion of 1937.

Bought by WEZU, KMUD, and KUOW


  • Added: Apr 06, 2012
  • Length: 02:03
  • Purchases: 3
Caption: David Plant (L) with his stepson, Frank Lilley (R)
Frank Lilley interviews his stepfather, David Plant, about approaching the end of his life.

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


  • Added: Mar 30, 2012
  • Length: 02:34
  • Purchases: 4
Caption: Clairene Terry and her former student Raul Bravo
Raul Bravo tells his former high school automotive teacher, Clairene Terry, how she inspired him to stay in school.

Bought by WEZU, WTJU, KMUD, KUOW, and PRX Remix


  • Added: Mar 27, 2012
  • Length: 02:00
  • Purchases: 5
Caption: WInslow Jackson and his wife, Dorothy.
Winslow Jackson and his wife, Dorothy, who both are living with multiple sclerosis, remember how they met.

Bought by WEZU, KMUD, and KUOW


  • Added: Mar 27, 2012
  • Length: 02:07
  • Purchases: 3
Caption: Abby Leibman with her nephew Phil Donney
Phil Donney talks with his aunt Abby Leibman about raising Phil and his sister, Laura, after their mother was murdered.

Bought by WEZU, KMUD, and KUOW


  • Added: Mar 19, 2012
  • Length: 02:11
  • Purchases: 3
Caption: Jennifer (L) and Grant (R) Coursey
Jennifer Coursey speaks with her 12-year-old son, Grant, who was diagnosed with cancer as a toddler.

Bought by WEZU, KMUD, and KUOW


  • Added: Mar 09, 2012
  • Length: 02:30
  • Purchases: 3
Caption: Ron Cushman (R) and former student Jamie Marks (L)
16-year-old Jamie Marks interviews her former kindergarten teacher Ron Cushman about choosing his career after being wounded in Vietnam.

Bought by WEZU, KMUD, and KUOW


  • Added: Mar 09, 2012
  • Length: 02:17
  • Purchases: 3