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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365 Pieces

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Shotzy Harrison talks with her father, James Flavy Coy Brown, about reuniting when she was 25, after he was in and out of her life while dealing wi...

  • Added: Mar 28, 2019
  • Length: 02:46
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Munitions expert Jack ReVelle remembers the aftermath of January 24, 1961, when a U.S. military plane accidentally dropped two hydrogen bombs into ...

  • Added: Mar 28, 2019
  • Length: 02:52
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Maya Altman tells her mom, Robyn Altman, about her memory of the Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School shooting.

  • Added: Mar 28, 2019
  • Length: 03:23
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Mickey Willenbring, a combat veteran of the Iraq War, reflects on the military, sheep and how the two intertwine on her journey back home.

  • Added: Mar 28, 2019
  • Length: 02:40
Caption:  Carol Barne---Seay, Shirley Reese, Diane Bowens, and Verna Hollis
In 1963, more than a dozen African American girls, including Carol Barner-Seay , Shirley Reese, Diane Bowens, and Verna Hollis, were arrested for p...

  • Added: Mar 28, 2019
  • Length: 06:02
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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
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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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
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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
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
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
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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
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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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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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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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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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Twelve-year-old Kaysen Ford shares his most important moments with his mother, Jennifer Sumner.

  • Added: Nov 01, 2018
  • Length: 02:47
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...

Bought by WEZU


  • Added: Oct 18, 2018
  • Length: 02:34
  • Purchases: 1
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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.

Bought by WVBI-LP and WEZU


  • Added: Oct 11, 2018
  • Length: 02:13
  • Purchases: 2
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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