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

334 Pieces

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Caption: Tyra Treadway (L) and Ardyn Treadway
Tyra Treadway and her daughter, Ardyn, remember their husband and father, Dr. James Kent Treadway, a beloved pediatrician in New Orleans. Dr. Tread...

  • Added: Aug 25, 2015
  • Length: 01:06
Caption: Lillie Cotlon (L) and Burnell Cotlon (R), Credit: Ian Spencer Cook for StoryCorps
Burnell Cotlon owns and operates the only grocery store in the Lower Ninth Ward. When it opened in 2014, it was the first grocery store to serve th...

Bought by WMUU-LP and WTJU


  • Added: Aug 21, 2015
  • Length: 02:11
  • Purchases: 2
Caption: Andrea Cleveland (L) and Monica Harwell (R)
Monica Harwell, talks to her daughter, Andrea Cleveland, about being the first woman to climb electric utility poles for ConEd in New York.

Bought by WMUU-LP, KIDE Hoopa Tribal Radio 91.3fm, and WTJU


  • Added: Aug 17, 2015
  • Length: 01:59
  • Purchases: 3
Caption: Roberto Olivera (L) and Debra Olivera (R)
Roberto Olivera tells his wife, Debra, about growing up with an abusive stepfather and how his mother helped him escape.

Bought by Blue Mountain Radio and WTJU


  • Added: Aug 07, 2015
  • Length: 02:33
  • Purchases: 2
Caption: Donnie (L) and Dana (R) Dunagan
Retired Marine Corps Major Donnie Dunagan, who was the voice of Bambi in the 1942 Disney film, tells his wife, Dana, about hiding his acting credit...

Bought by WVBI-LP, Troy Public Radio, New Hampshire Public Radio, WTJU, and Blue Mountain Radio


  • Added: Jul 31, 2015
  • Length: 02:33
  • Purchases: 5
Caption: Wilson Matthews (L) and Jeanne Yeatman (R)
Flight nurses Wilson Matthews and Jeanne Yeatman talk about their work aboard emergency response helicopters and their attempts to save a child who...

Bought by WTJU and Blue Mountain Radio


  • Added: Jul 24, 2015
  • Length: 02:08
  • Purchases: 2
Caption: Lucille (L) and Barbara Horn (R)
Lucille Horn, 95, tells her daughter, Barbara, about the baby incubator exhibit at Coney Island that saved her life.

Bought by New Hampshire Public Radio, Blue Mountain Radio , and WTJU


  • Added: Jul 10, 2015
  • Length: 01:52
  • Purchases: 3
Caption: Anny (L) and Jonny (R) Pena
Retired Marines Anny and Jonny Pena talk about the challenges they faced as military spouses, and what it was like when Jonny came home from Afghan...

Bought by WVBI-LP, KIDE Hoopa Tribal Radio 91.3fm, and WTJU


  • Added: Jul 10, 2015
  • Length: 03:13
  • Purchases: 3
Caption: Yvette Benavidez Garcia (L) and Rene Garcia (R)
Yvette Benavidez Garcia and her husband, Rene, remember her father, Army Master Sgt. Roy P. Benavidez, a Medal of Honor recipient.

Bought by WTJU


  • Added: Jul 10, 2015
  • Length: 02:18
  • Purchases: 1
Caption: Ericka Naegle (L) and Walter Naegle (R)
Walter Naegle tells his niece, Ericka, about the unconventional decision that he and his partner, Bayard Rustin, made to protect their union.

Bought by WTJU


  • Added: Jul 01, 2015
  • Length: 02:33
  • Purchases: 1
Caption: Mario Loiseau (L) and Mabou Loiseau (R)
Mario Loiseau talks with his 9-year-old daughter, Mabou, about why he works so hard to provide for her education.

  • Added: Jul 01, 2015
  • Length: 01:48
Caption: John Gately (L) and Sean Fitzpatrick (R)
Sean Fitzpatrick and Officer John Gately remember the day back in 2003 when Sean came to school with a gun.

  • Added: Jul 01, 2015
  • Length: 02:27
Caption: Patrick (L) and Michelle (R) Kreifels
Patrick Kreifels and his older sister, Michelle, discuss how their differences have brought them together.

  • Added: Jul 01, 2015
  • Length: 02:11
Caption: Joshua Gubitz (L) and Len Berk (R)
Len Berk talks to his friend, Joshua Gubitz, about becoming a salmon slicer after retiring from a 40 year career in accounting.

Bought by New Hampshire Public Radio


  • Added: Jun 30, 2015
  • Length: 02:46
  • Purchases: 1
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Gwen Moten remembers her childhood best friend, Denise McNair, who was killed in the 1963 bombing of the 16th Street Baptist Church in Birmingham, ...

Bought by WTJU


  • Added: Jun 26, 2015
  • Length: 01:41
  • Purchases: 1
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Yusor Abu-Salha (R), one of the victims of the tragic shooting in Chapel Hill, recorded a StoryCorps interview last year. Here, she talks with Muss...

Bought by WEZU and WTJU


  • Added: Feb 13, 2015
  • Length: 02:23
  • Purchases: 2
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Sean Carter was severely injured in a drunk driving accident in 2005. He cannot walk or talk, but speaks with the help of a computer. Sean intervie...

Bought by WMUU-LP and WTJU


  • Added: May 29, 2015
  • Length: 03:51
  • Purchases: 2
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Darlene Lewis, who helps former inmates find employment, interviews James Taylor about his life after prison.

Bought by Public Radio for All, WMUU-LP, Blue Mountain Radio , WEZU, and WTJU


  • Added: Jan 09, 2015
  • Length: 02:14
  • Purchases: 5
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Raphael and Heidi Hameed (R) lost their son when he was struck by a speeding car. They spoke with Megiddëh Goldston (L), the driver's sister, about...

Bought by Blue Mountain Radio , WEZU, and WTJU


  • Added: Jan 06, 2015
  • Length: 02:13
  • Purchases: 3
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Herman Travis speaks with his neighbor Robert Cochran about delivering food to elderly and disabled residents of his housing complex.

Bought by WMUU-LP, Blue Mountain Radio , and WTJU


  • Added: Dec 31, 2014
  • Length: 01:42
  • Purchases: 3