Playlists for StoryCorps

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Caption: Larry Hoover tells his granddaughter Anastacia Garcia about his time at The New Mexico Boys' School in Springer, New Mexico. <a href="http://www.prx.org/pieces/56618-storycorps-historias-larry-hoover-and-anastacia-g">Listen Here</a>.
Updated: May 20, 2024

'Growing Up'

Stories about dealing with growing pains, no matter how old you are.
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Updated: May 20, 2024

Family

Caption: Scout Derek Connell (C) talks with his Scoutmasters Richard (L) and Claudia. <a href="http://www.prx.org/pieces/44739-derek-connell-richard-and-claudia-coleman">Listen here</a>.
Updated: May 20, 2024

'Angels & Mentors'

Stories about those people who really matter in our lives.
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Updated: May 13, 2024

Legacy

Caption: Theresa Nguyen (L) talks to her daughter, Stephanie (R), about balancing their Vietnamese heritage with raising a family in the United States. <a href="http://www.prx.org/pieces/52422-storycorps-theresa-and-stephanie-nguyen">Listen Here</a>.
Updated: May 13, 2024

'Wisdom'

From poetic turns of phrase to plain-spoken truths, there are little gems of wisdom in each one of these stories.
Caption: Sylvia Mendez (L) talks to her sister Sandra Mendez Duran (R). <a href="http://www.prx.org/pieces/46621-storycorps-historias-sylvia-mendez-and-sandra-men">Listen Here</a>.
Updated: May 13, 2024

'Historias'

StoryCorps' collection of Latino stories from all across the country.
Caption: Tony Perri (R) tells his grandson, Jeffrey (L) about coming out as a gay man. <a href="http://www.prx.org/pieces/43204-storycorps-tony-perri-and-jeffrey-perri">Listen here</a>.
Updated: May 13, 2024

'Discovery'

Tales about that moment when something clicks.
Caption: Joan DeLevie (R) tells her daughter, Sharon (L), how she met her husband, Ari at a party in 1959. <a href="http://www.prx.org/pieces/49479-storycorps-joan-and-sharon-delevie">Listen Here</a>.
Updated: May 13, 2024

'Struggle'

These are not easy. Stories about dealing with the harder decisions in life.
Caption: StoryCorps Facilitator Lillie Love passed away on June 25, 2010. <a href="http://www.prx.org/pieces/49444-storycorps-griot-lillie-love">Listen here</a>, to her positive persective on life.
Updated: May 06, 2024

'Griot'

StoryCorps' collection of African American stories from all across the country.
Caption: Retired New York City sanitation worker Angelo Bruno (L) speaks with his former partner, Eddie Nieves (R), about working together on their daily route. <a href="http://www.prx.org/pieces/52877-storycorps-angelo-bruno-and-eddie-nieves">Listen Here</a>.
Updated: May 06, 2024

'Work'

We all spend 8 hours a day at it: hear stories from and about work, unusual jobs, and loving what you do.
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Updated: May 06, 2024

Friendship

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Updated: Apr 29, 2024

Military Voices Initative

StoryCorps' Military Voices Initiative provides a platform for veterans, service members, and military families to share their stories. In doing so we honor their voices, amplify their experiences, and let them know that we—as a nation—are listening. Learn more at:...
Caption: MJ Seide talks to her granddaughter Genna Alperin about falling in love with her partner, Genna's biological grandmother. <a href="http://www.prx.org/pieces/44986-storycorps-mj-seide-and-genna-alperin">Listen Here</a>.
Updated: Apr 29, 2024

'Identity'

How do you identify? Stories dealing with the complicated reality that is identity.
Caption: Zenobbie Clark (L) and her sister, Diana Carter (R), remember their brother, Samuel "Bubba" Hammond Jr. <a href="http://www.prx.org/pieces/48177-storycorps-griot-zenobbie-clark-and-diana-carter">Listen Here</a>.
Updated: Apr 22, 2024

'Witness'

Yes, they were there for that. They saw it, heard it, and in these pieces they tell you all about it.
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Updated: Apr 15, 2024

Celebrating Fathers

Father’s Day offers us a chance to recognize the role that dads and fatherhood have played in our lives. Enjoy our collection of stories celebrating father figures and the many ways they support and shape us.
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Updated: Apr 15, 2024

Honoring Memorial Day

Memorial Day gives us an opportunity to remember those who have died while serving in the U.S. military. We’ve put together a collection of Military Voices Initiative stories from veterans, service members, and their loved ones to help us reflect on their lives, contributions, and sacrifices.
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Updated: Apr 15, 2024

Celebrating Mothers

Whether Mother’s Day is a happy or difficult day for you and yours, we’ve pulled together stories of motherhood in many different forms to offer you joy, peace, understanding, and a chance to think about the mother figures in your life and what they mean to you.
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Updated: Mar 08, 2024

Love Letters to Libraries

April 7-13, 2024 is National Library Week. We are delighted to dedicate a week to honoring spaces that hold stories that shape us. Listen to a collection of stories that celebrate libraries and the many ways they have inspired us.
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Updated: Feb 19, 2024

OutLoud for Pride Month

Celebrate Pride Month this June with StoryCorps by airing stories from our OutLoud collection - an effort to record, preserve and share voices from the LGBTQ+ community. For additional materials visit https://storycorps.org/stations/storycorps-outloud/ (pw: Danny loves Annie). Reach out to...
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Updated: Feb 12, 2024

Women's History Month

A collection of stories from and about some amazing women. 
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Updated: Dec 04, 2023

StoryCorps for the Holidays

The holidays are a special time of year for many. Amidst this busy season, remember the power of truly listening. Here’s a collection highlighting some of our favorite segments that set the mood for the holiday spirit and remind us what is truly important.
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Updated: Oct 09, 2023

20 Years of StoryCorps

For almost two decades local stations have provided a space for StoryCorps stories that make personal the social and political events that surround us - for newsworthy topics of the day and relatable everyday life moments. Celebrate 20 years of working in partnership by broadcasting some...
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Updated: Oct 01, 2023

StoryCorps Promos

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Updated: Oct 01, 2023

The Great Thanksgiving Listen

StoryCorps' Great Thanksgiving Listen empowers young people—and people of all ages—to create an oral history of the United States by inviting people nationwide to honor someone in their lives by recording their story for future generations. Participants can record an interview with someone...
Caption: Richard Pecorella remembers his fiancee, Karen Juday, who was killed in the World Trade Center on September 11, 2001. <a href="http://www.prx.org/pieces/56614-storycorps-9-11-richard-pecorella">Listen Here</a>.
Updated: Sep 12, 2023

'September 11'

Stories from those affected by the terrorist attacks of 9/11.
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Updated: May 09, 2023

OutLoud

Caption: Mala Fernando tells her daughter Ashanthi Gajaweera about the early days of her marriage in Sri Lanka. <a href="http://www.prx.org/pieces/43223-storycorps-ashanthi-gajaweera-and-mala-fernando">Listen Here</a>.
Updated: Mar 20, 2023

'Romance'

You can't help falling in love right along with the people in these stories. Romantic in the truest sense of the word.
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Updated: Aug 16, 2021

Memory Loss Initiative

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Updated: Nov 15, 2018

One Small Step

Caption: Antoinette Franklin (R) and her niece, Iriel Franklin, talk about relocating to Houston after Hurricane Katrina. <a href="http://www.prx.org/pieces/20304-storycorps-antoinette-and-iriel-franklin">Listen Here</a>.
Updated: Aug 25, 2015

'Hurricane Katrina'

Stories from the Gulf Coast about Hurricane Katrina and its aftermath.