StoryCorps

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  • Location: Brooklyn, New York
StoryCorps is a national project to instruct and inspire people to record each others' stories in sound.

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Series

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440 Pieces

Every day at StoryCorps booths across the country, ordinary people share extraordinary stories with friends and loved ones.

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2 Pieces

For use in promoting the StoryCorps project or for developing local StoryCorps content.


Pieces

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Abigail Jean and her father, Rich Jean, thank their local librarian, Hasina Islam, for encouraging Abigail’s love of reading.

  • Added: May 04, 2021
  • Length: 03:12
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Randy and his older brother, Angel Villegas, talk about Angel’s undocumented status and how it affected their relationship growing up.

  • Added: Apr 29, 2021
  • Length: 02:30
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Najat Hamza reflects on her experience resettling in the US and her longing for the home she left behind.

Bought by WYAP


  • Added: Apr 20, 2021
  • Length: 02:30
  • Purchases: 1
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Mary Mills talks with her mother, Joyce Carter Mills, about growing up in the 1960s and why all the neighborhood kids wanted to be at their house.

Bought by WYAP


  • Added: Apr 13, 2021
  • Length: 02:55
  • Purchases: 1
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Carmencristina Moreno and her sister, Rosemary Selzer, remember their father, songwriter Luis M. Moreno, and the bittersweet legacy he left behind.

Bought by WYAP


  • Added: Apr 06, 2021
  • Length: 02:56
  • Purchases: 1
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In the late 1930’s, dancer Dorothy Toy debuted on Broadway with her partner Paul Wing. It capped years of hard work on the Vaudeville circuit and l...

Bought by WYAP


  • Added: Apr 06, 2021
  • Length: 03:08
  • Purchases: 1
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In 1971 George Ju was working as a chef and running a Miami restaurant. One fateful night he met Angela Rivas, and in less than two weeks they were...

Bought by WYAP


  • Added: Mar 24, 2021
  • Length: 02:43
  • Purchases: 1
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Ten years after the start of the Syrian civil war, father and daughter, Walid and Magda Sakaan, remember their lives in Syria.

Bought by WYAP


  • Added: Mar 24, 2021
  • Length: 02:49
  • Purchases: 1
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In 1995, 14-year-old Tony Hicks shot and killed 20-year old Tariq Khamisa in a gang-related robbery. 20 years later, Tariq's older sister, Tasreen,...

Bought by WYAP


  • Added: Mar 11, 2021
  • Length: 02:33
  • Purchases: 1
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In 1995, 14-year-old Tony Hicks shot and killed 20-year old Tariq Khamisa in a gang-related robbery. While Tariq’s father, Azim, was grieving his s...

Bought by WYAP


  • Added: Mar 04, 2021
  • Length: 03:17
  • Purchases: 1