StoryCorps

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StoryCorps’ mission is to preserve and share humanity’s stories in order to build connections between people and create a more just and compassionate world.

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584 Pieces

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


Pieces

Caption: Tom and Terry Sullivan at their StoryCorps interview in Centennial, CO on July 9, 2022., Credit: Annie Russell for StoryCorp
Tom and Terry Sullivan share how they honor their son Alex, one of twelve people a mass shooter killed in a packed movie theater in Aurora, Colorad...

Bought by WYAP


  • Added: Jul 18, 2022
  • Length: 02:05
  • Purchases: 1
Caption: Dr. Robert Carolla and Margaret Carolla at their StoryCorps interview in Springfield, Missouri., Credit: Sonia Kinkhabwala for StoryCorps
Dr. Robert Carolla remembers a small gesture from his brother’s doctor and the lasting impact it had on his career.

Bought by KWMU St. Louis and WYAP


  • Added: Jul 12, 2022
  • Length: 02:41
  • Purchases: 2
Caption: Dr. Thomas in his lab., Credit: Public Domain
Fred Gilliam and Jerry Harris remember their mentor, Dr. Vivien Thomas, a surgical researcher who developed groundbreaking medical techniques.

Bought by Allegheny Mountain Radio and WYAP


  • Added: Jul 05, 2022
  • Length: 02:20
  • Purchases: 2
Caption: Natalie and David Young at their StoryCorps interview in May of 2019. , Credit: Kevin Oliver for StoryCorps
Natalie and David Young remember abortion provider Dr. George Tiller, who was killed three years after they sought his help in Wichita, Kansas.

Bought by KBCS 91.3 FM Community Radio and WYAP


  • Added: Jun 28, 2022
  • Length: 03:00
  • Purchases: 2
Caption: Lana Cooper-Jones and Marla Cooper at their StoryCorps interview in San Diego, CA on May 11, 2022., Credit: StoryCorps.
Lana Cooper-Jones and Marla Cooper sit down at StoryCorps to remember their dad and his commitment to celebrating Juneteenth.

Bought by KBCS 91.3 FM Community Radio


  • Added: Jun 20, 2022
  • Length: 02:45
  • Purchases: 1
Caption: Dezmond Floyd and his mother Tanai Bernard-Turner at their StoryCorps interview in Houston, Texas on June 4th, 2022., Credit: Danny Reeves for StoryCorps
Dezmond Floyd speaks with his mother Tanai Benard-Turner about the effect of active shooter drills and mass shootings in schools, following the eve...

Bought by KBCS 91.3 FM Community Radio


  • Added: Jun 13, 2022
  • Length: 02:28
  • Purchases: 1
Caption: Charlee Rios, Jennifer Hidrogo, and LilyRose Hidrogo-Booth at their StoryCorps interview in Austin, TX on March 13th, 2022. , Credit: StoryCorps.
Jennifer Hidrogo talks with her children about their family’s journey, and the promise she made to her neighbor.

Bought by WYAP


  • Added: Jun 13, 2022
  • Length: 02:32
  • Purchases: 1
Caption: Hunny and Elliot Reiken at StoryCorps in New York City., Credit: StoryCorps
At StoryCorps, Hunny and Elliot Reiken remember when Hunny and her identical twin sister met Elliot and his twin brother, Danny, in the Catskills.

  • Added: Jun 13, 2022
  • Length: 02:17
Caption: Hajime Issan Koyama at his StoryCorps interview in New York City on July 17, 2015. By Mitra Bonshahi for StoryCorps., Credit: Mitra Bonshahi for StoryCorps.
Hajime Issan Koyama tells his husband, Paul Boos, about the childhood memories that shaped his understanding of death and grief.

Bought by KALW and KBCS 91.3 FM Community Radio


  • Added: Jun 13, 2022
  • Length: 02:58
  • Purchases: 2
Caption: Paula Reed and Mandy Cooke at StoryCorps in Denver, CO., Credit: Kevin Oliver for StoryCorps.
Mandy Cooke tells Paula Reed about her enduring trauma from the 1999 Columbine High School shooting, which both women survived.

Bought by WYAP


  • Added: Jun 10, 2022
  • Length: 02:20
  • Purchases: 1