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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522 Pieces

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


Pieces

Caption: Erin Haggerty and George Barlow
Erin Haggerty tells her father George about childhood memories she never shared with him before. They discuss the differences in racism between gen...

  • Added: Oct 13, 2020
  • Length: 03:10
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Retired New York City Fire Chief Albert Petrocelli died from COVID-19 in April, nearly two decades after losing his youngest son, Mark, in the Worl...

  • Added: Oct 08, 2020
  • Length: 02:27
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Joe Bianco speaks with his son Peter Bianco about working together and carrying on the family business of tool sharpening in Brooklyn, NY.

  • Added: Oct 08, 2020
  • Length: 03:04
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Dr. Ayim Darkeh speaks with his mother, Shirley, about his experiences being one of the few Black students at his predominantly white elementary sc...

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  • Added: Sep 25, 2020
  • Length: 03:04
  • Purchases: 1
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Martha Escutia and her cousin Marina Jimenez remember their grandfather, nicknamed Papu, who came to the U.S. as a Bracero worker in the 1940s.

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  • Added: Sep 25, 2020
  • Length: 03:04
  • Purchases: 1
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Former Marines Mike Rudulph and Neil Rafferty, who are now married, remember how their relationship began during the era of Don’t Ask Don’t Tell

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  • Added: Sep 25, 2020
  • Length: 02:43
  • Purchases: 1
Caption: T. Chick McClure and Chas McClure in Los Angeles, California., Credit: T. Chick McClure.
T. Chick McClure speaks with their father, Chas McClure, about the hard times in their relationship, and the road trip that brought them together a...

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  • Added: Aug 14, 2020
  • Length: 02:55
  • Purchases: 2
Caption: Rohulamin Quander at his home in Washington D.C. in 2016 and Alicia Argrett in Madison, Mississippi in 2010., Credit: Rohulamin Quander and Alicia Argrett.
An African American family that traces its roots back to Nancy Carter Quander, a woman who was enslaved by George and Martha Washington, talks abou...

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  • Added: Aug 10, 2020
  • Length: 02:31
  • Purchases: 1
Caption: Tomás Ybarra-Frausto at his StoryCorps interview in San Antonio, Texas on March 23, 2012., Credit: Anaid Reyes for StoryCorps.
In a conversation with his long-time friend, Tomás Ybarra-Frausto reminisces on his childhood in San Antonio and the lessons he learned about land,...

Bought by WYAP


  • Added: Aug 03, 2020
  • Length: 03:05
  • Purchases: 1
Caption:  Nia Cosby and Chalana McFarland in Marietta, GA on June 28, 2020., Credit: Michael Reese for StoryCorps.
After being incarcerated for 15 years, Chalana McFarland is reunited with her daughter following a federal memorandum that called for releasing non...

Bought by WYAP, KBCS 91.3 FM Community Radio, and WERA-LP


  • Added: Jul 27, 2020
  • Length: 03:20
  • Purchases: 3