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: Kenneth Felts and Rebecca Mayes after their StoryCorps interview in Arvada, Colorado in July 2020., Credit: Kenneth Felts and Rebecca Mayes for StoryCorps.
In the late 1950s, Kenneth Felts met the love of his life, Phillip. But he kept their relationship a secret for more than 60 years. It wasn’t until...

Bought by KBCS 91.3 FM Community Radio and WERA-LP


  • Added: Jul 20, 2020
  • Length: 02:45
  • Purchases: 2
Caption: Hadiyah-Nicole Green-Argieard and Tenika Floyd at their StoryCorps interview in Atlanta, Georgia on January 28, 2017., Credit: Jacqueline Van Meter for StoryCorps.
Dr. Hadiyah-Nicole Green speaks with her cousin Tenika Floyd about being raised by her Auntie and Uncle, and how their separate battles with cancer...

Bought by WERA-LP


  • Added: Jul 13, 2020
  • Length: 02:48
  • Purchases: 1
Caption: Vivian Garcia Leonard (left), Baby Liana, Marissa Ochs, and Vivian J Leonard. , Credit: Marissa Ochs.
Three generations of hospital pharmacists discuss staying safe during the COVID-19 pandemic and what carrying on their family legacy means to them.

Bought by WERA-LP and KVNF


  • Added: Jul 06, 2020
  • Length: 02:26
  • Purchases: 2
Caption:  Dr. Joseph Kras and his daughter, Sophie Kras, at their StoryCorps interview in Olivette, Missouri on June 13th, 2020. , Credit: The Kras family
Dr. Joseph Kras speaks with his immunocompromised daughter about the tough choices they’ve had to make as a family due to his regular exposure to C...

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  • Added: Jun 29, 2020
  • Length: 03:05
  • Purchases: 1
Caption: Rugenia Keefe, left, a paraprofessional who assisted Cole Phillips for most of high school after he lost his sight, spoke with the graduating senior for a remote conversation from Bentonville, Ark., Credit: Cole Phillips
Cole Phillips lost his vision just months before starting high school. As a freshman, he met paraprofessional Rugenia Keefe -- or Miss. Ru -- who a...

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  • Added: Jun 22, 2020
  • Length: 02:31
  • Purchases: 1
Caption: Albert and Aidan Sykes in Jackson, Mississippi, 2020, Credit: Albert Sykes.
Albert Sykes returns to StoryCorps with his son Aidan--now 14-- to talk about how Aidan is feeling as a young Black man in 2020.

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  • Added: Jun 16, 2020
  • Length: 02:41
  • Purchases: 2
Caption: Albert and Aidan Sykes at their StoryCorps interview in Jackson, Mississippi on February 20, 2015., Credit: Vanessa Gonzalez-Block for StoryCorps.
Albert Sykes speaks with his nine-year-old son, Aidan, about black fatherhood, and his hopes for the future.

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


  • Added: Jun 16, 2020
  • Length: 02:39
  • Purchases: 3
Caption: During a remote StoryCorps conversation this month from Stafford, N.Y., Dr. Roberto Vargas (left), his wife, Susan, and 10-year-old son, Xavier, talk about the challenges of staying safely distanced., Credit: the Vargas Family.
As the Director of Microbiology at a hospital in upstate New York, Dr. Roberto Vargas is regularly exposed to COVID-19. Here, he talks with his wif...

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  • Added: Jun 16, 2020
  • Length: 02:37
  • Purchases: 2
Caption: Jackie Stockton and daughter Alice Stockton-Rossini at the Philadelphia Flower Show March, 2019, Credit: Alice Stockton-Rossini.
Jackie Stockton and her daughter Alice Stockton-Rossini recovered from COVID-19, the virus that killed a best friend and a family member. Having fa...

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


  • Added: Jun 16, 2020
  • Length: 02:47
  • Purchases: 3
Caption: Craig Boddie and Evette Jourdain, both mail carriers in Palm Beach, Fla., spoke for a remote StoryCorps conversation last month about the job risks created by the coronavirus outbreak., Credit: Courtesy of Craig Boddie and Evette Jourdain for StoryCorps.
Palm Beach, Florida Mail Carriers Evette Jourdain and Craig Boddie talk about how the COVID-19 pandemic has impacted their daily lives--at work, an...

Bought by KBCS 91.3 FM Community Radio and WYAP


  • Added: Jun 16, 2020
  • Length: 02:35
  • Purchases: 2