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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523 Pieces

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


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Temica Hunt came to StoryCorps with her mother, Neocothia Bowens-Robinson, to talk about their family’s multi-generation love of roller skating.

Bought by WYAP


  • Added: Jan 04, 2022
  • Length: 02:54
  • Purchases: 1
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Dorothy Salmon-Lindsay speaks with Rowan Allen, the EMT who saved her son’s life and inspired her to become a nurse.

  • Added: Dec 28, 2021
  • Length: 01:59
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Jesus and Suzanne Valle reflect on their decision to take in children from families struggling with opioid addiction.

  • Added: Dec 20, 2021
  • Length: 02:52
Caption: The Action Tours protest at the Macy’s 34th St Store in NYC on Nov 29, 1991., Credit: Meryl Levin
On Black Friday 1991, AIDS activists protested the department store's refusal to rehire a Santa who had HIV. The man who inspired the protest recon...

Bought by KBCS 91.3 FM Community Radio


  • Added: Dec 13, 2021
  • Length: 02:13
  • Purchases: 1
Caption: Carolyn DeFord poses with the Missing poster for her mother, Leona Kinsey, who went missing October 1999, at her StoryCorps interview on January 24, 2019 in Renton, WA., Credit: By Dupe Oyebolu for StoryCorps.
Carolyn DeFord shares how she carries her mother’s disappearance and the stories that give her comfort and hope in her healing journey.

  • Added: Dec 06, 2021
  • Length: 02:36
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After facing a difficult coming out, one couple changed a mother’s heart

Bought by WYAP


  • Added: Nov 29, 2021
  • Length: 02:30
  • Purchases: 1
Caption: Johannah and Madzimoyo at their StoryCorps Recording on July 10th, 2010, in Fort Wayne, Indiana., Credit: Photo by Jorge Rios for StoryCorps.
Madzimoyo Owusu talks with her daughter, Johannah Owusu, about the memory of Madzimoyo’s grandmother.

Bought by WYAP


  • Added: Nov 22, 2021
  • Length: 02:33
  • Purchases: 1
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Alexander Landau spoke with his friend, Nina Askew, about the support they’ve given each other after both experienced violent arrests from Colorado...

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  • Added: Nov 15, 2021
  • Length: 02:51
  • Purchases: 1
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Lieutenant Colonel Abdul-Rasheed Muhammad talks to his wife, Saleemah Muhammad, about becoming the first Muslim chaplain in the U.S. Armed Forces, ...

Bought by WYAP


  • Added: Nov 08, 2021
  • Length: 02:34
  • Purchases: 1
Caption: Miguel Encinias crouched beneath a F105 aircraft in 1967., Credit: Courtesy of the Encinias family
Isabel and Juan Pablo Encinias remember their father, Lt. Col. Miguel Encinias, a Hispanic combat pilot that served in the U.S. Air Force during Wo...

  • Added: Nov 08, 2021
  • Length: 02:15