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.


Pieces

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Ajmal Achekzai reflects on escaping Afghanistan as a child, returning as a U.S. Marine, and his fears and hope for the future of its people.

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  • Added: Sep 08, 2021
  • Length: 02:47
  • Purchases: 1
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Keith Chapman sits down with his mother, Lynn Chapman, to remember his brother, Sgt. 1st Class Nathan Ross Chapman, the first American soldier to b...

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  • Added: Aug 30, 2021
  • Length: 03:46
  • Purchases: 1
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Sylvia Grosvold and her father Josh Weiner came back to StoryCorps to reflect on their relationship, just as Sylvia was about to leave for college.

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  • Added: Aug 30, 2021
  • Length: 02:45
  • Purchases: 1
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Libby Stroik talks about finding a kindred spirit in her grandfather, Harry Golomski, and about her treasured memories of their quiet mornings in r...

  • Added: Aug 16, 2021
  • Length: 02:29
Caption: The late Rev. Farrell Duncombe (left) spoke with his friend Howard Robinson for a StoryCorps conversation in 2010 about how his role models helped shape him as a leader in his Alabama community.
Rev. Farrell Duncombe talks about growing up in Montgomery, AL, and the role models who shaped him, including his Sunday school teacher, Rosa Parks.

  • Added: Aug 12, 2021
  • Length: 03:15
Caption: Melanie Dunne and her husband, Josh, at their graduation from New Mexico State University., Credit: Courtesy of Melanie Dunne.
Marine Corporal Josh Dunne is remembered by his wife, Melanie Dunne, and her sister, Marissa Miranda.

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  • Added: Aug 10, 2021
  • Length: 02:42
  • Purchases: 1
Caption: Willie Edwards Jr. died in 1957. He was killed by Klansmen who told him to either jump off a bridge or be shot., Credit: Malinda Edwards and Mildred Betts
Malinda Edwards talks to her sister Mildred Betts about the murder of her father, Willie Edwards Jr. at the hands of the Ku Klux Klan in 1957.

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  • Added: Aug 10, 2021
  • Length: 03:17
  • Purchases: 1
Caption: Jo and Chad Vill in Brooklyn, N.Y., Credit: Nathan West
Chad Vill talks to his dad, Jo Vill, about following in his footsteps as a DJ, and starting a dance party on their block in the midst of the COVID-...

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  • Added: Aug 10, 2021
  • Length: 03:00
  • Purchases: 1
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Six years after Jennifer Sumner brought her 12-year-old Kaysen Ford to StoryCorps, the two reflect on Kaysen’s struggles and joy.

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  • Added: Aug 10, 2021
  • Length: 02:40
  • Purchases: 1
Caption: Sabrina Beavers and Shantay Davies-Balch at their StoryCorps interview in Sanger, CA on May 3, 2019. By Nicolas Cadenat for StoryCorps., Credit: Nicolas Cadena
Sabrina Beavers talks to her friend and colleague, Shantay Davies- Balch about Black maternal health and the premature births of their children.

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  • Added: Aug 10, 2021
  • Length: 02:25
  • Purchases: 1