StoryCorps

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  • Location: Brooklyn, New York
StoryCorps is a national project to instruct and inspire people to record each others' stories in sound.

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461 Pieces

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

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2 Pieces

For use in promoting the StoryCorps project or for developing local StoryCorps content.


Pieces

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...

Bought by WERA-LP and WYAP


  • 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
Caption: Emily Aho and her daughter Hannah Sibley-Liddle in New Hampshire. 2016., Credit: Hannah Sibley-Liddle
After losing her father, Army Staff Sergeant Emilio “Leo” DiPalma, to COVID-19, Emily Aho reflects on his WWII service with her daughter, Hannah Si...

Bought by WYAP


  • Added: Jun 16, 2020
  • Length: 02:24
  • Purchases: 1
Caption: Shannon Doty (right) tells her father, Dan Flynn (left), in a remote StoryCorps conversation, that his dedication to help others inspired her goal to work in the medical field., Credit: Dan Flynn and Shannon Doty for StoryCorps.
Funeral Director Dan Flynn talks with his daughter Shannon about being a member of the national mortuary response team during COVID-19.

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  • Added: Jun 15, 2020
  • Length: 02:42
  • Purchases: 1
Caption: New York City MTA bus operators Tyrone Hampton (left) and Frank de Jesus spoke last week about how the coronavirus pandemic has affected their work. They talked during a remote StoryCorps conversation., Credit: Tyrone Hampton and Frank de Jesus.
New York City bus operators Tyrone Hampton and Frank de Jesus talk about how the Covid-19 pandemic has impacted their calling.

Bought by WYAP


  • Added: Jun 15, 2020
  • Length: 02:13
  • Purchases: 1
Caption: Friends for 30 years, Sam Dow (left) in Ann Arbor, Mich., and Josh Belser in Syracuse, N.Y., are both working on the front lines of the coronavirus pandemic., Credit: Josh Belser.
Longtime friends Josh Belser and Sam Dow, who are healthcare workers in different states, have a conversation to check in with each other during th...

Bought by WYAP


  • Added: Jun 15, 2020
  • Length: 03:05
  • Purchases: 1
Caption: Roman Coley Davis poses for a picture with his grandmother, "Mema" Laverne Tanner, whose special delivery from 7,000 miles away eased some of her grandson's homesickness., Credit: Dailey Hubbard
Former Army intelligence collector Roman Coley Davis talks about a package he received while stationed in Afghanistan.

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  • Added: Jun 15, 2020
  • Length: 02:52
  • Purchases: 1
Caption: Lillian Bloodworth and her husband, John Bloodworth, at their home in Gulf Breeze, FL, on Thanksgiving Day, 2016., Credit: the Bloodworth family.
Lillian Bloodworth speaks with her husband, John Bloodworth, about why she spent nearly half her life donating blood.

Bought by WYAP


  • Added: Jun 15, 2020
  • Length: 01:54
  • Purchases: 1
Caption: Chloe Longfellow at her StoryCorps interview in Seattle, Washington, Credit: Vanessa Gonzalez-Block for StoryCorps
Chloe Longfellow came to StoryCorps to remember some of the life lessons she learned as a kid, while spending time in her grandmother’s kitchen.

Bought by WYAP


  • Added: Jun 15, 2020
  • Length: 02:37
  • Purchases: 1