StoryCorps

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

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


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518 Pieces

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Caption: Chief Albert Naquin and Démé Naquin Jr. at their StoryCorps interview in Montegut, Louisiana on September 17, 2022., Credit: By Zanna McKay for StoryCorps
As stronger and more frequent storms hit the Louisiana coastline due to climate change, members of the Jean Charles Choctaw Nation have been forced...

  • Added: Sep 27, 2022
  • Length: 02:50
Caption: Mikayla Stephens and Tesia Williams at their StoryCorps interview in Washington, D.C. on August 27, 2021., Credit: By Clean Cuts Studios for StoryCorps.
Tesia Williams talks to her daughter, Mikayla Stephens, about being at the Pentagon during the terrorist attack on 9/11 and how that day shaped her...

Bought by WYAP


  • Added: Sep 22, 2022
  • Length: 03:07
  • Purchases: 1
Caption: Emily Fortner and Amy McNally. , Credit: Photos courtesy of the participants.
Amy McNally tells her sister, Emily Fortner, about a memory that shines bright against the backdrop of their difficult childhood.

Bought by WYAP


  • Added: Sep 09, 2022
  • Length: 03:03
  • Purchases: 1
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Nelva Williamson came to StoryCorps with her son Timothy J. Harris to reflect on a life in the classroom and her commitment to shedding light on hi...

  • Added: Aug 30, 2022
  • Length: 02:53
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Molly and Nevada Barr remember their mother Mary Barr, a firefighting aviator who was the first woman to fly for the U.S. Forest Service.

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  • Added: Aug 29, 2022
  • Length: 03:10
  • Purchases: 1
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Charlottesville resident, Lisa Woolfork, was in the crowd of counter-protesters at the “Unite the Right” rally in 2017. Five years later, she talke...

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  • Added: Aug 18, 2022
  • Length: 02:23
  • Purchases: 1
Caption: Ashley and Nicholas Cosme at their StoryCorps interview in Chicago, Illinois on July 27, 2022., Credit: Taken for StoryCorps
Ashley Cosme sits down with her husband, Nicholas, to talk about how they are keeping alive her father’s memory and his love of cars.

Bought by WYAP


  • Added: Aug 09, 2022
  • Length: 02:36
  • Purchases: 1
Caption: Loretta Berning at her StoryCorps interview in Mandeville, LA on May 11th, 2022., Credit: Katie Fernelius for StoryCorps
Loretta Berning’s father, Major Harold Martin, was an Air Force pilot during World War II. Loretta came to StoryCorps to remember her father and a ...

  • Added: Aug 09, 2022
  • Length: 02:50
Caption: Daily and Jami Miyamoto in Santa Monica, CA on July 26, 2022., Credit: Daily Miyamoto
Jami Miyamoto and her daughter, Daily, sat down at StoryCorps to talk about her adoption during the era of China’s “One Child" Policy.

Bought by WYAP


  • Added: Aug 01, 2022
  • Length: 02:59
  • Purchases: 1
Caption: Jeffrey Perri and Tony Perri on May 7th, 2022 at a family wedding., Credit: Jeffery Perri
Tony Perri speaks with his grandson, Jeffrey Perri, about being an older gay man and the closeness of their relationship.

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  • Added: Jul 26, 2022
  • Length: 02:04
  • Purchases: 1
Caption: Tom and Terry Sullivan at their StoryCorps interview in Centennial, CO on July 9, 2022., Credit: Annie Russell for StoryCorp
Tom and Terry Sullivan share how they honor their son Alex, one of twelve people a mass shooter killed in a packed movie theater in Aurora, Colorad...

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  • Added: Jul 18, 2022
  • Length: 02:05
  • Purchases: 1
Caption: Dr. Robert Carolla and Margaret Carolla at their StoryCorps interview in Springfield, Missouri., Credit: Sonia Kinkhabwala for StoryCorps
Dr. Robert Carolla remembers a small gesture from his brother’s doctor and the lasting impact it had on his career.

Bought by WYAP


  • Added: Jul 12, 2022
  • Length: 02:41
  • Purchases: 1
Caption: Dr. Thomas in his lab., Credit: Public Domain
Fred Gilliam and Jerry Harris remember their mentor, Dr. Vivien Thomas, a surgical researcher who developed groundbreaking medical techniques.

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  • Added: Jul 05, 2022
  • Length: 02:20
  • Purchases: 1
Caption: Natalie and David Young at their StoryCorps interview in May of 2019. , Credit: Kevin Oliver for StoryCorps
Natalie and David Young remember abortion provider Dr. George Tiller, who was killed three years after they sought his help in Wichita, Kansas.

Bought by WYAP


  • Added: Jun 28, 2022
  • Length: 03:00
  • Purchases: 1
Caption: Charlee Rios, Jennifer Hidrogo, and LilyRose Hidrogo-Booth at their StoryCorps interview in Austin, TX on March 13th, 2022. , Credit: StoryCorps.
Jennifer Hidrogo talks with her children about their family’s journey, and the promise she made to her neighbor.

Bought by WYAP


  • Added: Jun 13, 2022
  • Length: 02:32
  • Purchases: 1
Caption: Dezmond Floyd and his mother Tanai Bernard-Turner at their StoryCorps interview in Houston, Texas on June 4th, 2022., Credit: Danny Reeves for StoryCorps
Dezmond Floyd speaks with his mother Tanai Benard-Turner about the effect of active shooter drills and mass shootings in schools, following the eve...

Bought by KBCS 91.3 FM Community Radio


  • Added: Jun 13, 2022
  • Length: 02:28
  • Purchases: 1
Caption: Paula Reed and Mandy Cooke at StoryCorps in Denver, CO., Credit: Kevin Oliver for StoryCorps.
Mandy Cooke tells Paula Reed about her enduring trauma from the 1999 Columbine High School shooting, which both women survived.

Bought by WYAP


  • Added: Jun 10, 2022
  • Length: 02:20
  • Purchases: 1
Caption: Gena Gear and Ryan Walz at their StoryCorps interview in Minneapolis, MN, on May 5, 2022.
Gena Gear and her son, Ryan Walz, remember Army Sergeant First Class Jodi Walz, a Desert Storm veteran who served as a trumpet player in the United...

  • Added: Jun 03, 2022
  • Length: 03:02
Caption: Betty Thompson on April 14th, 2016, in front of the Jackson Women’s Health Organization, in Jackson, Mississippi., Credit: Photo by Natalia Fidelholtz for StoryCorps.
Ms. Betty Thompson talks about her work at the last remaining abortion clinic in Mississippi, and what led her there.

  • Added: May 24, 2022
  • Length: 02:47
Caption: Hajime Issan Koyama at his StoryCorps interview in New York City on July 17, 2015. By Mitra Bonshahi for StoryCorps., Credit: Mitra Bonshahi for StoryCorps.
Hajime Issan Koyama tells his husband, Paul Boos, about the childhood memories that shaped his understanding of death and grief.

  • Added: Jun 13, 2022
  • Length: 02:58