StoryCorps

Series produced by 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.


Additional Files

497 Pieces

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Caption: Latasha Harlins as an early teen., Credit: Christina Rogers.
Christina Rogers and Vester Acoff sat down to remember the death of their sister, Latasha Harlins, whose killing over 30 years ago was one of the c...

  • Added: May 04, 2022
  • Length: 02:20
Caption: Alan and Ron Amen at their StoryCorps interview in Dearborn, Michigan on August 10, 2012., Credit: Erin Dickey for StoryCorps.
Ron Amen speaks with his brother, Alan, about their bond, and how it persevered even after Ron was drafted in the Vietnam War.

  • Added: Apr 27, 2022
  • Length: 03:03
Caption: Daniel Jacob and Rob Maiden at their StoryCorps interview in Dallas, TX in 2014., Credit: Liyna Anwar for StoryCorps.
Rob Maiden tells his friend and fellow Mavs ManiAACs performer, Daniel Jacob, about what led him to join their hip--hop dance group of self--procla...

Bought by WYAP


  • Added: Apr 26, 2022
  • Length: 02:43
  • Purchases: 1
Caption: D’Lorah Butts-Lucas, Harold Lucas, Jr. and Darryll Lucas at their StoryCorps interview in Daytona Beach, Florida on March 21, 2022., Credit:  Jarrod Sport for StoryCorps.
Harold Lucas, Jr. sits down with his daughter, D’Lorah Butts-Lucas, to remember seeing Jackie Robinson train to become the first Black player in M...

Bought by WYAP


  • Added: Apr 21, 2022
  • Length: 03:07
  • Purchases: 1
Caption: Lourdes Matamoros and Gianna Paniagua at their StoryCorps interview in Nashville, Tennessee on March 17, 2022., Credit: StoryCorps.
Gianna Paniagua sits down with her mom, Lourdes Matamoros, to talk about how her life has changed following her second heart transplant.

Bought by WYAP


  • Added: Apr 15, 2022
  • Length: 02:39
  • Purchases: 1
Caption: Monica Jordan and LaTonya Walker at their StoryCorps interview in Atlanta, Georgia on May 30th, 2021 for StoryCorps.
Cousins Monica Jordan and LaTonya Walker reflect on their strict upbringing and remember one afternoon when they decided to break the rules.

Bought by WYAP


  • Added: Apr 07, 2022
  • Length: 02:51
  • Purchases: 1
Caption: Halyna Hrushetsky and Oryna Hrushetsky-Schiffman at their StoryCorps interview in Chicago Illinois on September 4, 2014., Credit: By Andre Perez for StoryCorps.
Halyna Hrushetsky tells her daughter Oryna Hrushetsky-Schiffman about when she learned her Ukrainian parents had lived through the Holodomor famine.

Bought by WYAP


  • Added: Mar 01, 2022
  • Length: 02:14
  • Purchases: 1
Caption: Rodger Patience and Kirby Metoxen at their StoryCorps interview in Green Bay, Wisconsin on January 27, 2022. , Credit: Carl Romey for StoryCorps.
Kirby Metoxen and his priest Father Rodger Patience talk about the forced removal of Oneida children to the Carlisle Indian Industrial School and ...

  • Added: Mar 25, 2022
  • Length: 02:21
Caption: Suzi and Donna Wong at their StoryCorps interview in Atlanta on March 15, 2022., Credit: Hillery Rink for StoryCorps.
Sisters Suzi and Donna Wong remember growing up in the back of their parents’ laundry business in Hollywood, CA.

Bought by WYAP


  • Added: Mar 29, 2022
  • Length: 02:32
  • Purchases: 1
Caption: Richard and Angel Hoy in Seattle, WA on Feb. 22, 2022., Credit:  Courtesy of Richard Hoy.
U.S. Army veteran Richard Hoy tells his daughter, Angel, about serving as a medic during the Vietnam War.

  • Added: Mar 15, 2022
  • Length: 02:55
Caption: Mark Carles and David Carles at their StoryCorps interview in New York City on November 6th, 2019., Credit: Mia Warren for StoryCorps.
Brothers Mark Carles and David Carles talk about how they’ve dealt with Mark’s cancer diagnosis at age 24.

  • Added: Mar 10, 2022
  • Length: 03:12
Caption:  Mary Othella Burnette and Debora Hamilton Palmer at their StoryCorps interview in Saint Clair Shores, MI, and Sparks, NV, on Feb. 6, 2022. , Credit: By StoryCorps
Mary Othella Burnette tells her daughter, Debora Hamilton Palmer, about “Granny Hayden,” a second-generation midwife in Black Appalachia.

  • Added: Feb 25, 2022
  • Length: 02:37
Caption: Neil Kramer and Sophia Lansky on February 9th, 2022 in Queens, New York. , Credit: Neil Kramer
Neil Kramer and his ex-wife, Sophia Lansky, talk about their unique quarantine experience together.

  • Added: Feb 18, 2022
  • Length: 02:46
Caption: Vincent Mosemann and Kat Valentino at their StoryCorps interview in Oregon on January 26, 2019., Credit: Dupe Oyebolu for StoryCorps.
Vincent Mosemann and Kat Valentino reflect on their time living in their vehicles and what brought them together.

Bought by KBCS 91.3 FM Community Radio and WYAP


  • Added: Feb 08, 2022
  • Length: 02:31
  • Purchases: 2
Caption: Ghuan Featherstone and Jordan Humphreys at their StoryCorps interview in Los Angeles, California on December 15th, 2021., Credit: Maja Sazdic for StoryCorps
Ghuan Featherstone came to StoryCorps with his mentee Jordan Humphreys to talk about their shared love of horses and horseback riding.

Bought by WYAP


  • Added: Feb 01, 2022
  • Length: 02:43
  • Purchases: 1
Caption: Philip and Ruth Lazowski on their wedding day, in 1955. , Credit: Courtesy of the Lazowski family.
Rabbi Philip Lazowski tells his wife Ruth about the stranger who saved him from the Nazis as a young boy, and how this fateful encounter would mark...

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  • Added: Jan 25, 2022
  • Length: 02:59
  • Purchases: 1
Caption: United States Army veteran Maceo Snipes. He served in World War II, and was murdered shortly after returning home from service., Credit: Courtest of Raynita Snipes Johnson.
Raynita Snipes Johnson remembers her great-uncle, US Army veteran Maceo Snipes, a Black man lynched for voting in 1946.

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  • Added: Jan 18, 2022
  • Length: 02:23
  • Purchases: 1
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Luis Paulino and Angel Gonzalez talk about their shared experiences coming to the US from the Dominican Republic, and overcoming their challenges t...

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  • Added: Jan 11, 2022
  • Length: 02:37
  • Purchases: 1
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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