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.


530 Pieces

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Susan Moinester tells her daughter, Margot, about how her parents met during the liberation of the Theresienstadt concentration camp in 1945, and w...

  • Added: Jan 30, 2023
  • Length: 02:44
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Tom and JoAn Peters came to StoryCorps to talk about the ups and downs of their relationship, and a difficult decision they had to make.

  • Added: Jan 23, 2023
  • Length: 02:22
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Rev. Harry Blake came to StoryCorps to speak with his daughter Monica Mickle about how his experiences growing up the son of a sharecropper in Loui...

  • Added: Jan 17, 2023
  • Length: 02:44
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Jason Romero suffers from a rare eye condition that causes blindness, and for years he struggled with depression. He came to StoryCorps with his yo...

Bought by WYAP


  • Added: Jan 13, 2023
  • Length: 02:54
  • Purchases: 1
Caption: Martha High and Sandra Bears
Sandra Bears and Martha High remember singing together as The Jewels, before hitting the road with James Brown.

  • Added: Dec 20, 2022
  • Length: 02:40
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Avielle Richman was one of the children killed in the shooting at Sandy Hook Elementary School on December 14, 2012. She was six years old. Her par...

  • Added: Dec 13, 2022
  • Length: 02:59
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Sisters Didi Ndando and Egbe Monjimbo talk with Atiba Mbiwan, who honored the memory of their late brother Acha by taking on the family’s last name.

  • Added: Dec 06, 2022
  • Length: 02:47
Caption: Pak Yan (left) and Joe Chan (right) at Friendship Park in Richmond, CA soon after they reunited. The text on the rock reads ‘friendship’ in Chinese
Born in Hong Kong, Pak Yan and Joe Chan were inseparable as kids. But when Joe was in the 6th grade, his family moved to the U.S. The friends were ...

  • Added: Nov 29, 2022
  • Length: 02:51
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Just as his music career was heating up, Decio Rubano discovered he was not a U.S. citizen and was deported to Canada as a young man. He came to St...

  • Added: Nov 15, 2022
  • Length: 02:15
Caption: Diane Evans and Edie Meeks at the Vietnam Women’s Memorial in Washington, D.C., Credit: Courtesy of Diane Evans
Diane Evans and Edie Meeks were nurses at the height of the Vietnam War in 1969, and they remember serving next to the front lines--and their decad...

  • Added: Nov 08, 2022
  • Length: 03:25
Caption: Milt and Etta Ehrlich on their wedding anniversary in Prince Edward Island, Canada in August. 1985., Credit: Photo courtesy of the Ehrlich family.
Milt Ehrlich remembers his wife, Etta Ehrlich, and their story of eternal love.

  • Added: Nov 08, 2022
  • Length: 01:48
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Half siblings Linda Mae Lawelawe and Doug Carillo talk about how their lives were shaped by Kalaupapa--America’s largest leprosy colony.

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  • Added: Nov 01, 2022
  • Length: 02:06
  • Purchases: 1
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...

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  • Added: Sep 27, 2022
  • Length: 02:50
  • Purchases: 1
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...

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  • 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.

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  • 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.

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  • 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