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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473 Pieces

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Caption: Johannah and Madzimoyo at their StoryCorps Recording on July 10th, 2010, in Fort Wayne, Indiana., Credit: Photo by Jorge Rios for StoryCorps.
Madzimoyo Owusu talks with her daughter, Johannah Owusu, about the memory of Madzimoyo’s grandmother.

  • Added: Nov 22, 2021
  • Length: 02:33
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Alexander Landau spoke with his friend, Nina Askew, about the support they’ve given each other after both experienced violent arrests from Colorado...

  • Added: Nov 15, 2021
  • Length: 02:51
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Lieutenant Colonel Abdul-Rasheed Muhammad talks to his wife, Saleemah Muhammad, about becoming the first Muslim chaplain in the U.S. Armed Forces, ...

  • Added: Nov 08, 2021
  • Length: 02:34
Caption: Miguel Encinias crouched beneath a F105 aircraft in 1967., Credit: Courtesy of the Encinias family
Isabel and Juan Pablo Encinias remember their father, Lt. Col. Miguel Encinias, a Hispanic combat pilot that served in the U.S. Air Force during Wo...

  • Added: Nov 08, 2021
  • Length: 02:15
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Siblings Fritzi and Bobby Huber remember the first time they celebrated Halloween and how their circus performing parents made it a night they neve...

  • Added: Nov 01, 2021
  • Length: 02:25
Caption: From left to right, Kelly Jeanne Grant, Jennifer Arnold, and Janet Saia in New York in 2016. Courtesy of Janet Saia.
Kelly Jeanne Grant and Janet Saia remember their friend, Jennifer Arnold, the costume dresser for Broadway’s longest running show, Phantom of the O...

  • Added: Oct 25, 2021
  • Length: 02:41
Caption: Grete Bergman and Sarah Whalen-Lunn at their StoryCorps interview in Anchorage, Alaska on August 14, 2018. , Credit: Camila Kerwin
Grete Bergman came to StoryCorps with her friend, Sarah Whalen, to talk about their experiences giving and receiving traditional Native markings.

  • Added: Oct 18, 2021
  • Length: 02:06
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Gina Olaya and Kellen Quinton remember their family member, Wilma Mankiller, and talk about how she made history when she became the first woman Ch...

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  • Added: Oct 12, 2021
  • Length: 02:29
  • Purchases: 1
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Lieutenant Commander La’Shanda Holmes talks to her mentor, Commander Jeanine Menze, about being the first two Black female pilots in the United Sta...

  • Added: Oct 04, 2021
  • Length: 02:25
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Mary Clark came to StoryCorps with her friend, Ron Gibson, to talk about the complicated history of their relationship, and where they are now.

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  • Added: Oct 04, 2021
  • Length: 02:48
  • Purchases: 1
Caption: Myeshia Oates and Derek Bart at their StoryCorps interview in Santa Clarita, CA on August 23, 2021.
Nearly 30 years after surviving a house fire as a kid, Myeshia Oates reunites with the Los Angeles County firefighter who saved her life, Derek Bart.

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  • Added: Sep 27, 2021
  • Length: 03:17
  • Purchases: 1
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Anderson and Karen Lawson remember their father, engineer, Gerald Lawson and how his pioneering spirit influenced their childhood in 1970’s Silicon...

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  • Added: Sep 22, 2021
  • Length: 02:42
  • Purchases: 1
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For the 20th anniversary of 9/11, Former Marine Sergeant Jason Thomas opens up to his youngest son, Jason Christian Thomas, about the search and re...

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  • Added: Sep 15, 2021
  • Length: 03:26
  • Purchases: 1
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Ronnie and Richie Palazzolo were identical twins who did everything together, including working at the World Trade Center. They were both there on ...

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  • Added: Sep 15, 2021
  • Length: 02:59
  • Purchases: 1
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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