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.


583 Pieces

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Caption: Kathy Lopez and Cesar Viveros at an altar he made in honor of his late wife, Ana Guissel Palma. October 21, 2023 at FDR Park in Philadelphia., Credit: By Kayla Lattimore for StoryCorps.
Cesar Viveros remembers his wife, Ana Guissel Palma—an artist who documented Día de los Muertos altars, with his niece, Kathy Lopez.

Bought by WYAP and KZMU Moab Community Radio


  • Added: Nov 06, 2023
  • Length: 02:54
  • Purchases: 2
Caption:  Donna Salemink and Melissa Salemink at their StoryCorps interview in Loveland, Colorado on September 19, 2023, Credit: Zanna McKay
Donna Salemink and her daughter, Melissa, remember how Donna’s life was altered forever after she was struck by lightning.

Bought by KZMU Moab Community Radio


  • Added: Oct 23, 2023
  • Length: 03:09
  • Purchases: 1
Caption: Shelby Rowe and Johnna James at their StoryCorps interview in Oklahoma City, OK. on July 13, 2023, Credit: By Julia Kirschenbaum for StoryCorps.
Shelby Rowe tells her friend, Johnna James, about surviving hardship and finding belonging in her Chickasaw roots.

Bought by KZMU Moab Community Radio


  • Added: Oct 19, 2023
  • Length: 02:49
  • Purchases: 1
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Mary Johnson-Roy first came to StoryCorps in 2011, to speak with Oshea Israel, the man who murdered her son. 12 years later, they share the latest ...

Bought by KZMU Moab Community Radio and WYAP


  • Added: Oct 13, 2023
  • Length: 11:50
  • Purchases: 2
Caption: Trey Phillips and Andre Thomas at their StoryCorps interview in New London, CT on January 21, 2018., Credit: By Aisha Turner for StoryCorps
Trey Phillips came to StoryCorps with his college roommate Andre Thomas to talk about their first year at school and the impact they had on each ot...

Bought by WYAP


  • Added: Oct 12, 2023
  • Length: 03:49
  • Purchases: 1
Caption: Daniel Moon in Seoul, Korea 1948
Sergeant Daniel Moon came to StoryCorps with his daughter Laura Moon to reflect on his memories of the Korean War.

Bought by WYAP


  • Added: Oct 06, 2023
  • Length: 02:43
  • Purchases: 1
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English language promo for The Great Thanksgiving Listen

Bought by KALW and WKNO


  • Added: Oct 01, 2023
  • Length: :55
  • Purchases: 2
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StoryCorps Spanish language promo for The Great Thanksgiving Listen

  • Added: Oct 01, 2023
  • Length: 01:00
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Spanish language promo for The Great Thanksgiving Listen

  • Added: Oct 01, 2023
  • Length: :28
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English language Promo for The Great Thanksgiving Listen

Bought by WKNO


  • Added: Oct 01, 2023
  • Length: :30
  • Purchases: 1
Caption: Lillie Cotlon and Burnell Cotlon in front of Burnell’s store, ‘Burnell’s Lower Ninth Ward Market’ in New Orleans, Louisiana on August 19, 2015., Credit: By Ian Spencer Cook for StoryCorps.
Eight years after their original StoryCorps interview, Burnell Cotlon reflects with his mother, Lillie Cotlon, about opening up a store in New Orle...

  • Added: Sep 25, 2023
  • Length: 06:09
Caption: Joseph Vigiano and John Vigiano Jr. with their father, John Vigiano Sr. circa 1994. Courtesy of Joseph Vigiano.
Retired firefighter John Vigiano, Sr. remembers both sons lost in the World Trade Center on 9/11 – John Vigiano, Jr,. also a firefighter, and Joe V...

  • Added: Sep 14, 2023
  • Length: 06:15
Caption: Debora Brakarz and Mike Wolmetz
Nearly two decades after Mike Wolmetz proposed to Debora Brakarz at the StoryCorps booth in Grand Central, they returned to share an update about t...

Bought by Allegheny Mountain Radio


  • Added: Sep 14, 2023
  • Length: 05:45
  • Purchases: 1
Caption: Jan Vigiano and John Vigiano Sr.
Retired New York City firefighter John Vigiano Sr. remembers his sons, John Jr., a firefighter, and Joe, a policeman, who both died at the World Tr...

  • Added: Sep 12, 2023
  • Length: 02:57
Caption: Glenn Turner and Christy Stewart at their StoryCorps interview in Atlanta, Georgia on April 5, 2016., Credit: Hillery Rink for StoryCorps.
Glenn Turner and Christy Stewart reflect on the many animals that have been a part of their family over the years.

  • Added: Aug 15, 2023
  • Length: 02:30
Caption: Anna Paloma Williams and Luz Kenyon at their StoryCorps interview in Columbus, GA on October 30, 2021, Credit: By Sarah Padgett for StoryCorps
Luz Kenyon tells her daughter, Anna Paloma Williams, about the unexpected start of their family and how she navigated raising mixed kids in America.

  • Added: Aug 14, 2023
  • Length: 03:11
Caption: Stephen Quandt at the Clean Futures Fund clinic in Slavutych, Ukraine--a city built for those evacuated after the nuclear power plant disaster--in June of 2019., Credit: Photo courtesy of Stephen Quandt
Stephen Quandt remembers a 2019 animal rescue trip to Ukraine and the site of the Chernobyl nuclear disaster.

  • Added: Jul 31, 2023
  • Length: 02:51
Caption: Angelina McCall after graduating from nursing school in the spring of 2020. , Credit: Photo courtesy the participants
After Angelina McCall left her job at a Tucson ER, she wondered if she was cut out for nursing. Then a volunteer position on the US-Mexico border h...

Bought by KBCS 91.3 FM Community Radio


  • Added: May 23, 2023
  • Length: 02:27
  • Purchases: 1
Caption: Heidi Koss and Elora Koss-Nobel at their StoryCorps interview in Wenatchee, WA on June 22, 2009., Credit: By Whitney Henry-Lester for StoryCorps.
Heidi Koss tells her daughter, Elora, about her first years as a new mom and her experience with postpartum depression.

Bought by Allegheny Mountain Radio and WYAP


  • Added: May 16, 2023
  • Length: 02:49
  • Purchases: 2
Caption: Felipa Deleon Mousseau and Monique “Muffie” Mousseau at their StoryCorps interview in Rapid City, South Dakota on January 31, 2023, Credit:  By Savannah Winchester for StoryCorps.
Felipa Deleon Mousseau and Monique “Muffie” Mousseau came to StoryCorps to remember how they met, and their efforts to make a safe place for Two Sp...

Bought by KALW, KRVS, Allegheny Mountain Radio, and WYAP


  • Added: May 09, 2023
  • Length: 03:04
  • Purchases: 4