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.

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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...

Bought by WYAP

  • 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.

Bought by WYAP

  • 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...

Bought by WYAP

  • 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
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Jesus and Suzanne Valle reflect on their decision to take in children from families struggling with opioid addiction.

  • Added: Dec 20, 2021
  • Length: 02:52
Caption: The Action Tours protest at the Macy’s 34th St Store in NYC on Nov 29, 1991., Credit: Meryl Levin
On Black Friday 1991, AIDS activists protested the department store's refusal to rehire a Santa who had HIV. The man who inspired the protest recon...

Bought by KALW and KBCS 91.3 FM Community Radio

  • Added: Dec 13, 2021
  • Length: 02:13
  • Purchases: 2
Caption: Carolyn DeFord poses with the Missing poster for her mother, Leona Kinsey, who went missing October 1999, at her StoryCorps interview on January 24, 2019 in Renton, WA., Credit: By Dupe Oyebolu for StoryCorps.
Carolyn DeFord shares how she carries her mother’s disappearance and the stories that give her comfort and hope in her healing journey.

  • Added: Dec 06, 2021
  • Length: 02:36
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After facing a difficult coming out, one couple changed a mother’s heart

Bought by KALW, KRVS, and WYAP

  • Added: Nov 29, 2021
  • Length: 02:30
  • Purchases: 3
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.

Bought by WYAP

  • Added: Nov 22, 2021
  • Length: 02:33
  • Purchases: 1
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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...

Bought by WYAP

  • Added: Nov 15, 2021
  • Length: 02:51
  • Purchases: 1
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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, ...

Bought by WYAP

  • Added: Nov 08, 2021
  • Length: 02:34
  • Purchases: 1
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...

Bought by WYAP

  • Added: Oct 12, 2021
  • Length: 02:29
  • Purchases: 1