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StoryCorps: Melva and Tyler Hightower

From: StoryCorps
Series: StoryCorps
Length: 01:55

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Melva Hightower and her nephew Tyler interview each other.

Hightower_small Melva Hightower and her nephew, Tyler, came from Philadelphia to interview each other at the StoryCorps booth in New York City's Grand Central Terminal. Here, Tyler talks about life lessons and Melva tells him about the saddest event of her life.

Piece Description

Melva Hightower and her nephew, Tyler, came from Philadelphia to interview each other at the StoryCorps booth in New York City's Grand Central Terminal. Here, Tyler talks about life lessons and Melva tells him about the saddest event of her life.

Broadcast History

NPR's Morning Edition 6/24/05

Intro and Outro

INTRO:

Each Friday Morning Edition listens in StoryCorps, the oral history project that's touring the country. StoryCorps collects the stories of everyday people and archives them at the Library of Congress. Melva Hightower and her nephew Tyler live in Philadelphia. They interviewed each other in a StoryCorps booth in New York City.

OUTRO:

Melva Hightower speaking to her nephew Tyler. StoryCorps mobile booths are in Charleston, West Virginia and Minneapolis. To hear a piece from the most recent stop, and to find out when StoryCorps is coming to your town go to NPR dot org.

Related Website

http://storycorps.net/listen