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The heart of StoryCorps is the conversation between two people who are important to each other: a son asking his mother about her childhood, an immigrant telling his friend about coming to America, or a couple reminiscing on their 50th wedding anniversary.

By helping people to connect, and to talk about the questions that matter, the StoryCorps experience is powerful and sometimes even life-changing.


PRX has a huge library of StoryCorps stories, listed below in playlists by topic or in a full list on the StoryCorps profile.

StoryCorps pieces are all under a few minutes long, making them great for dropping into Morning Edition, getting the conversation started on a talk show, or pairing with a holiday special.

Questions about StoryCorps? Contact Chanda Khatso at StoryCorps. Questions about using PRX? Get in touch with a real person at our help desk.



Work

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We all spend 8 hours a day at it: hear stories from and about work, unusual jobs, and loving what you do.

Witness

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Yes, they were there for that. They saw it, heard it, and in these pieces they tell you all about it.

Wisdom

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From poetic turns of phrase to plain-spoken truths, there are little gems of wisdom in each one of these stories.

Struggle

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These are not easy. Stories about dealing with the harder decisions in life.

September 11th

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Stories from those affected by the terrorist attacks of 9/11.

Romance

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You can't help falling in love right along with the people in these stories. Romantic in the truest sense of the word.

Identity

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How do you identify? Stories dealing with the complicated reality that is identity.

Hurricane Katrina

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Stories from the Gulf Coast about Hurricane Katrina and its aftermath.

Historias

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StoryCorps' collection of Latino stories from all across the country.

Growing Up

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Stories about dealing with growing pains, no matter how old you are.

Griot

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StoryCorps' collection of African American stories from all across the country.

Friendship

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Stories about the importance of friendship — in any relationship.

Discovery

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Tales about that moment when something clicks.

Angels & Mentors

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Stories about those people who really matter in our lives.