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She gave up her dream of being a Portuguese pop star to become a social worker. Now she finds that her day job has made her a better singer.

  • Added: Nov 30, 2016
  • Length: 04:45
Caption: The Reverend Jessie Smith, with two of St. Anne's guests, Joanna and Carla
The face of homelessness is changing, in ways that are not easily addressed by any one group or agency. More people have resorted to living in th...

  • Added: Nov 29, 2016
  • Length: 04:49
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A mother tells her daughter about growing up in California in the late 1960s, and the lesson learned after her mother gave her beloved bed away.

  • Added: Nov 29, 2016
  • Length: 01:49
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Yes, Britta Phillips was the original voice of Jem and the Holograms. That’s really fun to say. She dropped into the band Luna in the late 90s, mar...

Bought by WOUB, WLPR, and KRCB-FM "Radio 91"


  • Added: Nov 28, 2016
  • Length: 07:02
  • Purchases: 3
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On this week's Shelf Discovery, Kristin dines with the girls in Judith Keim's Fat Fridays.

Bought by GCR (Global Community Radio) and WMUU-LP


  • Added: Nov 22, 2016
  • Length: 03:00
  • Purchases: 2
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When Christine Ernst was diagnosed with cancer at the age of 34, she didn’t expect it would one day spark her own one-woman show. But, thanks to a ...

  • Added: Nov 21, 2016
  • Length: 04:34
Caption: Otto Bell, San Rafael, CA, 10/14/16, Credit: Andrea Chase
Otto Bell talks legacies, options, and bucking traditions.

  • Added: Nov 18, 2016
  • Length: 14:13
Caption: a page from the Codex Las Huelgas
Selections from the 13th-century collection of mediaeval masterpieces, sung by Anonymous 4. Candice Agree hosts.

Bought by WXXI, KMUN, KWAX, KVNO, and KPIP-LP


  • Added: Nov 16, 2016
  • Length: 58:30
  • Purchases: 5
Caption: Melissa Austria, Founder of GotStyle
Toronto retailer Melissa Austria has created thriving menswear stores that appeal to guys who hate to shop but want to look good.

  • Added: Nov 10, 2016
  • Length: 11:44
Caption: Jenn Stanley (left) and Peter Stanley (right)
A conservative father and his self-described liberal daughter try to put their political differences aside and listen to each other’s points of view.

  • Added: Nov 07, 2016
  • Length: 04:46
Caption: 8/9 Nagasaki Day Protest at Livermore Labs, Credit: photo by The Resource Center for Nonviolence rcnv.org via Twitter @RNCV1
Women Rising Radio presents Part Two of our miniseries on global activists fighting for a phase-out of nuclear weapons and energy. Part Two focus...

Bought by XRAY.fm


  • Added: Nov 02, 2016
  • Length: 29:00
  • Purchases: 1
Caption: Jasmine Pacheco (left) and Carmen Pacheco-Jones (right)
A mother talks to her daughter about what it was like to reconnect with her children after her years of drug and alcohol abuse tore their family ap...

  • Added: Oct 31, 2016
  • Length: 02:30
Caption: Tariq Sheikh (left) and Tabinda Sheikh (right)
Married for 25 years, Tabinda and Tariq were recent immigrants when they first met, and even without a common language, their love blossomed.

  • Added: Oct 24, 2016
  • Length: 02:23
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The Miracle Workers of Holton Elementary School are Christal Mark, Ricky Gay, Mary Pace, Robin Barber, Cheryll Hughes and Latonya Brown-Oliver. Wha...

  • Added: Oct 21, 2016
  • Length: 23:46
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A woman walks into a bar, asks 23 random strangers what advice they would give their 18 year old self, and every single person said the same thing.

  • Added: Oct 13, 2016
  • Length: 02:03
Caption: Connie Evingson, Credit: Travis Anderson
Connie Evingson is one of the leading jazz vocalists in Minnesota. And she’s presenting a show of great songs that figure prominently in the histor...

  • Added: Oct 11, 2016
  • Length: 05:00
Caption: Connie Evingson, Credit: Travis Anderson
She didn’t set out to do it this way, but along the way, jazz vocalist Connie Evingson realized she likes to sing songs that represent a theme, eit...

  • Added: Oct 11, 2016
  • Length: 10:36
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Nashua, NH Police Sergeant, Lakeisha Phelps is one of two black police officers on a force with 176 police officers, in one of New Hampshire’s most...

Bought by WAMC


  • Added: Oct 11, 2016
  • Length: 03:56
  • Purchases: 1
Caption: Idella Hansen (left) and Sandi Talbott (right)
Two big rig truckers with more than 9 million miles in the driver’s seat between them discuss friendship, adventures, and why they’ll never retire.

Bought by WOUB


  • Added: Sep 27, 2016
  • Length: 02:07
  • Purchases: 1
Caption: Maud Hixson, Credit: Olivia Wilcox
Judy Garland, the 20th century show-biz icon from Minnesota is one of Maud Hixson’s great inspirations as a singer. Maud has rounded up a group of ...

  • Added: Sep 22, 2016
  • Length: 05:01
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As an adult, Eileen was diagnosed with a learning disability. At StoryCorps, she remembers how she overcame the challenges she faced at work.

  • Added: Sep 19, 2016
  • Length: 02:38
Caption: Patty Peterson, Credit: Jennifer Bong
Patty Peterson is one of the bright lights on the Peterson jazz family tree. Her family inspired her to get involved in music. And what they taught...

  • Added: Sep 15, 2016
  • Length: 09:37
Caption: Talat Hamdani (left) and Armeen Hamdani (right)
Talat Hamdani remembers her son, a NYPD cadet who died at the World Trade Center on 9/11 and was wrongfully accused of having terrorist links.

  • Added: Sep 15, 2016
  • Length: 02:13
Caption: Patty Peterson, Credit: Jennifer Bong
Is the Jazz scene some kind of men’s club? No, and especially not in this day and age. So why not get some of the women long-time luminaries of the...

  • Added: Sep 14, 2016
  • Length: 05:00
Caption: Jenna Henderson (right) and Laurie Laychak (left)
Jenna Henderson came to StoryCorps to remember her husband, Army Sgt. First Class Chris Henderson, who was killed in Afghanistan in 2007.

Bought by WEZU


  • Added: Sep 08, 2016
  • Length: 02:32
  • Purchases: 1