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Caption: Janyce Hill, Credit: Lacy Jane Roberts
Janyce Hill is a gamer. Not video games, but tabletop role-playing games – just think Dungeons and Dragons. Since 1981, she’s been a game master, t...

  • Added: May 03, 2016
  • Length: 04:18
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Enrolling in college at 40 to study art, Sharon Long had no idea an anthropology class would put her on a path to a career as a forensic artist.

  • Added: Apr 29, 2016
  • Length: 02:20
Caption: Lorene Scafaria & Susan Sarandon, San Francisco, CA  4/11/16, Credit: Andrea Chase
Susan Sarandon and Lorene Scafaria talk giving, taking, and scoring good eggs.

  • Added: Apr 25, 2016
  • Length: 16:25
Caption: Beth Harrington, San Francisco, CA, 4/19/16, Credit: Andrea Chase
Beth Harrington talks strong women, powerful music, and Johnny Cash descending from heaven.

  • Added: Apr 22, 2016
  • Length: 23:55
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Christina Lee should have been having the time of her life. Instead, she was stressed and lonely. Until she decided to run away from the rat race…a...

  • Added: Apr 20, 2016
  • Length: 17:37
Caption: A Tobacco Card from 1887, Credit: JOSEPH MAKKOS / NOLA DNA
TriPod: New Orleans at 300 returns with a profile of Eliza Jane Nicholson, a small town poet who became the first woman publisher of a major metrop...

  • Added: Apr 19, 2016
  • Length: 10:24
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Barb Abelhauser explains how she quit an office job she hated and became a bridgetender, beginning a career she quickly fell in love with.

Bought by Blue Mountain Radio


  • Added: Apr 15, 2016
  • Length: 02:13
  • Purchases: 1
Caption: Triptych photo illustration, Credit: Doug Dobey.
For the longest while I would think of my mother as a husk like the shell left behind by a cicada, all the internal meat gone, just a crisp skin re...

  • Added: Apr 15, 2016
  • Length: 27:38
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Anougue France, a 28-year lady, diligently combs a protected area encouraging people to be friends with gorillas. Her life's mission is to protect...

  • Added: Apr 12, 2016
  • Length: 03:50
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Jazz musician Esperanza Spalding took up the violin at age five, was a concertmaster at fifteen and graduated from the Berklee School of Music at a...

  • Added: Apr 08, 2016
  • Length: 06:51
Caption: A Dangerous Things kit, Credit: Alison Bruzek
Hacking your hearing aid to implanting NFC tags into your hands -- we are now in the age of DIY Bio. We dive into the growing underworld of body mo...

  • Added: Apr 07, 2016
  • Length: 18:22
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Kenyan businesswoman Nasra Ali wants Nigerians to start appreciating locally grown coffee. She is working with cooperatives in the eastern part of ...

  • Added: Apr 06, 2016
  • Length: 02:56
Caption: Ralph and Katy Panek were able to have children thanks to a donated ovary from Katy’s twin sister Carol Enoch., Credit: Courtesy of Carol Enoch
Thirty-six-year-old twins Carol Enoch and Katy Panek are physically identical in every way but one: Katy was born without ovaries. She never menstr...

Bought by PRX Remix and KUER


  • Added: Apr 05, 2016
  • Length: 10:29
  • Purchases: 2
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Segment 1: Cynthia Bulik/eating disorders Segment 2&3: Steve Sox/volunteer Segment 4: Judy Harris/lawyer Segment 5: Liisa Kyle/turning 50 Segment ...

  • Added: Apr 02, 2016
  • Length: 54:00
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UT Austin biologist Rebecca Young traces the genes behind monogamous behavior using Wrangler data-intensive supercomputer.

  • Added: Apr 01, 2016
  • Length: 08:10
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A 12-year-old girl in blue jeans probably isn’t the first thing you picture when you hear the word paleontologist. But in 1979, young India Wood di...

  • Added: Mar 31, 2016
  • Length: 58:59
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A Kenyan woman started an online platform called Red Ant Directory is linking craftsmen offering traditional skills and services to prospective cli...

  • Added: Mar 30, 2016
  • Length: 03:02
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Jobs like truck driving or garbage collecting used to exclusively go to men, because women were deemed too delicate for the tasks. But that has cha...

  • Added: Mar 30, 2016
  • Length: 02:49
Caption: Diane Jarvi, Credit: Nick Lethert
She’s an artist of many talents, and she keeps embracing more and more. Diane Jarvi is touched by Finnish, American and other world cultures, and s...

  • Added: Mar 28, 2016
  • Length: 09:19
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Segment 1: Hal Needham/stuntman Segment 2&3: Alexandra Horowitz/On Looking Segment 4: Bob Vetere/Wags to Riches Segment 5: Jeffrey Nash/reinvent...

  • Added: Mar 27, 2016
  • Length: 54:00
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This story explores Michelle Obama's early life, expectations surrounding her ascendency as First Lady, and the impact she will leave on the office...

Bought by WAMC, KUOW, KBCS 91.3 FM Community Radio, and PRX Remix


  • Added: Mar 21, 2016
  • Length: 06:33
  • Purchases: 4
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In 1979, Tanya James went to work in the West Virginia coal mines. She came to StoryCorps to share her experiences from those early days.

Bought by KIDE Hoopa Tribal Radio 91.3fm and Blue Mountain Radio


  • Added: Mar 18, 2016
  • Length: 02:27
  • Purchases: 2
Caption: Melissa Rauch, San Francisco, CA  3/5/16, Credit: Andrea Chase
Melissa Rauch talks voices, pommel horses, and the pressure to be likable.

  • Added: Mar 18, 2016
  • Length: 18:53
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Viviane Peled has her sights set on becoming a female ships captain on the Congo River. She's studying at the shipping school in Kinshasa and once ...

Bought by WAMC


  • Added: Mar 12, 2016
  • Length: 02:53
  • Purchases: 1
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Segment 1: Matt Thornhill/boomer marketing Segment 2&3: Gwen Rosener and Linda Murphy/women's employment Segment 4: Henry Alford/manners Segment 5:...

  • Added: Mar 12, 2016
  • Length: 54:00