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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
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On this week's Shelf Discovery, Kristin joins a young woman on the rocky road to recovery in author Colleen Hoover's It Ends with Us.

Bought by KKRN, WMUU-LP, and WLPR


  • Added: Sep 06, 2016
  • Length: 03:00
  • Purchases: 3
Caption: Reunion
This is a story for my son, whose birth was supposed to be completely normal. It was anything but. And then they separated us. (Produced for the KC...

  • Added: Aug 31, 2016
  • Length: 04:04
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On this week's Discovery, Kristin follows a single mom through New York City in How to Be a Grown-Up by Emma McLaughlin and Nicola Kraus.

Bought by KKRN, WTIP, and WMUU-LP


  • Added: Aug 30, 2016
  • Length: 03:00
  • Purchases: 3
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Chris Ladd was raised as a fundamentalist Christian in East Texas, believing he possessed the secret to how everything in the universe worked. A br...

  • Added: Aug 28, 2016
  • Length: 34:45
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Slothfully inclined and vanity deficient? Less is more ... dress better!

  • Added: Aug 18, 2016
  • Length: 09:10
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In this episode on the meandering path of careers we look at the ways in which one job and juncture leads us to another and the role that faith tra...

  • Added: Aug 12, 2016
  • Length: 29:35
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Savannah Phelan, 8, talks with her mother, Kellie, about how she felt after learning that her mother was in jail on Rikers Island at the time of he...

Bought by WEZU


  • Added: Aug 08, 2016
  • Length: 02:38
  • Purchases: 1
Caption: Vanessa Silva-Welch (left) and Arnaldo Silva (right)
Arnaldo Silva and his daughter, Vanessa, have battled breast cancer together. At StoryCorps they discuss their past and current fights with the dis...

Bought by WEZU


  • Added: Aug 01, 2016
  • Length: 02:11
  • Purchases: 1
Caption: Sian Heder, San Francisco, CA 7/27/16, Credit: Andrea Chase
Sian Heder talks baby whispering, the guilt of a pedicure, and being in director mode in the delivery room.

  • Added: Jul 29, 2016
  • Length: 09:52
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On the latest Reel Discovery, Kristin enjoys a girls' night out with Bad Moms.

Bought by KKRN, Harford Community Radio, and KSRQ


  • Added: Jul 28, 2016
  • Length: 03:00
  • Purchases: 3
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"When I have my skates on, I'm awake and I'm alive. I don't have to take drugs." Where@bouts, the podcast that remixes the world, is back with a s...

Bought by PRX Remix


  • Added: Jul 20, 2016
  • Length: 11:48
  • Purchases: 1
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Previously on CC, we brought you Part One of “How Teaching at a Tribal College Changed My Life—Or at Least My Teaching” with Winona State Universit...

  • Added: Jul 20, 2016
  • Length: 27:05
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On this episode of CC, we bring you “How Teaching at a Tribal College Changed My Life—Or at Least My Teaching” with Winona State University Profess...

  • Added: Jul 20, 2016
  • Length: 50:24
Caption: Alicia de Larrocha
This week on The Spanish Hour we remember Alicia de Larrocha through her renowned recordings, and through performances and testimonials from a memo...

Bought by KTXK, KVNO, KMUN, KWAX, WQCS and more


  • Added: Jul 19, 2016
  • Length: 58:30
  • Purchases: 10
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The Triangle Seagals, WAVES national unit #144 is a North Carolina based women’s organization for active, former active, retired, and reservists. F...

  • Added: Jul 17, 2016
  • Length: 36:27
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Cassie Pruyn reads her poem "Flaneur on Royal Street" on the corner of Ursulines and Royal in the French Quarter.

  • Added: Jul 12, 2016
  • Length: 03:12
Caption: Nicole Engeman (left) with her mom, Donna Engeman (right)
Donna Engeman shares stories about her husband, Army Chief Warrant Officer John Engeman, who was killed 10 years ago while deployed in Iraq.

  • Added: Jul 11, 2016
  • Length: 02:06
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Diana Aketch, a Kenyan beautician in Nairobi is handing out free wigs to cancer patients who are losing their hair due to chemotherapy. Her goal is...

Bought by WMUU-LP


  • Added: Jul 11, 2016
  • Length: 03:10
  • Purchases: 1
Caption: Jamison and Yuvette at the BART Station going to Disney on Ice, Credit: Photo provided by Jamison Robinson
Jamison Robinson, Yuvette Henderson’s brother, talks about the difference it makes when a community comes together to demand justice after the poli...

Bought by WXDU and WRIR


  • Added: Jun 30, 2016
  • Length: 29:00
  • Purchases: 2