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StoryCorps

Series produced by StoryCorps

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Every day at StoryCorps booths across the country, ordinary people share extraordinary stories with friends and loved ones.

Every day at StoryCorps booths across the country, ordinary people share extraordinary stories with friends and loved ones.


Additional Files

302 Pieces

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Gene Kendzior tells his daughter, Jennifer, about his father, who died working in a coal mine in 1967.

Bought by WEZU, WVBI-LP, and West Virginia Public Broadcasting


  • Added: Feb 14, 2018
  • Length: 02:08
  • Purchases: 3
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Military war veterans John Banvard (100) and Jerry Nadeau (72) live in a veterans home for seniors in Southern California. At StoryCorps, they talk...

Bought by WEZU


  • Added: Feb 13, 2018
  • Length: 02:00
  • Purchases: 1
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Lan Cao lived through some of the fiercest fighting of the Vietnam War before starting her life over in the United States. She tells her daughter w...

Bought by WEZU and WVBI-LP


  • Added: Feb 06, 2018
  • Length: 02:39
  • Purchases: 2
Caption: Sharon Brangman (Left) and Jenna Lester (Right)
Dr. Jenna Lester talks to her mother, Dr. Sharon Brangman, about growing up in a family of black women who have dedicated their lives to medicine.

Bought by WVBI-LP and WEZU


  • Added: Feb 01, 2018
  • Length: 02:20
  • Purchases: 2
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33-year-old April Gibson talks to her teenage son, Gregory Bess, about how she felt when he was born.

Bought by WEZU


  • Added: Jan 25, 2018
  • Length: 02:10
  • Purchases: 1
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Dion Diamond talks about the risks he took as a young civil rights activist in the 1950s and 60s.

Bought by WEZU


  • Added: Jan 25, 2018
  • Length: 02:25
  • Purchases: 1
Caption: Rickey Jackson (Left) and Eddie Vernon (Right)
Rickey Jackson, who was wrongfully convicted of murder and spent nearly four decades in prison for it, talks with Eddie Vernon, the man whose false...

  • Added: Jan 25, 2018
  • Length: 03:26
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Anna Freeman and her daughter, Brianna, discuss how bullies have impacted their lives.

Bought by WEZU and WVBI-LP


  • Added: Jan 25, 2018
  • Length: 02:21
  • Purchases: 2
Caption: Thompson Williams (Left) and Kiamichi-tet Williams (Right)
Thompson Williams tells his son Kiamichi-tet about a difficult decision he had to make at the holidays.

Bought by WEZU


  • Added: Jan 25, 2018
  • Length: 01:54
  • Purchases: 1
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Dr. William Lynn Weaver remembers one Christmas when he was 18 years old in Knoxville, Tennessee.

Bought by WEZU


  • Added: Jan 23, 2018
  • Length: 02:30
  • Purchases: 1
Caption: Wayne Lo (Left), Gregory Gibson (Right)
Greg Gibson speaks with Wayne Lo, the man who murdered his son, Galen, in a shooting at Simon's Rock college in 1992.

  • Added: Jan 23, 2018
  • Length: 03:49
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Robert Howard II talks with his mother, Roberta Vincent, about losing his father, an Army Sergeant killed in action during the Vietnam War.

Bought by WEZU, WVBI-LP, and WMUU-LP


  • Added: May 22, 2017
  • Length: 02:54
  • Purchases: 3
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Sarah Churchill tells her daughter Yomi Wrong -- who has a genetic disorder that causes her bones to break easily -- about the night Yomi was born.

Bought by Public Radio for All, WEZU, WVBI-LP, and WMUU-LP


  • Added: May 15, 2017
  • Length: 02:12
  • Purchases: 4
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Nine-year-old Isaiah Fredericks and his younger brother, Josiah, used their StoryCorps interview to ask their dad, Kevin, some hard-hitting questions.

Bought by Public Radio for All, Canadian Broadcasting Corporation, KZYX, WVBI-LP, WGUC and more


  • Added: May 08, 2017
  • Length: 02:17
  • Purchases: 6
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Michael Yandell tells his wife, Amy, about being exposed to sarin gas while serving in the U.S. Army as a bomb disposal technician in Iraq.

Bought by WVBI-LP


  • Added: May 01, 2017
  • Length: 03:00
  • Purchases: 1
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Calvin Burns and his teenage daughter, Stepheni Bellamy, visit StoryCorps to have a difficult conversation about rac

Bought by WVBI-LP, Public Radio for All, and WMUU-LP


  • Added: Apr 24, 2017
  • Length: 02:50
  • Purchases: 3
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Jane Vance and Lucinda Roy, who taught at Virginia Tech during the shooting that killed 32 people in 2007, talk about the aftermath.

Bought by WMUU-LP and WVBI-LP


  • Added: Apr 17, 2017
  • Length: 01:47
  • Purchases: 2
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Maryan Osman and her sister, Fatuma Abdullahi, are Somalis who came to the U.S. as refugees in 2014 and found a stable home with Annie and Randall ...

Bought by Public Radio for All, WGUC, KRZA, and WMUU-LP


  • Added: Apr 13, 2017
  • Length: 02:32
  • Purchases: 4
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Designer Manuel Cuevas crafted iconic outfits for Gram Parsons, Hank Williams and Johnny Cash. At StoryCorps, he tells his daughter Morelia about h...

Bought by Public Radio for All, WOUB, WGUC, and WMUU-LP


  • Added: Apr 03, 2017
  • Length: 02:30
  • Purchases: 4
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Joanne Nucho tells her husband, Jeff Ono, about her grandmother, Isabel, who was born in a refugee camp after her parents fled the Armenian Genocide.

Bought by Public Radio for All, WGUC, WEZU, and WMUU-LP


  • Added: Mar 27, 2017
  • Length: 02:11
  • Purchases: 4