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

330 Pieces

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Josh Stepakoff talks to his father, Alan, about surviving a shooting at a Jewish day camp when he was six years old.

  • Added: Nov 08, 2018
  • Length: 02:13
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Twelve-year-old Kaysen Ford shares his most important moments with his mother, Jennifer Sumner.

  • Added: Nov 01, 2018
  • Length: 02:47
Caption: Melvin Pender (right) with his friend, Keith Sims, at their StoryCorps interview in Atlanta last month.
During the 1968 Mexico City Olympics, many black athletes were called to protest racial inequality. Not all were able to do so. That was the case f...

Bought by WEZU


  • Added: Oct 18, 2018
  • Length: 02:34
  • Purchases: 1
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Duane Topping served three tours in Iraq. Coming home, he suffered from Post-Traumatic Stress Disorder, but found comfort from an unexpected place.

Bought by WVBI-LP and WEZU


  • Added: Oct 11, 2018
  • Length: 02:13
  • Purchases: 2
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John Torres Jr. talks to his friend, Abraham Guzman, about his dad’s career as a wrestler, and his legacy in and outside of the ring.

Bought by WEZU and WVBI-LP


  • Added: Oct 11, 2018
  • Length: 02:28
  • Purchases: 2
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Two people on opposite ends of the political spectrum reflect on the moment that brought them together nearly two years ago: a protest just days af...

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  • Added: Oct 11, 2018
  • Length: 02:45
  • Purchases: 1
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Monique and Cody Walker remember what it was like to lose their home in a California wildfire.

Bought by WEZU and WVBI-LP


  • Added: Sep 27, 2018
  • Length: 02:32
  • Purchases: 2
Caption: Linda Kwong's (right) suicide attempt in 2012 took a toll on her relationship with her daughter, Emily. Linda and Emily talk for the first time about what happened that day in a conversation at StoryCorps in 2013., Credit: Anita Rao/StoryCorps
Linda Kwong and her daughter Emily talk for the first time about the day Linda attempted suicide and how it’s affected their relationship.

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  • Added: Sep 20, 2018
  • Length: 05:37
  • Purchases: 1
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In 2017, Heather Heyer was killed while protesting against a white nationalist rally in Charlottesville, Virginia. Her supervisor from the law offi...

  • Added: Sep 20, 2018
  • Length: 02:32
Caption: Rana Sodhi (L) and Harjit Sodhi hold a photograph of their late brother, Balbir Singh Sodhi, who was shot and killed at 52. Since his death, the brothers have been involved in educating others about Sikhism and the discrimination their community faces in , Credit: Mia Warren
Rana and Harjit Sodhi remember their brother, Balbir Singh Sodhi, who was killed in the very first hate crime after the September 11th attacks.

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  • Added: Sep 20, 2018
  • Length: 02:31
  • Purchases: 1
Caption: Spencer Katzman (left), Allan Fuks (Right)
Allan Fuks talks with former classmate Spencer Katzman about what it was like growing up with a name that looked like the mother of all curse words.

Bought by Enchantment Radio and WVBI-LP


  • Added: Jun 11, 2018
  • Length: 02:44
  • Purchases: 2
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For nearly a decade, Adele Levine and Etaine Raphael worked side by side to ensure soldiers returning from Iraq and Afghanistan would be able to na...

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  • Added: May 30, 2018
  • Length: 02:32
  • Purchases: 3
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Cathy Sprigg remembers her son, Army Specialist Robert Joseph Allen, who committed suicide while serving in the military.

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  • Added: May 29, 2018
  • Length: 02:51
  • Purchases: 2
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Ginnie Peters remembers her husband, Matt Peters, who committed suicide in May of 2011 after farming for more than 35 years. She spoke with Trent A...

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  • Added: May 23, 2018
  • Length: 03:23
  • Purchases: 2
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Kittie Weston-Knauer is the oldest female BMX bicycle racer in the United States. It was her son Max who introduced her to the sport more than 30 y...

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  • Added: May 17, 2018
  • Length: 02:17
  • Purchases: 2
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Tracia and Patrick Kraemer met and fell in love at a resort just outside of New Orleans. The big difference in this love story? They met naked...at...

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  • Added: May 17, 2018
  • Length: 02:11
  • Purchases: 1
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Charisse Spencer tells her teenage son Myles what it was like integrating her elementary school in Norfolk, Virginia in the 1960s.

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  • Added: May 17, 2018
  • Length: 02:41
  • Purchases: 1
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Ralph Gagliardo opens up to his teenage daughter, Abby, about why he was in and out of prison for much of her childhood.

Bought by Enchantment Radio


  • Added: Apr 26, 2018
  • Length: 02:12
  • Purchases: 1
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Roxanne Simmonds and her husband, Dennis, remember their son, police officer D.J. Simmonds, who died due to injuries he sustained confronting the B...

Bought by WVBI-LP and WEZU


  • Added: Apr 13, 2018
  • Length: 02:35
  • Purchases: 2
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Former Army intelligence collector Roman Coley Davis talks about a package he received while stationed in Afghanistan.

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  • Added: Apr 12, 2018
  • Length: 02:49
  • Purchases: 2