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StoryCorps’ mission is to preserve and share humanity’s stories in order to build connections between people and create a more just and compassionate world.


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522 Pieces

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


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Just as his music career was heating up, Decio Rubano discovered he was not a U.S. citizen and was deported to Canada as a young man. He came to St...

  • Added: Nov 15, 2022
  • Length: 02:15
Caption: Diane Evans and Edie Meeks at the Vietnam Women’s Memorial in Washington, D.C., Credit: Courtesy of Diane Evans
Diane Evans and Edie Meeks were nurses at the height of the Vietnam War in 1969, and they remember serving next to the front lines--and their decad...

  • Added: Nov 08, 2022
  • Length: 03:25
Caption: Milt and Etta Ehrlich on their wedding anniversary in Prince Edward Island, Canada in August. 1985., Credit: Photo courtesy of the Ehrlich family.
Milt Ehrlich remembers his wife, Etta Ehrlich, and their story of eternal love.

  • Added: Nov 08, 2022
  • Length: 01:48
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Half siblings Linda Mae Lawelawe and Doug Carillo talk about how their lives were shaped by Kalaupapa--America’s largest leprosy colony.

Bought by WYAP

  • Added: Nov 01, 2022
  • Length: 02:06
  • Purchases: 1
Caption: Basma Alawee and Dana Aljubouri at their StoryCorps interview in Jacksonville, Florida on October 7, 2022., Credit: Andrew Avitabile/StoryCorps.
At 14, Dana Aljubouri wants to start covering her hair. She came to StoryCorps with her mom, Basma Alawee, to ask her advice about this deeply per...

  • Added: Oct 25, 2022
  • Length: 01:45
Caption: Michael McConnell (left) and Jack Baker (right) with their wedding cake, featuring a two-groom topper, in Minneapolis, Minn. on September 3, 1971., Credit: Paul Hagen
Jack Baker and Michael McConnell got married in 1971, decades before same-sex marriage was legalized in the United States. They came to StoryCorps ...

  • Added: Oct 25, 2022
  • Length: 02:32
Caption: Sacheen Littlefeather at her StoryCorps interview in Novato, California on October 2, 2019., Credit: By Rochelle Kwan for StoryCorps
At the 1973 Academy Awards, actor and activist Sacheen Littlefeather spoke out against the mistreatment of Native Americans on and off the big scre...

  • Added: Oct 11, 2022
  • Length: 02:48
Caption: Helen and Matthew Perry after Helen’s promotion to Captain in July of 2015, at the Brooke Army Medical Center. , Credit: Courtesy of Helen Perry
Capt. Helen Perry talks with her husband, Sgt. Matthew Perry, about their enduring love, and the impacts of Matthew’s memory loss.

  • Added: Oct 04, 2022
  • Length: 02:56
Caption: Chief Albert Naquin and Démé Naquin Jr. at their StoryCorps interview in Montegut, Louisiana on September 17, 2022., Credit: By Zanna McKay for StoryCorps
As stronger and more frequent storms hit the Louisiana coastline due to climate change, members of the Jean Charles Choctaw Nation have been forced...

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  • Added: Sep 27, 2022
  • Length: 02:50
  • Purchases: 1
Caption: Faygele ben Miriam at his last Seder before his death in 2000., Credit: Courtesy of the University of Washington Library, Geoff Manasse special collection.
Patrick Haggerty and his friend, Ronni Gilboa, remember their friend, Faygele ben Miriam, a gay rights trailblazer who fought against workplace dis...

Bought by KZMU Moab Community Radio

  • Added: Sep 22, 2022
  • Length: 02:56
  • Purchases: 1