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


Caption: Jan Vigiano and John Vigiano Sr.
Retired New York City firefighter John Vigiano Sr. remembers his sons, John Jr., a firefighter, and Joe, a policeman, who both died at the World Tr...

  • Added: Sep 12, 2023
  • Length: 02:57
Caption: Glenn Turner and Christy Stewart at their StoryCorps interview in Atlanta, Georgia on April 5, 2016., Credit: Hillery Rink for StoryCorps.
Glenn Turner and Christy Stewart reflect on the many animals that have been a part of their family over the years.

  • Added: Aug 15, 2023
  • Length: 02:30
Caption: Anna Paloma Williams and Luz Kenyon at their StoryCorps interview in Columbus, GA on October 30, 2021, Credit: By Sarah Padgett for StoryCorps
Luz Kenyon tells her daughter, Anna Paloma Williams, about the unexpected start of their family and how she navigated raising mixed kids in America.

  • Added: Aug 14, 2023
  • Length: 03:11
Caption: Stephen Quandt at the Clean Futures Fund clinic in Slavutych, Ukraine--a city built for those evacuated after the nuclear power plant disaster--in June of 2019., Credit: Photo courtesy of Stephen Quandt
Stephen Quandt remembers a 2019 animal rescue trip to Ukraine and the site of the Chernobyl nuclear disaster.

  • Added: Jul 31, 2023
  • Length: 02:51
Caption: Chloe E.W. Levine and Carl Levine at their StoryCorps interview in New York City on May 5, 2023., Credit: By Julia Kirschenbaum for StoryCorps
Carl Levine and his daughter, Chloe E.W. Levine, look back on what contra dance has meant to their family.

  • Added: Jul 24, 2023
  • Length: 02:25
Caption: Larry Itliong speaks to the United Farm Workers, undated photograph, Credit: courtesy of Walter P. Reuther Library, Archives of Labor and Urban Affairs, Wayne State University
Johnny Itliong came to StoryCorps with his son Aleks to remember Larry Itliong, labor leader for the Delano Grape Strike of 1965.

  • Added: Jul 17, 2023
  • Length: 02:39
Caption: Jordan Perelle and Tom Badgett at their StoryCorps interview in Knoxville, Tennessee on October 11, 2010, Credit: By Virginia Lora for StoryCorps
Tom Badgett came to StoryCorps with his daughter, Jordan Perelle, to talk about growing up in small-town Tennessee, and his complex relationship wi...

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  • Added: Jul 10, 2023
  • Length: 03:11
  • Purchases: 1
Caption: Charlie Sampson and his son Daniel Sampson at their StoryCorps interview in Denver, Colorado on May 30, 2023. , Credit: By Tamekia Jackson for StoryCorps.
Growing up in LA’s Watts neighborhood, a visit to a traveling carnival introduced Charlie Sampson to life as a professional cowboy. In 1982 he beca...

  • Added: Jul 03, 2023
  • Length: 03:00
Caption: Jarie Bradley and Menaja Obinali at their first StoryCorps interview in Dallas, Texas on December 13, 2014., Credit: By Callie Thuma for StoryCorps.
Jarie Bradley reflects with her aunt, Menaja Obinali, on the lessons she’s learned in their decades-long friendship.

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  • Added: Jun 26, 2023
  • Length: 03:07
  • Purchases: 1
Caption: Gwen Timbimboo Davis at her StoryCorps interview in Brigham City, Utah on August 9, 2007., Credit:  By Rachel Falcone for StoryCorps.
Gwen Timbimboo Davis tells her daughter, Heather Timbimboo Jorgensen, about visiting the Shoshone Reservation as a kid, and remembers her grandmoth...

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  • Added: Jun 26, 2023
  • Length: 02:41
  • Purchases: 1