StoryCorps

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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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579 Pieces

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


Pieces

Caption:  Julianne Larsen and Mar Fenix Nauta at their StoryCorps interview in Logan, Utah on May 3, 2023., Credit: By Delilah Righter for StoryCorps.
Julianne Larsen and Mar Fenix Nauta remember the start of their romantic relationship, and how they’ve lifted each other up through the highs and l...

  • Added: Jun 22, 2023
  • Length: 03:00
Caption: Larry Candelaria and Connie Candelaria
Army Lieutenant Colonel Larry Candelaria was deployed to Vietnam in 1970. He came to StoryCorps to reflect on his service in the Casualty Branch o...

Bought by Allegheny Mountain Radio


  • Added: Jun 22, 2023
  • Length: 02:17
  • Purchases: 1
Caption: Angelina McCall after graduating from nursing school in the spring of 2020. , Credit: Photo courtesy the participants
After Angelina McCall left her job at a Tucson ER, she wondered if she was cut out for nursing. Then a volunteer position on the US-Mexico border h...

Bought by KBCS 91.3 FM Community Radio


  • Added: May 23, 2023
  • Length: 02:27
  • Purchases: 1
Caption: Heidi Koss and Elora Koss-Nobel at their StoryCorps interview in Wenatchee, WA on June 22, 2009., Credit: By Whitney Henry-Lester for StoryCorps.
Heidi Koss tells her daughter, Elora, about her first years as a new mom and her experience with postpartum depression.

Bought by Allegheny Mountain Radio and WYAP


  • Added: May 16, 2023
  • Length: 02:49
  • Purchases: 2
Caption: Felipa Deleon Mousseau and Monique “Muffie” Mousseau at their StoryCorps interview in Rapid City, South Dakota on January 31, 2023, Credit:  By Savannah Winchester for StoryCorps.
Felipa Deleon Mousseau and Monique “Muffie” Mousseau came to StoryCorps to remember how they met, and their efforts to make a safe place for Two Sp...

Bought by KALW, KRVS, Allegheny Mountain Radio, and WYAP


  • Added: May 09, 2023
  • Length: 03:04
  • Purchases: 4
Caption: Jacob Tate and Carson Pursifull at the Kennedy Center in Washington, DC in December 2021., Credit: Photo by Sarandon Smith (Courtesy of the participants).
Navy Yeoman Jacob Tate tells his husband, Carson Pursifull, about joining the military as a gay man amidst Don’t Ask Don’t Tell, and the moment he ...

Bought by KALW and WYAP


  • Added: May 02, 2023
  • Length: 02:33
  • Purchases: 2
Caption:  Mason Best and Roseann Smith at their StoryCorps interview in Queens, New York on March 25, 2023, Credit:  By Julia Kirschenbaum for StoryCorps
Mason Best, age 12, came to StoryCorps with his mother Roseann Smith to reflect on their relationship and share some of his philosophies on life.

Bought by Allegheny Mountain Radio and WYAP


  • Added: May 02, 2023
  • Length: 02:36
  • Purchases: 2
Caption: Shirley Duhart and Dale Strasser at their StoryCorps in Atlanta, Georgia on January 17, 2023
Polio survivor Shirley Duhart tells her longtime friend and doctor, Dale Strasser, about why wearing stylish shoes has been so empowering.

Bought by Allegheny Mountain Radio


  • Added: Apr 25, 2023
  • Length: 03:02
  • Purchases: 1
Caption: Margaret Powell and Folashade Alao at their StoryCorps in Decatur, Georgia on January 31, 2023, Credit: Kevin Alarcon
Folashade Alao remembers when she presented a Bill of Rights to her mother, Margaret Powell, and how it shaped their relationship.

Bought by Allegheny Mountain Radio


  • Added: Apr 17, 2023
  • Length: 02:37
  • Purchases: 1
Caption: Melissa Brooks and Zack Stephney at the site of her rescue in December of 2009. , Credit: Photo courtesy of Zack Stephney.
Zack Stephney remembers saving Melissa Brooks from the unprecedented 2009 Atlanta flash flood.

Bought by KBCS 91.3 FM Community Radio and Allegheny Mountain Radio


  • Added: Apr 11, 2023
  • Length: 03:07
  • Purchases: 2