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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.


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Tom and JoAn Peters came to StoryCorps to talk about the ups and downs of their relationship, and a difficult decision they had to make.

Bought by Allegheny Mountain Radio

  • Added: Jan 23, 2023
  • Length: 02:22
  • Purchases: 1
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Rev. Harry Blake came to StoryCorps to speak with his daughter Monica Mickle about how his experiences growing up the son of a sharecropper in Loui...

  • Added: Jan 17, 2023
  • Length: 02:44
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Jason Romero suffers from a rare eye condition that causes blindness, and for years he struggled with depression. He came to StoryCorps with his yo...

Bought by Allegheny Mountain Radio and WYAP

  • Added: Jan 13, 2023
  • Length: 02:54
  • Purchases: 2
Caption: Martha High and Sandra Bears
Sandra Bears and Martha High remember singing together as The Jewels, before hitting the road with James Brown.

Bought by Allegheny Mountain Radio

  • Added: Dec 20, 2022
  • Length: 02:40
  • Purchases: 1
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Avielle Richman was one of the children killed in the shooting at Sandy Hook Elementary School on December 14, 2012. She was six years old. Her par...

  • Added: Dec 13, 2022
  • Length: 02:59
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Sisters Didi Ndando and Egbe Monjimbo talk with Atiba Mbiwan, who honored the memory of their late brother Acha by taking on the family’s last name.

  • Added: Dec 06, 2022
  • Length: 02:47
Caption: Pak Yan (left) and Joe Chan (right) at Friendship Park in Richmond, CA soon after they reunited. The text on the rock reads ‘friendship’ in Chinese
Born in Hong Kong, Pak Yan and Joe Chan were inseparable as kids. But when Joe was in the 6th grade, his family moved to the U.S. The friends were ...

  • Added: Nov 29, 2022
  • Length: 02:51
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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