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

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Molly and Nevada Barr remember their mother Mary Barr, a firefighting aviator who was the first woman to fly for the U.S. Forest Service.

Bought by Allegheny Mountain Radio and WYAP


  • Added: Aug 29, 2022
  • Length: 03:10
  • Purchases: 2
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Charlottesville resident, Lisa Woolfork, was in the crowd of counter-protesters at the “Unite the Right” rally in 2017. Five years later, she talke...

Bought by WYAP


  • Added: Aug 18, 2022
  • Length: 02:23
  • Purchases: 1
Caption: Ashley and Nicholas Cosme at their StoryCorps interview in Chicago, Illinois on July 27, 2022., Credit: Taken for StoryCorps
Ashley Cosme sits down with her husband, Nicholas, to talk about how they are keeping alive her father’s memory and his love of cars.

Bought by WYAP


  • Added: Aug 09, 2022
  • Length: 02:36
  • Purchases: 1
Caption: Loretta Berning at her StoryCorps interview in Mandeville, LA on May 11th, 2022., Credit: Katie Fernelius for StoryCorps
Loretta Berning’s father, Major Harold Martin, was an Air Force pilot during World War II. Loretta came to StoryCorps to remember her father and a ...

  • Added: Aug 09, 2022
  • Length: 02:50
Caption: Daily and Jami Miyamoto in Santa Monica, CA on July 26, 2022., Credit: Daily Miyamoto
Jami Miyamoto and her daughter, Daily, sat down at StoryCorps to talk about her adoption during the era of China’s “One Child" Policy.

Bought by WYAP


  • Added: Aug 01, 2022
  • Length: 02:59
  • Purchases: 1
Caption: Jeffrey Perri and Tony Perri on May 7th, 2022 at a family wedding., Credit: Jeffery Perri
Tony Perri speaks with his grandson, Jeffrey Perri, about being an older gay man and the closeness of their relationship.

Bought by WYAP


  • Added: Jul 26, 2022
  • Length: 02:04
  • Purchases: 1
Caption: Tom and Terry Sullivan at their StoryCorps interview in Centennial, CO on July 9, 2022., Credit: Annie Russell for StoryCorp
Tom and Terry Sullivan share how they honor their son Alex, one of twelve people a mass shooter killed in a packed movie theater in Aurora, Colorad...

Bought by WYAP


  • Added: Jul 18, 2022
  • Length: 02:05
  • Purchases: 1
Caption: Dr. Robert Carolla and Margaret Carolla at their StoryCorps interview in Springfield, Missouri., Credit: Sonia Kinkhabwala for StoryCorps
Dr. Robert Carolla remembers a small gesture from his brother’s doctor and the lasting impact it had on his career.

Bought by KWMU St. Louis and WYAP


  • Added: Jul 12, 2022
  • Length: 02:41
  • Purchases: 2
Caption: Dr. Thomas in his lab., Credit: Public Domain
Fred Gilliam and Jerry Harris remember their mentor, Dr. Vivien Thomas, a surgical researcher who developed groundbreaking medical techniques.

Bought by Allegheny Mountain Radio and WYAP


  • Added: Jul 05, 2022
  • Length: 02:20
  • Purchases: 2
Caption: Natalie and David Young at their StoryCorps interview in May of 2019. , Credit: Kevin Oliver for StoryCorps
Natalie and David Young remember abortion provider Dr. George Tiller, who was killed three years after they sought his help in Wichita, Kansas.

Bought by KBCS 91.3 FM Community Radio and WYAP


  • Added: Jun 28, 2022
  • Length: 03:00
  • Purchases: 2