StoryCorps

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

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


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504 Pieces

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Caption: Charlee Rios, Jennifer Hidrogo, and LilyRose Hidrogo-Booth at their StoryCorps interview in Austin, TX on March 13th, 2022. , Credit: StoryCorps.
Jennifer Hidrogo talks with her children about their family’s journey, and the promise she made to her neighbor.

  • Added: Jun 13, 2022
  • Length: 02:32
Caption: Dezmond Floyd and his mother Tanai Bernard-Turner at their StoryCorps interview in Houston, Texas on June 4th, 2022., Credit: Danny Reeves for StoryCorps
Dezmond Floyd speaks with his mother Tanai Benard-Turner about the effect of active shooter drills and mass shootings in schools, following the eve...

  • Added: Jun 13, 2022
  • Length: 02:28
Caption: Paula Reed and Mandy Cooke at StoryCorps in Denver, CO., Credit: Kevin Oliver for StoryCorps.
Mandy Cooke tells Paula Reed about her enduring trauma from the 1999 Columbine High School shooting, which both women survived.

Bought by WYAP


  • Added: Jun 10, 2022
  • Length: 02:20
  • Purchases: 1
Caption: Gena Gear and Ryan Walz at their StoryCorps interview in Minneapolis, MN, on May 5, 2022.
Gena Gear and her son, Ryan Walz, remember Army Sergeant First Class Jodi Walz, a Desert Storm veteran who served as a trumpet player in the United...

  • Added: Jun 03, 2022
  • Length: 03:02
Caption: Betty Thompson on April 14th, 2016, in front of the Jackson Women’s Health Organization, in Jackson, Mississippi., Credit: Photo by Natalia Fidelholtz for StoryCorps.
Ms. Betty Thompson talks about her work at the last remaining abortion clinic in Mississippi, and what led her there.

  • Added: May 24, 2022
  • Length: 02:47
Caption: Hajime Issan Koyama at his StoryCorps interview in New York City on July 17, 2015. By Mitra Bonshahi for StoryCorps., Credit: Mitra Bonshahi for StoryCorps.
Hajime Issan Koyama tells his husband, Paul Boos, about the childhood memories that shaped his understanding of death and grief.

  • Added: Jun 13, 2022
  • Length: 02:58
Caption: Hunny and Elliot Reiken at StoryCorps in New York City., Credit: StoryCorps
At StoryCorps, Hunny and Elliot Reiken remember when Hunny and her identical twin sister met Elliot and his twin brother, Danny, in the Catskills.

  • Added: Jun 13, 2022
  • Length: 02:17
Caption: Latasha Harlins as an early teen., Credit: Christina Rogers.
Christina Rogers and Vester Acoff sat down to remember the death of their sister, Latasha Harlins, whose killing over 30 years ago was one of the c...

Bought by WYAP


  • Added: May 04, 2022
  • Length: 02:20
  • Purchases: 1
Caption: Alan and Ron Amen at their StoryCorps interview in Dearborn, Michigan on August 10, 2012., Credit: Erin Dickey for StoryCorps.
Ron Amen speaks with his brother, Alan, about their bond, and how it persevered even after Ron was drafted in the Vietnam War.

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  • Added: Apr 27, 2022
  • Length: 03:03
  • Purchases: 1
Caption: Daniel Jacob and Rob Maiden at their StoryCorps interview in Dallas, TX in 2014., Credit: Liyna Anwar for StoryCorps.
Rob Maiden tells his friend and fellow Mavs ManiAACs performer, Daniel Jacob, about what led him to join their hip--hop dance group of self--procla...

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  • Added: Apr 26, 2022
  • Length: 02:43
  • Purchases: 1
Caption: D’Lorah Butts-Lucas, Harold Lucas, Jr. and Darryll Lucas at their StoryCorps interview in Daytona Beach, Florida on March 21, 2022., Credit:  Jarrod Sport for StoryCorps.
Harold Lucas, Jr. sits down with his daughter, D’Lorah Butts-Lucas, to remember seeing Jackie Robinson train to become the first Black player in M...

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  • Added: Apr 21, 2022
  • Length: 03:07
  • Purchases: 1
Caption: Lourdes Matamoros and Gianna Paniagua at their StoryCorps interview in Nashville, Tennessee on March 17, 2022., Credit: StoryCorps.
Gianna Paniagua sits down with her mom, Lourdes Matamoros, to talk about how her life has changed following her second heart transplant.

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  • Added: Apr 15, 2022
  • Length: 02:39
  • Purchases: 1
Caption: Monica Jordan and LaTonya Walker at their StoryCorps interview in Atlanta, Georgia on May 30th, 2021 for StoryCorps.
Cousins Monica Jordan and LaTonya Walker reflect on their strict upbringing and remember one afternoon when they decided to break the rules.

Bought by WYAP


  • Added: Apr 07, 2022
  • Length: 02:51
  • Purchases: 1
Caption: Halyna Hrushetsky and Oryna Hrushetsky-Schiffman at their StoryCorps interview in Chicago Illinois on September 4, 2014., Credit: By Andre Perez for StoryCorps.
Halyna Hrushetsky tells her daughter Oryna Hrushetsky-Schiffman about when she learned her Ukrainian parents had lived through the Holodomor famine.

Bought by WYAP


  • Added: Mar 01, 2022
  • Length: 02:14
  • Purchases: 1
Caption: Rodger Patience and Kirby Metoxen at their StoryCorps interview in Green Bay, Wisconsin on January 27, 2022. , Credit: Carl Romey for StoryCorps.
Kirby Metoxen and his priest Father Rodger Patience talk about the forced removal of Oneida children to the Carlisle Indian Industrial School and ...

  • Added: Mar 25, 2022
  • Length: 02:21
Caption: Suzi and Donna Wong at their StoryCorps interview in Atlanta on March 15, 2022., Credit: Hillery Rink for StoryCorps.
Sisters Suzi and Donna Wong remember growing up in the back of their parents’ laundry business in Hollywood, CA.

Bought by WYAP


  • Added: Mar 29, 2022
  • Length: 02:32
  • Purchases: 1
Caption: Richard and Angel Hoy in Seattle, WA on Feb. 22, 2022., Credit:  Courtesy of Richard Hoy.
U.S. Army veteran Richard Hoy tells his daughter, Angel, about serving as a medic during the Vietnam War.

Bought by KBCS 91.3 FM Community Radio


  • Added: Mar 15, 2022
  • Length: 02:55
  • Purchases: 1
Caption: Mark Carles and David Carles at their StoryCorps interview in New York City on November 6th, 2019., Credit: Mia Warren for StoryCorps.
Brothers Mark Carles and David Carles talk about how they’ve dealt with Mark’s cancer diagnosis at age 24.

  • Added: Mar 10, 2022
  • Length: 03:12
Caption:  Mary Othella Burnette and Debora Hamilton Palmer at their StoryCorps interview in Saint Clair Shores, MI, and Sparks, NV, on Feb. 6, 2022. , Credit: By StoryCorps
Mary Othella Burnette tells her daughter, Debora Hamilton Palmer, about “Granny Hayden,” a second-generation midwife in Black Appalachia.

  • Added: Feb 25, 2022
  • Length: 02:37
Caption: Neil Kramer and Sophia Lansky on February 9th, 2022 in Queens, New York. , Credit: Neil Kramer
Neil Kramer and his ex-wife, Sophia Lansky, talk about their unique quarantine experience together.

  • Added: Feb 18, 2022
  • Length: 02:46