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Caption: Romario Vassell (left) and Guy Bryant (right)
Guy Bryant talks to his foster son, Romario Vassell, about what it means to be a foster parent to more than 50 kids.

  • Added: Oct 25, 2019
  • Length: 02:55
Caption: Ian Bennett and his mom, Connie Mehmel, at their StoryCorps interview in Wenatchee, WA on June 4, 2009., Credit: By Chaela Herridge-Meyer for StoryCorps.
Connie Mehmel speaks with her son, Ian Bennett, about their shared calling for fighting fires.

Bought by WHRV


  • Added: Sep 13, 2019
  • Length: 01:56
  • Purchases: 1
Caption: Tina Dietz and Patrick Conteh at StoryCorps in Bismarck, North Dakota., Credit: By Savannah Winchester for StoryCorps.
Tina Dietz speaks to her partner, Patrick Conteh, about seeking refuge at her great aunt Shirley’s farm in rural North Dakota.

  • Added: Jul 03, 2019
  • Length: 02:57
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On this episode of Culture Clique we talk to Ashley Potter at the Winona Humane Society & Dr. Emily at the Winona Veterinary Hospital on how to tak...

  • Added: Feb 28, 2019
  • Length: 22:15
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Sometimes inspiration and meaning can be found in the most ordinary places---like the kitchen.

  • Added: Jan 10, 2019
  • Length: 29:00
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A teacher in Austin has a very special relationship with her numerous pets.

  • Added: Dec 17, 2018
  • Length: 04:00
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This week we learn about making shakes from the fruit of a school garden, and making beer in the barrels of Kentucky bourbon

  • Added: Oct 12, 2018
  • Length: 29:00
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Is Spicebush Tea the best thing you've ever tasted, or does it taste like water? We'll ask fourth graders sampling wild edibles with an environment...

  • Added: Oct 26, 2017
  • Length: 29:00
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Barb Abelhauser explains how she quit an office job she hated and became a bridgetender, beginning a career she quickly fell in love with.

Bought by WEZU and Blue Mountain Radio


  • Added: Apr 15, 2016
  • Length: 02:13
  • Purchases: 2
Caption: Felted Sheep, Credit: Patty Lovegreen
It's Fiber Arts Week on Area Voices! Producer Alauna Yust took a felting class with fiber artist Patty Lovegreen, and a table full of budding artis...

  • Added: Feb 25, 2016
  • Length: 06:19
Caption: Chloe Longfellow
Chloe Longfellow came to StoryCorps to remember some of the life lessons she learned as a kid, while spending time in her grandmother’s kitchen.

Bought by WVBI-LP, KUFM - Montana Public Radio, Troy Public Radio, KIDE Hoopa Tribal Radio 91.3fm, Blue Mountain Radio and more


  • Added: Dec 11, 2015
  • Length: 02:22
  • Purchases: 8
Caption: Erik Booker (L) and Jenna Power (R)
Eighth grader Jenna Power talks with her seventh grade social studies teacher, Erik Booker, about his military service and his deployment to Iraq.

Bought by WEZU, WTJU, and Blue Mountain Radio


  • Added: Oct 20, 2015
  • Length: 02:36
  • Purchases: 3
Caption: Chassitty (L) and Noramay Cadena
Noramay Cadena, a mechanical engineer with several degrees from MIT, tells her teenage daughter, Chassitty Saldana, about the summer her parents to...

Bought by WMUU-LP, KIDE Hoopa Tribal Radio 91.3fm, WEZU, WTJU, and Blue Mountain Radio


  • Added: Sep 25, 2015
  • Length: 02:44
  • Purchases: 5
Caption: Herman (L) and John Heyn
Herman Heyn tells his nephew, John, about spending almost three decades as a street corner astronomer, giving passers-by the chance to look through...

Bought by WMUU-LP, WTJU, and Blue Mountain Radio


  • Added: Aug 28, 2015
  • Length: 02:39
  • Purchases: 3
Caption: Reporter Walter Stanton, Credit: Courtesy of KUOW
Gabby Saechao was in her first year of college when she heard those two dreaded words: “You’re pregnant.”

Bought by WAMC


  • Added: Aug 04, 2015
  • Length: 04:08
  • Purchases: 1
Caption: Patrick (L) and Michelle (R) Kreifels
Patrick Kreifels and his older sister, Michelle, discuss how their differences have brought them together.

  • Added: Jul 01, 2015
  • Length: 02:11
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Jasmine is a freshman in high school, and lately she's been fighting a lot with her mom. She wonders if being adopted makes it harder to get along.

  • Added: Jun 10, 2015
  • Length: 04:48
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Colleen Collins and her husband, Shaun Kaufman, talk about becoming private investigators

Bought by Canadian Broadcasting Corporation and WEZU


  • Added: Mar 12, 2013
  • Length: 02:12
  • Purchases: 2
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High School Junior Tessa wonders why having friends on Facebook doesn't lead to friends in real life. Is it because we're different people when we...

  • Added: Dec 30, 2012
  • Length: 02:50
Caption: Tessa and her Sister
When Tessa's big sister Sheila was bullied, it bothered Tessa a lot. She decided to interview her sister to find out what went wrong. It turned out...

  • Added: Jun 10, 2012
  • Length: 12:09
Caption: Sea Side Hall, Swan's Island, Maine, Credit: Swan's Island Memory Project
Of course ice cream is a treat at any time for anyone, but it was awfully difficult to stock in any island store in the 1930’s. Marguerite Staples...

  • Added: Sep 02, 2011
  • Length: 01:31
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Youth producers Anai Fuentes and Carla Roman describe the process of a traditional Mexican wedding, through interviews with their mothers. Produce...

Bought by KUT


  • Added: May 23, 2011
  • Length: 06:27
  • Purchases: 1
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What do you do when they tell you your child is in a persistive vegetative state, tell you to put her in a nursing home and go on with your life? Y...

  • Added: Mar 05, 2009
  • Length: 04:30
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Sound artist Nancy Scott's ears are tuned to the sounds most of us overlook.

Bought by KFAI


  • Added: Dec 19, 2006
  • Length: 06:51
  • Purchases: 1
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At an herb tasting workshop in New York for people with visual disabilities, Indian chef Vikas Khanna tells of a life-changing accident that sharpe...

Bought by New Hampshire Public Radio


  • Added: Oct 19, 2005
  • Length: 04:21
  • Purchases: 1