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Father Noel Hickie was working as a hospital chaplain when he met Marcia Hilton, a bereavement counselor, at a hospital in Eugene, Oregon. For 25 y...

Bought by WEZU

  • Added: Aug 01, 2017
  • Length: 02:07
  • Purchases: 1
Caption: Tony Bees shows off his bee-themed tattoos. The scroll reads in Latin: “Go to the honeybee, thy poet, consider her ways and be wise.”
When bee season in New York City begins in early spring, that means retired police detective (and unofficial NYPD beekeeper) Anthony “Tony Bees” Pl...

Bought by WEZU

  • Added: Jun 29, 2017
  • Length: 01:56
  • Purchases: 1
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As an adult, Eileen was diagnosed with a learning disability. At StoryCorps, she remembers how she overcame the challenges she faced at work.

Bought by WGUC

  • Added: Sep 19, 2016
  • Length: 02:38
  • Purchases: 1
Caption: William Chambers and Ceceley Chambers
William’s mother is a chaplain providing spiritual support to seniors and hospice patients. At StoryCorps they discuss how her work affects them both.

  • Added: Sep 08, 2016
  • Length: 03:23
Caption: Joshua Gubitz (L) and Len Berk (R)
Len Berk talks to his friend, Joshua Gubitz, about becoming a salmon slicer after retiring from a 40 year career in accounting.

Bought by New Hampshire Public Radio

  • Added: Jun 30, 2015
  • Length: 02:46
  • Purchases: 1
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Gay Talese interviews Bob Walsh, one of the ironworkers who built the the Verrazano-Narrows Bridge,...

Bought by Blue Mountain Radio , WTJU, and PRX Remix

  • Added: Dec 16, 2014
  • Length: 03:30
  • Purchases: 3
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Storm Reyes tells her son, Jeremy Hagquist, about growing up in migrant farm worker camps during the early 1960s.

Bought by WMUU-LP, WEZU, WTJU, and KBCS 91.3 FM Community Radio

  • Added: Sep 05, 2014
  • Length: 04:01
  • Purchases: 4
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Dean Smith, who spent 40 years as a stunt double for Hollywood Westerns, talks with his wife, Debby, and son, Finis.

Bought by WEZU and KMUD

  • Added: Feb 28, 2014
  • Length: 01:51
  • Purchases: 2
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Elizabeth Olson and her colleagues at the Veterans Crisis Line, the only national suicide prevention hotline for service members, talk about helpin...

Bought by WMUU-LP, WEZU, and WRST-FM Oshkosh

  • Added: Sep 18, 2013
  • Length: 03:42
  • Purchases: 3
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Don Fidel, an immigrant to the United States, opened a staple restaurant in Chicago, but for his family, it was more than restaurant.

  • Added: May 09, 2013
  • Length: 16:26
Caption: Blake White, outside the Burdine Post Office in Letcher County, KY, Credit: Mimi Pickering
As the U.S. Postal Service faces financial crisis, Central Appalachia and much of rural America may be hard hit by pending closures of post offices...

  • Added: Feb 03, 2012
  • Length: 21:19
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John Klein remembers meeting the love of his life, Mary Ann Allen, with her daughter Bernice Flournoy.

Bought by Canadian Broadcasting Corporation, WEZU, and KUOW

  • Added: Oct 18, 2011
  • Length: 01:50
  • Purchases: 3
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We travel into the peculiar world of the Gluedobbers, a gun and model plane club in East Tulsa. Featuring the voices of retired manual laborers, Gl...

Bought by KOSU, New Hampshire Public Radio, and PRX Remix

  • Added: Jul 05, 2011
  • Length: 04:09
  • Purchases: 3
Caption: Lyal Corliss pulls a horse shoe off a horse's hoof., Credit: Yuli Weeks
In Northern California's Humboldt County, one octogenarian just won't quit working.

  • Added: Oct 07, 2009
  • Length: 04:20
Caption: the Arcelor Mittal Steel Mill, East Chicago, IN.  Formerly Inland Steel, Credit: Ayana Contreras
Recorded by fellow retired steelworker Joe Gutierrez, and produced by Ayana Contreras, this piece was created for in conjunction with Th...

  • Added: Feb 12, 2009
  • Length: 10:00
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Artist Pablo Davis's life in activism

  • Added: Jan 17, 2008
  • Length: 07:54