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StoryCorps is partnering with KMBH/KHID FM (Public Radio of the Rio Grande Valley) to record, preserve, and share the stories of communities in McAllen, TX and the Rio Grande Valley from November 28, 2012 to December 20, 2012.

Location

The MobileBooth will be located at:

November 28 - December 10
South Texas College
In front of the Pecan Campus Library
3201 W. Pecan
McAllen, Texas 78501


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December 12 - December 20
Basilica of Our Lady San Juan del Valle
Corner of Nebraska Ave & US 83 Frontage Road
400 N. Virgen de San Juan Blvd.
San Juan, TX 78589


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Reservations

Reservations open on Nov 9, 2012 at 10 AM local time. We expect a high volume of calls and reservations online. To assure you have an opportunity to make a reservation, we encourage you to call 800-850-4406 or make a reservation online as soon as they become available.

Si desea hacer una reservación en español o necesita más información, por favor llame al 800-850-4406, las 24 horas al día, los 7 días de la semana.

Call our 24 hours a day, 7 days a week, Spanish/English reservations line at 800-850-4406.

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Go to our reservation system by clicking on the "Reserve now" button above.

  1. Log in to our reservation system. First-time visitors can create a free account.
  2. Find a day and time that works for you and your interview partner. Please remember, all participants must be 10 years or older. If there are no times available, please keep checking back in case of cancellations. You will only have to register the first time, so to check back you simply sign in and look for open reservations.
  3. Pledge a donation. StoryCorps is a free public service, but we do ask for donations to help cover our costs and keep StoryCorps accessible to all. We suggest $25, but you can contribute as much or as little as you wish. Donations are processed on-site after your interview.
  4. Come to StoryCorps and have the conversation of a lifetime!

Parking & Directions

South Texas College: Parking is available in the lot in front of the Pecan Library on the Pecan Street side of South Texas College. Basilica of Our Lady San Juan del Valle: Parking is available in the lot adjacent to the MobileBooth off the corner of Nebraska Ave & US 83 Frontage Road.

Wait List

If there are no appointments available, we suggest adding your name to the Wait List. The Wait List is available to everyone on a first come, first serve basis by calling 800-850-4406. You may add your name to the wait list for the duration of the current reservation openings. We will contact you by phone if an appointment becomes available. If you are not able to take the appointment, you can still remain on the Wait List. We will go down the Wait List until we reach someone who can take the open reservation.

Cancellation Policy

StoryCorps is a public service intended to serve as many people as possible. We strive to make this happen daily. We understand cancellations are necessary sometimes. We ask that you cancel your appointment in a timely way in order to ensure StoryCorps can continue to operate in so many cities and offer these highly coveted times to someone on our waiting list. We appreciate your commitment to StoryCorps by reading and following these policies. Cancellation and Credit Card Policy At the time you register for an appointment, you will be asked for your credit card information. If you cancel your appointment within 48 hours, you will be charged a $50 cancellation fee. This credit card will not be used to process any donations after your interview. If you do not have a credit card, you can still sign-up for an interview by calling 800-850-4406.

Accessibility

The MobileBooth is wheelchair accessible.