"Having CF is like being in a boat with a hole in it."

Barbra Hendricks and her son, Brent discuss what it's like to live with Cystic Fibrosis, and remember Brent's sister Tiffany, who died from the disease.
Recorded in Atlanta, Georgia
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Barbra Hendricks and her son, Brent discuss what it's like to live with Cystic Fibrosis, and remember Brent's sister Tiffany, ...
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Recorded in Atlanta, Georgia
Produced by
Allison Davis

Facilitated by
Hillery Rink

Themes
Family
Identity
Legacy
Struggle
Wisdom

"If we left, they wouldn't have nobody."

Miguel Alvarez (L) and Maurice Rowland (R) remember caring for residents at an assisted living home, where they were a janitor and a cook, when it closed suddenly, leaving many elderly residents abandoned.
Recorded in Hayward, California
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Miguel Alvarez (L) and Maurice Rowland (R) remember caring for residents at an assisted living home, where they were a ...
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Recorded in Hayward, California
Produced by
Jud Esty-Kendall

Facilitated by
Geraldine Ah-Sue

Themes
Friendship
Legacy
Struggle
Work

"I guess it's my turn, now."

Eddie Lanier, Jr., who first came to StoryCorps in 2006 to talk about being homeless and alcoholic, returns to speak with his friend, David Wright, about the end of his life.
Recorded in Durham, North Carolina
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Eddie Lanier, Jr., who first came to StoryCorps in 2006 to talk about being homeless and alcoholic, returns to speak with ...
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Recorded in Durham, North Carolina
Produced by
Michael Garofalo

Facilitated by
Susan Lee

Themes
Angels & Mentors
Friendship
Legacy
Struggle

"What do you feel you've learned from cancer?"

Jerris Marr interviews his 10-year-old daughter Faith about surviving bone cancer on her spine.
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Jerris Marr interviews his 10-year-old daughter Faith about surviving bone cancer on her spine.
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Produced by
Jud Esty-Kendall

Facilitated by
Sophia Simon-Ortiz

In Partnership with
Doernbecher Children’s Hospital at Oregon Health & Science University

Themes
Growing Up
Legacy
Struggle

"I wanted a picture of the person who had allowed me to live."

Rick Bounds and Dorothy Biernack talk about how they met.
Recorded in Baltimore, Maryland
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Rick Bounds and Dorothy Biernack talk about how they met.
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Recorded in Baltimore, Maryland
Produced by
Katie Simon with Yasmina Guerda

Facilitated by
Cambra Moniz

Themes
Legacy
Struggle

"What is your legacy?"

Frank Lilley interviews his stepfather, David Plant, about approaching the end of his life.
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Frank Lilley interviews his stepfather, David Plant, about approaching the end of his life.
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Produced by
Katie Simon

Facilitated by
Michael Garofalo

Themes
Friendship
Growing Up
Legacy

"All of my friends know me to be outspoken..."

William Anthony Cobb tells his mother, Mary, about the influence she had on him. William Anthony also talks with his sister, Valerie Foster, about their mother.
Recorded in New York City, New York
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William Anthony Cobb tells his mother, Mary, about the influence she had on him. William Anthony also talks with his ...
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Recorded in New York City, New York
Produced by
Jasmyn Belcher

Facilitated by
Daniel Littlewood and Tomas Rios

Themes
Angels & Mentors
Griot
Growing Up
Legacy