Nicholas Petron remembers his grandfather, who came to the U.S. from Italy as a young... more.
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Nicholas Petron remembers his grandfather, who came to the U.S. from Italy as a young man.
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Recorded in New York City, New York
Sean Plasse tells his friend Blanche Podhajski about being dyslexic.
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Sean Plasse tells his friend Blanche Podhajski about being dyslexic.
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Recorded in Burlington, Vermont
Peter Obetz (L) talks to his best friend, Jeff Jarrett (R), about being diagnosed with... more.
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Peter Obetz (L) talks to his best friend, Jeff Jarrett (R), about being diagnosed with stage 4 cancer.
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Recorded in Kansas City, Missouri
Meliza Arellano tells Sarah Benko, her former seventh-grade teacher, about how she became a serious... more.
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Meliza Arellano tells Sarah Benko, her former seventh-grade teacher, about how she became a serious student.
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Recorded in New York City, New York
Special education teacher Ken Rensink tells his friend Laurel Hill-Ward how surviving a near-fatal car... more.
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Special education teacher Ken Rensink tells his friend Laurel Hill-Ward how surviving a near-fatal car crash has influenced his teaching.
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Recorded in Chico, California
Barbara Esrig remembers the car accident that nearly took her life.
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Barbara Esrig remembers the car accident that nearly took her life.
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Recorded in Gainesville, Florida
Eddie Lanier, Jr., who first came to StoryCorps in 2006 to talk about being homeless... more.
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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
Nathan Hoskins tells his friend Sally Evans how his family first learned that he was... more.
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Nathan Hoskins tells his friend Sally Evans how his family first learned that he was gay.
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Recorded in Lexington, Kentucky
Linda Kenney (R) Miller and her sister Diane Kenney (L) remember their grandfather, Dr. John... more.
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Linda Kenney (R) Miller and her sister Diane Kenney (L) remember their grandfather, Dr. John A. Kenney, who founded the ...
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Recorded in Montgomery, Alabama
Shengqiao Chen (L) tells his friend Zehao Zhou (R) about being smuggled to the U.S.... more.
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Shengqiao Chen (L) tells his friend Zehao Zhou (R) about being smuggled to the U.S. aboard the Golden Venture ...
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Aja David and her younger sister, Kai Leigh Harriott, remember the night Kai was hit... more.
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Aja David and her younger sister, Kai Leigh Harriott, remember the night Kai was hit by a stray bullet and ...
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Murray Brown tells her friend Kerrie Cotten Williams about being a nursing student in a... more.
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Murray Brown tells her friend Kerrie Cotten Williams about being a nursing student in a segregated hospital.
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Recorded in Atlanta, Georgia
Mary Ellen Noone remembers a story from her great-grandmother.
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Mary Ellen Noone remembers a story from her great-grandmother.
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Recorded in Montgomery, Alabama
John Hunter talks with two former students about what they learned playing the World Peace... more.
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John Hunter talks with two former students about what they learned playing the World Peace Game, which he created.
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Robert Patterson, who has Alzheimer's disease, speaks with his wife, Karen.
Three stories about student mentors called "Chasers" who do whatever it takes to get their... more.
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Three stories about student mentors called "Chasers" who do whatever it takes to get their kids to class.
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Recorded in Pasadena, California
Warren Weems (R), who is a teacher's aide in his wife, Robin's, first-grade classroom, is... more.
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Warren Weems (R), who is a teacher's aide in his wife, Robin's, first-grade classroom, is interviewed by his son Jason (...
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Recorded in Baltimore, Maryland
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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Sergeant Papsy Lemus tells her daughter Griselda about going off to war in Iraq.
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Sergeant Papsy Lemus tells her daughter Griselda about going off to war in Iraq.
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Recorded in Salt Lake City, Utah
Raul Bravo tells his former high school automotive teacher, Clairene Terry, how she inspired him... more.
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Raul Bravo tells his former high school automotive teacher, Clairene Terry, how she inspired him to stay in school.
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Recorded in Chicago, Illinois