Growing up, Barbara Handelsman often felt out of step with her family. But she has... more.
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Growing up, Barbara Handelsman often felt out of step with her family. But she has always had a special connection ...
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Recorded in Ann Arbor, Michigan
Thomas Weller remembers how he got started helping strangers in need.
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Thomas Weller remembers how he got started helping strangers in need.
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Recorded in San Diego, California
Aaron tells his teacher Celeste-Davis Carr, about revealing his homelessness during a StoryCorpsU recording.
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Aaron tells his teacher Celeste-Davis Carr, about revealing his homelessness during a StoryCorpsU recording.
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Recorded in Chicago, Illinois
Christine and Gordon Schei talk about learning that their son, Army Sergeant Erik Schei, had... more.
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Christine and Gordon Schei talk about learning that their son, Army Sergeant Erik Schei, had been shot in the head ...
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Recorded in Rio Rancho, New Mexico
Happy Dodson (L) and Taz Roman (R), members of Bikers Against Child Abuse, talk about... more.
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Happy Dodson (L) and Taz Roman (R), members of Bikers Against Child Abuse, talk about their work.
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Recorded in Norwich, Connecticut
Father Michael Duffy talks about how he came to give the homily at the funeral... more.
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Father Michael Duffy talks about how he came to give the homily at the funeral of his friend, Father Mychal ...
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81-year-old Virginia Fairbrother tells her daughter, Laurel Kaae, a story from the Depression.
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81-year-old Virginia Fairbrother tells her daughter, Laurel Kaae, a story from the Depression.
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Recorded in Bismarck, North Dakota
Studs Terkel, the late oral historian, from a 2005 interview recorded when a StoryCorps MobileBooth... more.
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Studs Terkel, the late oral historian, from a 2005 interview recorded when a StoryCorps MobileBooth visited his home.
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Recorded in Chicago, Illinois
Lynn Weaver talks with his daughter, Kimberly, about his father, Ted Weaver, who worked as... more.
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Lynn Weaver talks with his daughter, Kimberly, about his father, Ted Weaver, who worked as a janitor and chauffeur in ...
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Recorded in Atlanta, Georgia
Nineteen-year-old Noe Rueda (R) talks to his high school economics teacher, Alex Fernandez (L), about... more.
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Nineteen-year-old Noe Rueda (R) talks to his high school economics teacher, Alex Fernandez (L), about growing up poor in Chicago.
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Recorded in Madison, Wisconsin
Former NYPD lieutenant Bill Cosgrove remembers carrying Father Mychal Judge, the first official victim of... more.
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Former NYPD lieutenant Bill Cosgrove remembers carrying Father Mychal Judge, the first official victim of September 11th, out of the ...
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Recorded in New York City, New York
New York City bus operator Ronald Ruiz remembers one of his passengers on the City... more.
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New York City bus operator Ronald Ruiz remembers one of his passengers on the City Island line in the Bronx.
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Recorded in New York City, New York
Jose "Pepe" Noriega , one of over 14,000 children who came to the U.S. as... more.
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Jose "Pepe" Noriega , one of over 14,000 children who came to the U.S. as part of Operation Pedro Pan, speaks ...
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Recorded in Coral Gables, Florida
Robert Patterson, who has Alzheimer's disease, speaks with his wife, Karen.
Herman Blake and his brother Sidney remember their childhood during the 1940s.
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Herman Blake and his brother Sidney remember their childhood during the 1940s.
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Recorded in New York City, New York
Tony Perri tells his grandson, Jeffrey about coming out as a gay man.
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Tony Perri tells his grandson, Jeffrey about coming out as a gay man.
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Recorded in Rochester, New York
Scott Macaulay remembers how, 25 years ago, he started an annual holiday dinner for strangers... more.
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Scott Macaulay remembers how, 25 years ago, he started an annual holiday dinner for strangers who have nowhere else to go.
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Recorded in Melrose, Massachusetts
James Ransom and Cherie Johnson remember their neighbor and Sunday school teacher.
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James Ransom and Cherie Johnson remember their neighbor and Sunday school teacher.
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Recorded in Sarasota, Florida
Aimee Gerold speaks with her father, Bob, about her adoption from China.
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Aimee Gerold speaks with her father, Bob, about her adoption from China.
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Recorded in Pensacola, Florida
Edwin Lanier Jr., who is homeless, to his friend David Wright.
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Edwin Lanier Jr., who is homeless, to his friend David Wright.
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Recorded in Durham, North Carolina